On this day in Tudor history, 30th November 1601, Queen Elizabeth I gave her famous Golden Speech.
She addressed it to the House of Commons, and it was her final speech to Parliament.
In her speech, the sixty-eight-year-old Elizabeth I spoke of her position as queen and her love and respect for her realm, her people, and for her members of Parliament. It was a speech that brought many of the men present to tears. It was a heartfelt speech by a queen who truly loved her people.
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