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Dirk Jansen
The man whom Will and Lyra follow to the world of the dead. Jenniver-spirit
A beverage enjoyed by gyptians.

Jordan College
One of the oldest and wealthiest colleges in Lyra's Oxford. It has the Melrose Quadrangle, with the Chapel and Palmer's Tower, and Yaxley Quadrangle - where some of the colleges' oldest buildings stand. The Master's lodging opens into the Yaxley Quadrangle.

The college is surrounded by Gabriel College on one side, St. Michael's College on the other, and the University Library behind. Lyra's room is on Staircase Twelve. It also extends several levels underground, and owns a lot of the surrounding land.



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