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" ... midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust. I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman... "
The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the ... - Page 193
edited by - 1883
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Our native land, or, Scenes and sketches from British history, by the author ...

British history - 1855
...feeble woman ; but I have the heart of a king, — and a king of England too ; — and think scorn that any prince of Europe should dare to invade the borders of my realms, to which, rather than any dishonour should grow by me, I myself will take up arms ; I myself...
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The cabinet history of England, civil, military and ecclesiastical ..., Volume 5

Charles MacFarlane - Great Britain - 1855
...have but the body of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart of a king, and of a king of England too, and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any prince (if Europe, should dare to invade the borders of my realms! " * Everything in this camp speech was...
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Fathers and Daughters in Shakespeare and Shaw

Lagretta Tallent Lenker - Drama - 2001 - 201 pages
...attire, "I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king ... I myself will take up arms, I myself will be your general, judge, and rewarder of every one of your virtues in the field."30 Although her Armada speech at Tilbury...
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Elizabeth: The Struggle for the Throne

David Starkey - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 384 pages
...Instead, and more importantly, she was a mistress of language, thinking, in her speech at Tilbury, 'full scorn that Parma or Spain or any prince of Europe should dare invade the borders of my realm'. This same determination led her to destroy her favourite, Essex, when...
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England

Robin Eagles - Travel - 2002 - 519 pages
...body of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too, and think foul scorn that Parma, or Spain, or...will take up arms, I myself will be your general, judge, and rewarder of every one of your virtues in the field. I Elizabeth I, addressing her land forces...
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The Spanish Armada: Revised Edition

Colin Martin, Geoffrey Parker - History - 1999 - 295 pages
At the end of July 1588, Philip II's Armada of 130 ships set sail against England. Within a month they were condemned to defeat. The authors spent 13 years reassessing the ...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 44

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 280 pages
The first fifty volumes of this yearbook of Shakespeare studies are being reissued in paperback.
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Gender and Heroism in Early Modern English Literature

Mary Beth Rose - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 139 pages
...have the heart and stomach of a king and of a king oo of England too—and take foul scorn that Parma or any prince of Europe should dare to invade the borders of my realm. To the which rather than any dishonor shall grow by me, I myself will venter my royal blood; I myself...
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Incest and the Literary Imagination

Elizabeth Barnes - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 389 pages
...of Parma a figure very familiar to Renaissance audiences: Elizabeth I in her Armada speech thought "foul scorn that Parma or Spain or any Prince of Europe should dare invade the borders of my Realm," 6 and Marlowe's Doctor Faustus, in a play that clearly influenced...
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The Expansion of Elizabethan England

A. L. Rowse - History - 2003 - 449 pages
The adventurers and merchants (as well as the poets and playwrights) of the Elizabethan age are legendary. This work by the eminent historian A. L. Rowse argues that, under ...
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