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The Witter Merchants excerpt from long version

I had to cut a longer version of The Witter Merchants to fit competition page limit requirements. This montage was one of the casualties.



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When Queen Elizabeth I died after ruling her realm for 45 years, the people were deeply worried about their future. They were very relieved when King James VI of Scotland was chosen to succeed her and the transition was a peaceful one.

I contrast the deep mourning over the Queen's death and funeral with the joyful welcome, acclamation and acceptance of King James I as the new Monarch.

Submitted: December 25, 2020
Last Updated: December 25, 2020

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The Writer: Elizabeth Blandford

I'm a Brit domiciled in the US. Mum Welsh, Dad Ukrainian. Lapsed catholic despite my convent school education. Have had multifarious jobs, including, "over there" student nursing, milking a herd of Jersey cows, temping, cleaning and modeling for life classes at the Slade. "Over here" I've been a nurse aide, teacher aide, librarian aide, pot-scrubber at Wendy's and secretary for a non-profit. Latterly, with husband, have cleared a 10 acre plot of stumps and taken on an old wreck of a house making it fit to live in, thereby depriving bats, mice, squirrels, chipmunks, birds, bumblebees, ladybugs and big fat flies of their free lodgings. A foster parent to 6 cats, 3 of whom demand to be petted... Go to bio

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