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I will make a Star-chamber matter of it.

      — The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act I Scene 1

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KEYWORD: virgin

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Henry VIII
[V, 5]

Archbishop Cranmer

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She shall be, to the happiness of England,
An aged princess; many days shall see her,
And yet no day without a deed to crown it.
Would I had known no more! but she must die,
She must, the saints must have her; yet a virgin,
A most unspotted lily shall she pass
To the ground, and all the world shall mourn her.

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