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A Second Look at Secondary Progressions: A Tale of Two Queens

In chart work, I have always looked at secondary progressions, but, to be honest, I was never able to glean much information out of them, except for a bit from the progressed Moon.  1,163 more words


England's Treasure Houses: Hatfield House

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Queen Elizabeth I spent much of her childhood at Hatfield Palace, which had been home to the Bishops of Ely since the Middle Ages.  715 more words

A Church, "by Law Established"

There once existed a special and very privileged land, an island nation blessed in every respect with benign climate, fertile soils, an industrious people, and plentiful natural resources. 2,981 more words


Shakespeare Saturdays: Elizabeth I and Her Influence

Welcome to another Shakespeare Saturday: Women’s History Month Edition! Today’s post is about one of England’s best monarchs (or the best monarch): Elizabeth I. She had a huge influence on religion, literature, fashion, and pretty much everything else and I’m really excited to talk about the influence she had on writers such as Edmund Spenser and William Shakespeare. 457 more words


Queen Mary I: Part One: Her Mother's Daughter

So the thing with Queen Mary I, as it is with so many historical figures, is that her whole life tends to be retrofitted back from her short, weird, bloody reign. 2,828 more words


Friday Film Review: F is for Fire Over England. (Alphabet Edition.)

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MARY STUART at Duke of Yorks Theatre

At the opening of MARY STUART a coin is spun and and the winner plays Elizabeth I and the loser plays Mary Queen of Scots. Juliet Stevenson lost the toss and so played Mary and Lia Williams won and played Elizabeth the night I was at the Duke of York Theatre in the West End. 159 more words