St Leonard's School


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Education Mary Butts
After her father 's death MB was sent away, at her own request, to be educated as a boarder at St Leonard's School in St Andrews,Scotland.
Blondel, Nathalie, and Mary Butts. “Introduction”. The Journals of Mary Butts, edited by Nathalie Blondel and Nathalie Blondel, Yale University Press, pp. 1-41.
Blondel, Nathalie. Mary Butts: Scenes from the Life. McPherson & Company.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Education Winifred Peck
From there WP went to board at the newly founded Wycombe Abbey School (as one of its first intake of forty), which she calls at least twenty years ahead of its time.
Peck, Winifred. A Little Learning; or, A Victorian Childhood. Faber and Faber.
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Education Winifred Peck
For the end of her schooling her family sent her to St Leonard's , where she never really settled (despite its link with her beloved Wycombe Abbey). However, it was from there that she achieved...
Education Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
Margaret Haig Thomas (later MHVR ) successfully lobbied her parents to be transferred from Notting Hill High School to St Leonard's School at StAndrews in Scotland.
Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda,. This Was My World. Macmillan.
Education Hope Mirrlees
She later attended St Andrews Preparatory School, and after that St Leonard's school (also in the city of St Andrewsin Scotland), a progressive and academically high-flying girls' public school which also ecucated Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
Leisure and Society Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
After her schooling at St Leonard's and before her brief time at Oxford , Margaret Haig Thomas (later MHVR ) was a debutante for three years, during which time she was bored and suffocated by...


1890: The Native American game of lacrosse, originally...

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The Native American game of lacrosse, originally a male military sport traditional to various tribes, was first played by women, at St Leonard's School in St Andrew's, Scotland.


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