Philip Ardagh’s Book of Kings, Queens, Emperors and Rotten Wart-Nosed Commoners

Philip Ardagh

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

“PARP!”  Pssst! Do you know the story about Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) and the — er — farting courtier? One day, when bowing low to Her Majesty, the Earl of Oxford couldn’t help but break wind.  The poor man felt SO embarrassed, that he left the court — and some say the country — for SEVEN years.  Upon his return, after such a long absence, the first thing Good Queen Bess said on seeing him was, “Lord, I had forgot the fart!”