by Diana Filer
- Grace Anne Lockhart in 1875 became the first woman to earn a bachelor’s degree in the whole British Empire. She graduated from Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB, with a bachelor of science degree.
- Marie Antoinette, an Austrian archduchess, was the wife of Louis XVI, they being the last monarchs of France before the French revolution.
- A privateer was a private person or ship commissioned by a government and authorized by that government for use in war.
- The Garda Siochana is the police force of the Republic of Ireland.
- The collum is the neck in the human body.