Highlands Ranch High School - Mr. Sedivy
- Famous Quotes Throughout
World History -
Sir Thomas More 1478 - 1535
"Is not this house (the Tower of London) as nigh heaven as my own?"
July 5, 1535 - On the eve of his execution in a letter to his daughter
On mounting the scaffold:
After his head was upon the block (he) lift it up again, and gently
drew his beard aside, and said:
James V (of Scotland) 1512 - 1542
December 1542 - Of the crown of Scotland, on learning of the birth
of Mary Queen of Scots:
Elizabeth I 1533 - 1603
November 12, 1586
1588 - Speech to the troops at Tilbury on the approach of the Armada
1601 - The Golden Speech
To the leaders of her Council who were opposing her course towards
Mary Queen of Scots:
Mary Queen of Scots 1542 - 1587
"En ma fin git mon commencement." (In my end is my beginning.)
Sir Francis Drake c.1540 - 1596
"There is plenty of time to win this game, and to thrash the Spaniards too."
"There must be a beginning of any great matter, but the continuing unto the end until it be thoroughly finished yields the true glory."
"I must have the gentleman to haul and draw with the mariner, and the mariner with the gentleman ... I would know him that would refuse to set his hand to a rope, but I know there is not any such here."
Guy Fawkes 1570 - 1606
November 6, 1605
James I (James VI of Scotland) 1566 - 1625
1604 - Counter-blast to Tobacco
1604 - To a deputation of Presbyterians from the Church of Scotland,
seeking religious tolerance in England:
March 21, 1610 - Speech to Parliament
Robert Bruce 1554 - 1631
"Now, God be with you, my children: I have breakfasted with you and shall sup with my Lord Jesus Christ this night."
Oliver Cromwell 1599 - 1658
On the execution of Charles I:
August 3, 1650 - Letter to the General Assembly of the Kirk of Scotland
September 4, 1651 - Letter to William Lenthall, Speaker of the Parliament
April 20, 1653 - Addressing the Rump Parliament
September 12, 1654 - Speech to Parliament
On the painting of his portrait:
Charles II 1630 - 1685
"It is upon the navy under the good Providence of God that the safety, honor, and welfare of this realm do chiefly depend."
"This is very true: for my words are my own, and my actions are my ministers'."
On the debates in the House of Lords on Lord Ross's Divorce Bill
Famous Quotes Throughout World History -
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Mr. Sedivy's History Classes
| Colorado History | American Government | Advanced Placement Modern European History | Rise of Nation State England | World History |
World History: Dawn of Civilization
to Napoleon - Units of Study
| Prehistory | Mesopotamia & Phoenicians | Ancient Egypt | Greece | Rome | Medieval History | Renaissance and Reformation | Exploration | National Monarchies |
| The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment | Colonial America and the American Revolution | The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era |
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