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" Proud Prelate, — You know what you were before I made you what you are now. If you do not immediately comply with my request. I will unfrock you, by God. "
Handbook of English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury ... - Page 263
by Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer - 1893 - 483 pages
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The Lady's magazine (and museum). Improved ser., enlarged

1837
...queen's private orders. This refusal produced the following unique epistle from her maiden majesty : — "Proud Prelate, — You know what you were before I made you what you are now. If you do not immediately comply with my request, I will unfrock you, by God. "ELIZABETH." This...
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London, Or Interesting Memorials of Its Rise, Progress & Present State, Volume 2

Sholto Percy, Reuben Percy - London (England) - 1824
...refused, when the queen produced a compliance, by the following laconic, but unlady-Iike epistle. " Proud prelate, You know what you were before I made you what you are now ; if you do not immediately comply with my request, I will unfrock yon by G . ELIZABETH." He must...
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The Constitutional History of England from the Accession of Henry VII. to ...

Henry Hallam - Constitutional history - 1827 - 511 pages
...their families , are very common , — sometimes no doubt ' It was couched in the following terms : " Proud Prelate, " You know what you were before I made...you do not immediately comply with my request, by G— I will unfrock you. ;' ELIZABETH. " Poor Cox wrote a very good letter before this, printed in...
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The ancient remains, antiquities, and recent improvements of the city of London

Henry Thomas (antiquarian.) - 1830
...by the following laconic epistle, in which most assuredly no " Mildnesse shin'd in Majesty :"— " Proud Prelate, " You know what you were before I made you what you are now ; if you do not immediately comply with my request, I will unfrock you by G—." " ELIZABETH."...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1836
...for the benefit of the Lord Keeper, Hatton, Elizabeth wrote to him the following laconic epistle: " You know what you were before I made you what you...you do not immediately comply with my request, by G— I will unfrock you. ELIZABETH."' " Proud prelate, The number of deprivations and imprisonments...
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The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and ..., Volume 4

Thomas Allen - London (England) - 1839
...refused, when the queen produced a compliance by the following laconic, but unlady-like epistle : — ' Proud prelate, You know what you were before I made you what you arc now ; if you do not immediately comply with my request, I will unfrock you by G — . ELIZABETH....
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 24

United States - 1849
...addressed by Queen Elizabeth to the Bishop of Ely : " Proud prelate, you know what you were before I mude you what you are. If you do not immediately comply with my request, by God, I will nnfrock you." A national worship was an inseparable element of the polity ofancient nations. Thiť...
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Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures

William Jones - 1838
...Elizabeth wrote to him the following laconic epistle : " Proud prelate, " You know what you were before 1 made you what you are : if you do not immediately comply with my request, by G — I will unfrock you. — Const. Hist. i. 304. " ELIIABETH." On another occasion, she commanded...
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The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and ..., Volume 4

Thomas Allen - London (England) - 1839
...refused, when the queen produced a compliance by the following laconic, but unlady-like epistle :— ' Proud prelate, You know what you were before I made you what you are now; if you do not immediately comply with my request, I will unfrock you by G—. ELIZABETH. He must...
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The Dublin Review, Volumes 9-10

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1840
...of right, when they became again able to defray the necessary expenses.§ By this practice the • " Proud prelate. You know what you were before I made you what you are. If you do not comply with my request, by G — I will unfrock you. ELIZABETH." — Letter from the head of the Church...
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