Diary sub-note: 1650. Descartes, French philosopher, died
Miss Nunn(?) didn’t come. Had a hour’s history lesson with Miss Drake on Cecil Rhodes* instead of drawing. Wrote a comp: on Rhodes & had free time instead of Handicrafts.
*(From Wikipedia) Cecil John Rhodes PC was a British businessman, mining magnate and politician in southern Africa who served as Prime Minister of the Cape Colony from 1890 to 1896.