Mar 06, 2022
Don’t be telling the Queen to go to bed, for a right royal tongue-lashing should be your reward!
So found Robert Cecil, who had succeeded his father as Lord Privy Seal.
Elizabeth was nearing the end of her life. Perhaps she knew it, for she would not rest. When Robert Cecil said she “must” go to bed she put him firmly in his place, as she was so good at doing!