Finnrakh Tybay

Thorns and grapes

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She certainly is a great queen, and were she only a Catholic she would be our dearly beloved. Just look how well she governs; she is only a woman, only mistress of half an island, and yet she makes herself feared by Spain, by France, by the Empire, by all.
-Pope Sixtus V

(Source: one-mistress-and-no-master, via phobs-heh)