|The Armada Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, c.1588.|
George Gower. Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire, UK.
Of course, all this may change in 2016. Expect a good deal of anguished wrestling between head and heart in the run-up to the referendum, and fluctuating opinion polls as a result. And expect the British people to decide, once again, that while Europe may be a problem, she is our problem too.