CONFESSION: I took a history midterm that asked about India’s caste system. I could not remember it. So I wrote about the Dwarven caste system instead but (of course) tweaked the wording. I got an 87% on it. I can’t stop laughing.
n 1902 Lord Curzon organized the Delhi Durbar to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII, “the grandest pageant in history”, which created a tremendous sensation. At the state ball Mary wore an extravagant coronation gown, by the House of Worth of Paris, known as the peacock dress, stitched of gold cloth, embroidered with peacock feathers with a blue/green beetle wing in each eye