Mistresses of The Robes To Queen Anne, 1704-1714
- 1704-1710: Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough
- 1710-1714: Elizabeth Seymour, Duchess of Somerset
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“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.
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To Mary Queen the praise be given!
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