Monday, 25 March 2013

Calais in my Heart

The loss of Calais to the French was one of the greatest errors made during Mary I's reign - a fact the Queen herself was well aware of. Mary I frustrated exclaimed that:

"When I am dead, and my body is opened, ye shall find Calais written on my heart"

1 comment:

  1. Joe Biden seems to think this wording was invented by James Joyce about Dublin.