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Queen Elizabeth I and Westminster Abbey

Queen Elizabeth I and Westminster Abbey

Not only was it the site of Elizabeth’s coronation, but it is her final resting place. Elizabeth’s tomb is in the Henry VII Chapel. After her death, James I built her a tomb. She rests with her half-sister Mary I. Although divided by religion in life, these powerful queens will forever be remembered in Westminster Abbey.

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Life During COVID-19: Ireland

Life During COVID-19: Ireland

In this series, senior staff members reflect on their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, Contributing Writer Michelle O’Brien details her experience.

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Junior Girls Rant: In defence of the quiet ones

Junior Girls Rant: In defence of the quiet ones

Fanny Price is the most overlooked heroine in the world of Jane Austen and, for many readers, her story – Mansfield Park – is the least loved Austen novel. Some believe the novel itself is at fault – it is dark in subject, the characters are unlikeable, and the...

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Catherine Howard and the Tower of London

Catherine Howard and the Tower of London

Although her husband was notorious for his many affairs, Catherine paid the ultimate price for living what may have seemed to her a young and carefree life. Catherine Howard’s short life exemplifies the double standards girls face throughout history

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