Queen Mary I of England

Mary I was born 18th February 1516 in Greenwich, England. She was the first queen of England and Ireland from July 1553 until her death, 17th November 1558. She is best known for her attempt to reverse the English Reformation, which had already ¬† ¬†begun while her father, Henry VIII reigned. Mary I was also…

“Remember the Ship”

“Remember the Ship” is a metaphorical and symbolic poem written by John Agard. He was born in 1949 in the colony British Guyana, and moved to England in 1977. Agard is a poet, playwright, and short-story teller, and has performed his work throughout the world during his career. The speaker in the poem refers to…