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65,502.  I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children.  My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long.  (Blood & Queen & Suffer)  Marie Antoinette

 

 

72,532.  I will do what queens do: I will rule.  (Fantasy & Queen)  Game of Thrones: First of His Name s4e5, Queen

 

 

127,436.  She’s everyone’s queen now.  (Fantasy & Queen)  Game of Thrones s8e6: The Iron Throne, Jon Snow, Sky Atlantic 2019  

 

 

84,066.  Here did she fall a tear; here, in this place,

I’ll set a bank of rue, sour herb of grace;

Rue, ever for ruth, here shortly shall be seen

In the remembrance of a weeping queen.  William Shakespeare, Richard II III iv 104

 

 

89,707.  Therefore our sometime sister, now our queen,

The imperial jointress to this warlike state,

Have we, as ’twere with a defeated joy, –

With an auspicious and a dropping eye,

With mirth in funeral and with dirge in marriage,

In equal scale weighing delight and dole, –

Taken to wife: nor have we herein barr’d

Your better wisdoms, which have freely gone

With this affair along.  For all, our thanks.

Now follows, that you know, young Fortinbras,

Holding a weak supposal of our worth,

Or thinking by our late dear brother's death

Our state to be disjoint and out of frame ... (State & King & Queen)  William Shakespeare, Hamlet I ii, Claudius  

 

 

86,222.  Each your doing,

So singular in each particular,

Crowns what you are doing in the present deed,

That all your acts are queens.  William Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale IV iii 144

 

86,223.  The queen of curds and cream.  ibid.  IV ii i 161

 

 

70,055.  I’d like to be a queen in people’s hearts but I don’t see myself being queen of this country.  (Diana & Queen)  Diana, interview Panorama 20th November 1995

 

 

86,224.  Boy George is all England needs – another queen who can’t dress.  Joan Rivers

 

 

86,225.  If you’re a queen, you’re powerless, so I’d probably demote myself and go shopping.  Helena Bonham Carter

 

 

133,439.  Elizabeth II: Britain’s longest-serving monarch: she’s reigned over this country for nearly 70 years.  She’s seen a man land on the moon and 14 prime ministers come and ago.  But 400 years earlier there was another Queen Elizabeth.  (Elizabeth I & Elizabeth II & Queen)  Elizabeth I & II: Britain’s Golden Queens, Channel 5 2020  

 

133,440.  They both fought to protect their reigns.  (Elizabeth I & Elizabeth II & Queen)  ibid.

 

133,441.  ‘Elizabeth (II) was a minor princess living in a town-house.’  (Elizabeth I & Elizabeth II & Queen)  ibid.  Kate Williams    

 

133,442.  Young Elizabeth Tudor is on a tumultuous path of her own.  (Elizabeth I & Elizabeth II & Queen)  ibid.    

 

133,443.  Both women are determined to marry to love.  (Elizabeth I & Elizabeth II & Queen)  ibid.

 

133,444.  Philip is named Queen Consort and nothing more … two steps behind his wife.  (Elizabeth I & Elizabeth II & Queen)  ibid.

 

133,445.  Both Queens need to find a way to reach all of the subjects … mass media they use to re-brand themselves.  (Elizabeth I & Elizabeth II & Queen)  ibid.

 

133,446.  ‘An internationalist and a diplomat as skilful as Elizabeth I.’  (Elizabeth I & Elizabeth II & Queen)  ibid.  Robert Lacey

 

 

133,447.  Both Elizabeth’s reigns are changed with the arrival of two extraordinary women: Mary cf. Elizabeth: we uncover remarkable similarities.  (Elizabeth I & Elizabeth II & Queen)  Elizabeth I & II: Britain’s Golden Queens II                

 

133,448.  Both women rose from royal obscurity to become popular and successful monarchs.  (Elizabeth I & Elizabeth II & Queen)  ibid.  Professor