GQB

(redirected from Good Queen Bess)
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GQBGuerrilla Queer Bar
GQBGrindlays Qatar Bank
GQBGood Queen Bess (Queen Elizabeth I)
References in classic literature ?
Caesar, like, in later years, Elizabeth, seems to have stopped everywhere: only he was more respectable than good Queen Bess; he didn't put up at the public-houses.
She was afraid of taking on the role as she was stepping into such big shoes, as Good Queen Bess has previously been played by Judi Dench, Bette Davis and Margot's great favourite and fellow Aussie, Cate Blanchett.
For example, in the chapter that focuses on debunking the myth of "Good Queen Bess," Guy discusses Elizabeth's consent to a scheme (that ultimately failed) to "capture and forcibly deport" resident black Africans to sell them into slavery or exchange them for English prisoners of war on the Iberian peninsula (205).
During the first decade of her reign, according to some historians, the Catholics did not suffer much despite their antagonistic attitude toward 'Good Queen Bess.'
Elizabeth I, or 'Good Queen Bess',' gets a bit more time in the spotlight and the British Empire tableau with Queen Victoria is one of the most visually stunning - and now includes tribal warriors from, according to a well-informed volunteer, Papua New Guinea.
Elizabeth I, or 'Good Queen Bess', gets a bit more time in the spotlight and the British Empire tableau with Queen Victoria is one of the most visually stunning - and now includes tribal warriors from, according to a well-informed volunteer, Papua New Guinea.
But perhaps the comparison to "Good Queen Bess" wasn't that wide of the mark.
For it is said that this Grade II- listed farmhouse has possible connections to Good Queen Bess herself.
Just 13.6% of people voted for Good Queen Bess while Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (the Princess Di of her day they say) came third winning over 9.5%.
She was "Good Queen Bess." The "Virgin Queen." Remarkably, she was the daughter of Anne Boleyn, beheaded by order of Elizabeth's father, King Henry VIII, in 1536.
Only three women cropped up in our history lessons - Queen Elizabeth who was called Good Queen Bess but cut people's heads off, Joan of Arc who was brave and talked to God but we burned her alive, and Grace Darling, who was all the rage in those days but seems to have gone out of fashion since then.
He covers town and village housing, materials and structure, plans and decoration, interior rooms and details, outbuildings and gatehouses, and Tudor houses built after the time of Good Queen Bess. Distributed in North America by The David Brown Book Co.