Elizabeth I of England Quote

The use of the sea and air is common to all; neither can a title to the ocean belong to any people or private persons, forasmuch as neither nature nor public use and custom permit any possession thereof.


To the Spanish Ambassador (1580).

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The use of the sea and air is common to all; neither can a title to the ocean belong to any people or private persons, forasmuch as neither nature...

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The use of the sea and air is common to all; neither can a title to the ocean belong to any people or private persons, forasmuch as neither nature...

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The use of the sea and air is common to all; neither can a title to the ocean belong to any people or private persons, forasmuch as neither nature...

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The use of the sea and air is common to all; neither can a title to the ocean belong to any people or private persons, forasmuch as neither nature...