Alison Weir

“She was not so forbearing when it came to bad breath. After receiving one French envoy, she exclaimed, ‘Good God! What shall I do if this man stay here, for I smell him an hour after he has gone!’ Her words were reported back to the envoy, who at once betook himself back to France in shame.”


Alison Weir, The Life of Elizabeth I
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The Life of Elizabeth I The Life of Elizabeth I by Alison Weir
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