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... 3 October 1635 – 18 February 1664 Her Highness Isabella d'Este, Princess of Modena 18 February 1664 – 21 August 1666 Her Highness the Duchess of Parma. ...
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“Duchess of York. Good madam, be not angry with the child.
Queen Elizabeth. Pitchers have ears.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“I know I have the body of a weak, feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a kingand of a King of England too, and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any prince of Europe, should dare to invade the borders of my realm; to which, rather than any dishonour should grow by me, I myself will take up armsI myself will be your general, judge, and rewarder of every one of your virtues in the field.”
—Elizabeth I (15331603)
“Lady Hodmarsh and the duchess immediately assumed the clinging affability that persons of rank assume with their inferiors in order to show them that they are not in the least conscious of any difference in station between them.”
—W. Somerset Maugham (18741965)