Elizabeth I of England Quote
I am your anointed Queen. I will never be by violence constrained to do anything. I thank God that I am endued with such qualities that if I were turned out of the Realm in my petticoat, I were able to live in any place in Christome.
speech to Members of Parliament, 5 November 1566, in J. E. Neale Elizabeth I and her Parliaments 1559–1581 (1953) pt. 3, ch. 1