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Its never been confirmed that Elizabeth I was a virgin. Its like the Virgin Mary - its about branding, a logo.

"It's never been confirmed that Elizabeth I was a virgin. It's like the Virgin Mary - it's about branding, a logo. To use a modern term, Elizabeth was actually a bit of a slut"

- Helen Mirren

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In this quote, starlet Helen Mirren is talking about the historical figure of Queen Elizabeth I and the understanding of her as a virgin. She suggests that the concept of Elizabeth being a virgin, like the Virgin Mary, was more about developing a certain image or brand name for the queen rather than being based upon actual realities. Mirren goes on to state that, in contemporary terms, Elizabeth could be seen as promiscuous or a "slut" instead of a virgin. This quote highlights the concept that historic figures and their reputations can be shaped and manipulated for numerous functions, even centuries later.

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Helen Mirren This quote is written / told by Helen Mirren somewhere between July 26, 1945 and today. She was a famous Actress from United Kingdom. The author also have 5 other quotes.

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