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The Union of the Two Noble and Illustrious Families of Lancaster and York,
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I cannot go with you all the way on your journey, but I would go as far as I might

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There are too many Dudleys already in this world

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My lady, for your virtue and goodness, God would receive you in rags.

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The formal education of women was rarely considered important. Girls of good birth were taught domestic skills at home or in a convent, and rarely learned to read and write, for it was feared that if they did they would waste their talents writing love letters or reading romances that led to promiscuity.

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Giraldus claimed that he had heard about Eleanor's adultery with Geoffrey from the saintly Bishop Hugh of Lincoln, who had learned of it from Henry II of England, Geoffrey's son and Eleanor's second husband. Eleanor was estranged from Henry at the time Giraldus was writing, and the king was trying to secure an annulment of their marriage from the Pope. It would have been to his advantage to declare her an adulterous wife who had had carnal relations with his father, for that in itself would have rendered their marriage incestuous and would have provided prima facie grounds for its dissolution.

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I must bear it well as I may. As my sainted mother used to say, we never come to the kingdom of Heaven but by troubles.

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The Union of the Two Noble and Illustrious Families of Lancaster and York,

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Large and excellent joints, the delicacies and cleanliness customary in Italy were wanting

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If only the Fates had granted him a longer stay in this

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Swearing, drunkenness, "haunting bad houses," fighting, and drawing graffiti-hugh penises were a favourite-on the palace walls were all punishable by warnings,

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A king was the Lord's anointed, hallowed at his coronation with holy oil.

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I love reading about the supernatural, and time-slip novels, and the mistress of both is Barbara Erskine.

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If people really want to know and learn from history, why do they want bad history? Why don't they want good history? Wouldn't you rather know the truth, rather than the legend?

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History was a hobby for about, oh, 20 years before I got into print.

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