The queen herself could write to a bishop who scrupled to do what she desired, "By God, I will unfrock you!"
We cannot touch the Pope himself and we cannot unfrock his Bishops.
If you do not immediately comply with my request, I will unfrock you, by God!
I am inclined to unfrock and scourge them sorely for their leasings.
He may come to be a worthy soldier, and so justify me in allowing him to unfrock himself.
But not on that account do I wish to unfrock myself; nor certainly on that account do I wish to be deprived of my wife.