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Why the Oxford Queen portrait row matters

11 June 2021

5:40 PM

11 June 2021

5:40 PM

The sheer scale of the outrage over Magdalen College Oxford electing to remove a portrait of the Queen from the postgraduate common room can seem on the face of it to be absurd; why should we care what pictures a group of students choose to put on the wall? We didn’t care when they put it up in 2013.

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