Mistress of The Robes To Queen Mary, 1910-1953
- 1910-1916: Evelyn Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
- 1916-1921: Eileen Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland
- 1921-1953: Evelyn Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (Dowager Duchess of Devonshire from 1938)
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Famous quotes containing the words mistress, robes and/or queen:
“Trying to avoid
Ideas, as in this poem? But we
Go back to them as to a wife, leaving
The mistress we desire?”
—John Ashbery (b. 1927)
“What did you go out into the wilderness to look at? A reed shaken by the wind? What then did you go out to see? Someone dressed in soft robes? Look, those who wear soft robes are in royal palaces. What then did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet.”
—Bible: New Testament, Matthew 11:7-9.
Jesus speaking about John the Baptist.
“I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.”
—Elizabeth I (15331603)