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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Royal Tea: George I and George II

Royal Tea: George I and George II

Valeria Velasquez April 30, 2018

A student of royal family trees and history would easily spot this trend: the amount of problematic white men, as well as the list of European kings who just couldn’t keep it in their pants (not even...

Royal Tea: Marie Antoinette

Royal Tea: Marie Antoinette

Valeria Velasquez April 30, 2018

When it comes to iconic monarchs that ought to be discussed on a blog specifically about the dramatic lives of monarchs, it almost feels wrong not to mention the woman who is known for  one phrase: “Let...

Royal Tea: Catherine the Great

Royal Tea: Catherine the Great

Valeria Velasquez April 1, 2018

When it comes to historic scandal, there are many common motifs that are impossible to ignore. However, when it comes to the type of scandal that belongs in 18th century gossip columns and not on Advanced...

Royal Tea: Empress Wu

Royal Tea: Empress Wu

Valeria Velasquez February 28, 2018

For the past four editions of Royal Tea, we have covered a variety of topics, ranging from forbidden romances to incestous bondings, all of which have been about the busy lives of endlessly interesting...

Royal Tea: Lucrezia Borgia

Royal Tea: Lucrezia Borgia

Valeria Velasquez February 19, 2018

In the 15th century,  teenage girls were considered fair game for marriage. While the 13-year-old girls of modern-day developed countries may have trivial things such as the latest episode of a trash...

Royal Tea: Elizabeth I of England

Royal Tea: Elizabeth I of England

Valeria Velasquez January 30, 2018

Unfortunately for many queens, princesses and other royals that made up the social elite, women’s rights weren’t much of a hot topic in the 1500s. While kings faced ridicule for lacking a plentiful...

Royal Tea: Maria I of Portugal

Royal Tea: Maria I of Portugal

Valeria Velasquez January 15, 2018

For the past decade or so, Prince William’s marriage to Kate Middleton, along with Prince Harry’s engagement, has been all the rage (well, not really, but British Royal gossip is certainly the best...

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