Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Today In History: Happy Birthday Elizabeth I

Happy birthday Elizabeth I aka "Gloriana". 478 years later and the people still love you. September 7th 1533 will always be your day.
"There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue"
— Elizabeth I
~Lizzy~

8 comments:

  1. She sure did leave her mark on history.

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  2. Pricilla, that is for sure and there will never be another like her either. She is defiantly a woman I can admire for not just her strength but her courage too.

    Allison, no kidding she sure was fierce at times just like both of her parents.

    Carole Rae, I second that happy birthday Elizabeth.

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  3. That is quite the quote by her...love it!

    And happy birthday to her also!

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  4. Jo-Jo, I think that one is one of my favorite quotes because it speaks volumes of Elizabeth's character. She is the ultimate example of self control.

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  5. Oooo I've never seen this painting. Where did you find it?

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  6. I found it on a history blog but now I can not find it, I thought I book marked it. If I find it I will post the link.

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