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To me Britain is England, Scotland and Wales. Although I have been to Northern Ireland, I only passed through. So I do not have much knowledge about that part of the UK.

Some of my best memories of travel include England and Scotland. Of course London is without parallel as a tourist destination for an English speaking tourist. The sights, the sounds, the everything is great. My memories are so numerous of time spent there, I could burst recalling them. If you have never been, then go there as part of any European travel. I fully understand that the British Isles are not part of the European Continent. But I also see that the USA AAA guide book for Europe includes Britain so who am I to differ on this point?

The BBC has quite a collection of web cams they make available to you. Here are links from their site. Click HERE to go to their site.

Webcams
Scenic views
City views
Traffic cams
Studio cams
Animal cams
Coastal cams
Quirky cams
E-cards
Screen saver
FAQ

Edinburgh Live Web Cam

 

 Audio Story

Here's some background for the history For the history nuts:

Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the earth's surface. The first half of the 20th century saw the UK's strength seriously depleted in two World Wars. The second half witnessed the dismantling of the Empire and the UK rebuilding itself into a modern and prosperous European nation. As one of five permanent members of the UN Security Council, a founding member of NATO, and of the Commonwealth, the UK pursues a global approach to foreign policy; it currently is weighing the degree of its integration with continental Europe. A member of the EU, it chose to remain outside the European Monetary Union for the time being. Constitutional reform is also a significant issue in the UK. The Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales, and the Northern Ireland Assembly were established in 1999. MORE.

 

 

There are many web sites associated with British History and British Royalty. Check these out:  FROM

The Official Website of the British Monarchy
The Prince of Wales Official Website
Britannia: Monarchs of Britain 
  Monarchs of England
  Royal History: Kings & Queens of England 
   Royals and Royalty 
  Camelot Village: Britain's Rulers
The Royal Coat of Arms
New Order of The Garter 
  Line of Succession 
TIMELINE: British Monarchy
  Timeline of The British Monarchy
The Lineage of the Royal Princes of England
Biographies and portraits of the English Royals
  Royal History: Kings & Queens of England 
Monarchs of Britain: The Royal Family's Last Name 
  Family Tree of the British Monarchy
Monarchs of Britain: Titles and Honours
   Camelot Village: The Investitures 
  Camelot Village: The Peerage
   The British Royal Database 
  The Origins of Heraldry 
The Language of Heraldry 
An Outline of Heraldry in England and Scotland 
  Divine Right Of Kings
A Glossary of European Noble, Princely, Royal, and Imperial Titles 
  Kings and Queens of England from 1485 to the Present
    FAQ: British Royalty and Nobility 
  Royal Palace 
  Regulation of Heraldry in England 
  History of the Monarchy 
  Directory of Royal Genealogical Data
Discovery Online, Royal Scandals
  The Baronage Press Home Page
Debrett's and Burke's 
Privilege and Precedence
Mists of Antiquity - Anthology of Anachronistic Aristocratic Anecdotes
The Scottish Monarchy
British Royal News Page
  British Royal Links
In Royal Fashion 
Royalty of England
   Portrait of a Lady - Princess Diana
Royal Genealogies: Diana, Princess of Wales
  Historic Royal Palaces 
  Art and Residences > The Royal Residences 
  The Royal Residences > Kensington Palace > History 
Castles, Palaces & Stately Homes of Britain - much more on my Castles and Palaces page.


RULING HOUSES IN ENGLISH HISTORY
THE LEGEND OF ARTHUR
King Arthur: History and Legend
Find much more on Arthur on my Medieval Britain page.

WESSEX
EGBERT(802-39)
ĘTHELWULF(839-858)
ĘTHELBALD(858-860)
ĘTHELBERT(860-66)
ĘTHELRED I (866-71 AD)
ALFRED, the Great(871-900) - Alfred 'The Great', THE PEACE OF WEDMORE
EDWARD I, the Elder(900-24)
ĘTHELSTAN(924-40)
EDMUND I(940-46)
EADRED(946-55)

THE SAXONS
Eadwig (Edwy) (955-59 AD)
Edgar (959-75 AD)
Edward II, the Martyr (975-78 AD)
Ęthelred II, the Unready (978-1016 AD)
Svein I, Haraldsson Forkbeard (1014 AD)
Edmund II, Ironside (1016 AD)

THE DANES
Canute I (1016-35 AD)
Harald I, Harefoot (1035-40 AD)
Canute II, Hardicanute (1040-42 AD)

THE SAXONS AGAIN
Edward III, the Confessor (1042-66 AD)
Harold II (1066 AD)

THE NORMANS
William I, the Conqueror (1066-1087 AD)
William II, Rufus the Red (1087-1100 AD)
Henry I, Beauclerc (1100-1135 AD)
King Stephen (1135-54 AD)
Empress Matilda (1141 AD)

THE PLANTAGENETS, ANGEVIN LINE
Henry II (1154-1189) - Eleanor of Aquitaine, Female Hero: Eleanor of Aquitaine
Richard I The Lionheart (1189-99 AD) - Richard Lionheart
John, Lackland (1199-1216 AD)
Henry III (1216-72 AD)
Edward I, Longshanks (1272-1307 AD)
Edward II (1307-27 AD)
Edward III (1327-1377 AD)
Richard II (AD 1377-1399)
The Plantagenet Dynasty

THE PLANTAGENETS, HOUSE OF LANCASTER
Henry IV (1399-1413 AD)
Henry V (1413-1422 AD)
Henry VI (1422-61, 1470-71 AD)

THE PLANTAGENETS, THE HOUSE OF YORK
Edward IV (1461-70, 1471-83 AD)
Edward V (1483 AD)
Richard III (1483-5 AD) - The Richard III and Yorkist History Server

THE TUDORS
Henry VII (1485-1509 AD)
Henry VIII (1509-47 AD)
Edward VI (1547-1553 AD)
Lady Jane Grey (1553)
Mary I (1553-1558 AD)
Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD)
Much more on my Tudor England page.

THE STUARTS
James I (1603-25 AD)
Charles I (1625-49 AD)

THE COMMONWEALTH
Charles II (1660-85 AD)
James II (1685-88 AD)

THE STUARTS, RESTORED
Charles II, 1630-1685
James II, 1685-1689
James II

THE HOUSE OF STUART AND ORANGE
William III and Mary II (1689-1702 AD)

HOUSE OF STUART(AGAIN)
Anne (1702-14 AD)

THE HOUSE OF HANOVER
George I (1714-27 AD)
George II (1727-60 AD)
George III (1760-1820 AD)
George IV (1820-30 AD)
William IV (1830-37 AD)
Victoria (1837-1901 AD) - "Victoria's Dark Secrets"
(For more on Victoria, check out the section below on the VICTORIAN PERIOD)

THE HOUSE OF SAXE-COBURG-GOTHA
Edward VII (1901-10 AD)

THE HOUSE OF WINDSOR
George V (1910-36 AD)
Edward VIII (1936 AD)
George VI (1936-52 AD)
Elizabeth II (1952-Present)

THE TUDOR DYNASTY
Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, Elizabeth I...plus Lady Jane Grey and Mary Queen of Scots

GENERAL & COMPREHENSIVE SITES
BBC Online Homepage - Welcome 
  BBC - WebGuide 
BBC - History - Social History
BBC - History - Games 
National Statistics - the official UK statistics site
Public Record Office
British History - England, Britain, United Kingdom, Great Britain, Wales, Scotland
Encyclopaedia of British History: 1700-1950
UK Travel: London, Britain, Wales, Scotland
The British Museum
British Heritage
Counties of England
Euro Help Organisation: Home Page
Welcome to English Heritage
England: History, Culture, & Christian Heritage Links
Camelot Village
American and British History Resources
BRITISH HERITAGE
Early Modern England Source: Research Resources / Journals / Other Scholarly Sites
Luminarium
Another England Links Page
Greenwich 2000: Home Page
Greenwich 2000: Heritage Channel
Greenwich England: Home page of World Heritage Site
English Culture
Voice of the Shuttle: History Page
World Heritage Sites in the United Kingdom
Museum of London - 500,000 years of London's history
Museum of London - Entrance Hall
Welcome to the BBC Medicine Through Time
Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)
HEL Website - History of the English Language
Country Cottages in England, Ireland, Scotland
England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland
The British Library
THE BRITISH LIBRARY - Living Words
Britannia: British Sport & Recreation
Britannia: British Movies & Television
Britannia Wonders and Mysteries
Britannia: British Humour
Image Archive: Britain
Britannia: Footnotes of British History
Europe in Retrospect: A Brief History of the Past Two Hundred Years
The Magical History Tour of Southern England
Institute of Contemporary British History
UMI Research Collections: British Studies
Dr. Dave's UK Pages
VIRTUAL TOUR OF LONDON
River Thames: Home Page of the Royal Thames River
Welcome to the British Empire & Commonwealth Museum
24 Hour Museum of Great Britain - Find info on over 2,000 museums and galleries in Great Britain


PRIMARY DOCUMENTS
United Kingdom -- Primary Documents
Britannia: British Historical Documents
Manuscript Sources for British History
The Avalon Project : The British Bluebook
The British Library
Historical Manuscripts Commission's Web Site
Association for Manuscripts and Archives in Research Collections
Guildhall Art Gallery London: Image Database
More primary documents can be found under each topic heading.

TIMELINES
TIMELINE: British History
Timeline of Britain's Prehistoric Past
Timeline of Roman Britain
King Arthur: Timeline of Arthurian History & Legend
Timeline of the Early British Kingdoms 410 AD-598 AD
TIMELINE: Anglo Saxon England 597 AD-687 AD / 688 AD-801 AD / 801 AD-898 AD / 899 AD-977 AD / 978 AD-1066 AD
Timeline of Medieval Britain
Timeline of the Reformation and Restoration Periods
Timeline of Britain's Age of Empire
Wales History Timeline
Timeline of The British Monarchy
For more timelines, check out specific topics below. Also, check out specific topics on my Main Table of Contents or my Maps, Flags, Timelines pages.

MAPS
The Digital Atlas of England Project
Britannia Maps of the UK
British Isles Antique Maps Menu
Historical Maps of Britain
Britannia Maps of the UK
MAP: Anglo-Saxon England
MAP: The British Empire and Commonwealth after WWI
MAP: Imperialism in Asia to the Eve of World War I
MAP: Decline of Colonialism after WWII
For more maps, check out specific topics below. Also, check out specific topics on my Main Table of Contents or my Maps, Flags, Timelines pages.

GAELIC & CELTIC
Ireland - Scotland - Wales

ANCIENT AND ROMAN BRITAIN
TIMELINE: Britain's Prehistoric Past
Prehistoric Britain Index
The Beginnings of Stonehenge
Mysterious Places - Stonehenge
This Way to the Northern Frontier: Tribes and Romans in Northern Britain
TIMELINE: Roman Britain
TIMELINE: Early British Kingdoms 410 AD-598 AD
Camelot Village: Rome
Roman Conquest of Britain
Roman Britain, Part I and Part 2
Boadicea -- Queen of the Iceni
Boudicca, the Queen of the Iceni
BOADICEA/BOUDICA
Romano-British Sites and Museums
Saxon Shore Forts
The Landings of Caesar in Britain, 55 and 54 BC
Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site
Roman Military Sites in Britain
Roman Baths Home Page
The History of Plumbing - Roman and English Legacy
The Celts and the Holy Roman Empire and Celts Against the Empire - more on the Celts on my Gaelic page.
For more on Ancient Rome, visit my Ancient Rome page.

MEDIEVAL ENGLAND
General sites, King Arthur, Robin Hood, Anglo-Saxons & the Vikings, Battle of Hastings, Domesday Book, Becket, Magna Carta, Castles, Feudalism, Knighthood, Hundred Years War, the Plague, War of the Roses

THE ELIZABETHAN PERIOD(English Renaissance)
Life in Elizabethan England: A Compendium of Common Knowledge
  Britain's Reformation & Restoration Period Index 
Elizabeth I (1533-1603) 
Queen Elizabeth I 
Mary Queen of Scots 
Currency Values In Elizabethan England
  Woodbury Common - Sir Walter Raleigh
Erasmus Text Project
ERASMUS
Historical Resources for the English Renaissance
    Music and dance of the Renaisance
  Great Plagues of the Elizabethan Period 
Wrong Side of the River: London's disreputable South Bank/16th Century
Elizabeth I: Address to the troops prior to defeating the Spanish Armada 
  The Spanish Armada of 1588 Website 
Catholic Encyclopedia: THE SPANISH ARMADA 
  Commander-in-chief of the Spanish Armada: Medina Sidonia 
  Pope Sixtus V's 1588 Bull against Queen Elizabeth 
Sir Francis Drake 
Francis Drake The Voyage
The History of the British East India Company 
  Renaissance, The Elizabethan World
Reformation: Protestant England
Reformation: John Calvin 
  The Elizabethan Homilies 1623
  Renaissance: The Elizabethan World - Related Sites 
   The History of English Freemasonry
    Life in Elizabethan England: Children and Childhood 
  The Life of a Child in Elizabethan England 
  Elizabethan Smoking 
  Elizabethan Costuming Page 
   Elizabethan Clothing
  Recent Elizabethan Laws 
  Elizabethan Laws 
  Elizabeth I, Live and Online -- Index 
  Elizabeth I, Live and Online -- Chronology 
Shakespeare links can be found further down the page under the heading BRITISH LITERATURE or in the Drama section on my Literature and Drama page.
FOR MORE ON ELIZABETH, CHECK OUT MY Tudors PAGE.
For more info, drop by my Renaissance page.


THE
STUARTS AND JACOBIANS
Stuarts
TIMELINE: Reformation and Restoration Periods
Britain's Reformation & Restoration Period Index
Guy Fawkes - Treason in 1605
Guy Fawkes and Terrorism
Gunpowder Plot Pages!
How the Gunpowder Plot Changed the World
Clothing Of the Jacobian Era
GUY FAWKES and his day: Table Of Contents
Language Of The Jacobian Era
Celebrations Of Guy Fawkes Day
Food Of The Jacobian Period
Writings About The Gunpowder Plot
Follow The Gunpowder Plotters - Map


ENGLISH CIVIL WAR
HWC, English Civil War
Charles I (1625-1649)
The Long Parliament
Civil War
War with the King
Oliver Cromwell: Lord Protector of England (1599-1658)
Richard Cromwell, 1658-1659
Restoration and Revolution


RESTORATION
Restoration and Revolution 
  Britain's Reformation & Restoration Period Index 
  TIMELINE: Reformation and Restoration Periods
Restoration and 18th-Century Studies
Restoration (Miramax Films) 
  Restoration 
  The London Plague 1665 
  Burial of the plague dead in early modern London 
  The Bubonic Plague of 1665 from the "The Diary of Samuel Pepys" 
  A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe 
  A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe - MasterTexts(TM) 
  Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe 
  The San Antonio College LitWeb Daniel Defoe Page 
  San Antonio College LitWeb Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature Index 
   INVITATION TO A FUNERAL, A Jaunt around Restoration London
  The Great Fire of London 
  The Great Fire of London page 
  BBC - History - Before and after the Great Fire of London animation 
   Background Information on Pepys and Restoration Theatre 
Samuel Pepys Timeline 
The Diary of Samuel Pepys 
Samuel Pepys, 1633-1703 
Samuel Pepys 
Creative Quotations from Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) 
  VoS English Literature: 18th Century 
   Eighteenth-Century Resources
  L'Age d'Or & Kirke's Lambs - Baroque Living History Society  
The British Switch to the Gregorian Calendar 


THE GLORIOUS REVOLUTION
Glorious Revolution
The Glorious Revolution of 1688


GREAT BRITAIN AND THE COLONIES OF THE NEW WORLD
John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations
For info on the colonies and the American Revolution, check out my From Colonies to Revolution page.


ROMANTICISM
Romantic Chronology
VoS English Literature: Romantics
LIBERALISM AND THE BREAK-UP OF THE SEA-BORNE EMPIRES
For more, check out my Art & Galleries, Music, and Literature and Drama pages.

THE BRITISH EMPIRE AT SEA
THE SEA-BORNE EMPIRES
James Cook Voyages
Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson
HMS Victory
Maritime History and Naval Heritage Homepage
Ships of the Old Navy, A History of Sailing Ships of the Royal Navy
Extracts from the Naval Chronicle
More Extracts from the Naval Chronicle
LIBERALISM AND THE BREAK-UP OF THE SEA-BORNE EMPIRES
For much more, check out the section below on the BRITISH EMPIRE AND IMPERIALISM.

Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian and the HMS BOUNTY
The HMS Bounty - History of Tall Ships
HMS Bounty
Mutiny on the HMS Bounty: Bligh, Christian, Pitcairn, Norfolk
THE BOUNTY MUTINEERS COURT MARTIAL
Tall Ship Bounty
Pitcairn Islands Study Center Homepage
Pitcairn Island Web Site: The home of the descendants of the Bounty Mutineers
Pitcairn Island and Mangareva

PIRATES
For info, check out the Pirate links on my Western Civilization page.


ECONOMICS
Adam Smith
Adam Smith's Laissez-Faire Policies
Thomas Robert Malthus
David Ricardo
History of Economic Thought
Thomas Mun: England's Treasure by Foreign Trade
The Industrial Revolution of the Eighteenth Century
History House: The South Sea Bubble
Victorian Economics: An Overview
For info on Mercantilism, check out my From Colonies to Revolution page.


THE REGENCY PERIOD
Fly Up Into the Boughs
Queen Charlotte, 1744-1818: A Bilingual Exhibit
Maiden Fair's Regency World
"Prints" George
A Regency Repository Web Rings
Cupidity - The Regency Collection
The Regency Page
The Regency Fashion Page
Manners and Customes in the time of Jane Austen - For more on Austen, check out my Literature and Drama page.
Regency Paperdolls
Food and Drink in Regency England

THE VICTORIANS
General/Comprehensive Sites
The Victorian Web Overview
  Victorian Social History: An Overview  
Victorian Web Sites
Victoria Research Web 
Victorian Studies on the Web 
  Victorian Britain Main Menu 
Archives of VICTORIA@LISTSERV.INDIANA.EDU
  Victorian Station 
Cultural and Social History of the Victorian Age  

The Queen
Victoria (1837-1901 AD)
Queen Victoria, 1837-1901
Victoriana Behind Closed Doors - Queen Victoria on Pregnancy
"Victoria's Dark Secrets"
Her Majesty's Faithful Servant - John Brown, servant to Queen Victoria

Daily Life - Art - Literature - Fashion - Entertainment
Victoriana Study Center, Harper's Bazar Magazine
Monuments and Dust: The Culture of Victorian London
Victorian London
Dicken's London
English Laws for Women in the Nineteenth Century
Victorian and Edwardian Photographs - Costume Research Library
Domestic Life in 19th Century England
A 19th Century Woman's Place...
Social Class in Victorian England
The Language of Fan
Etiquette for the Ball Room
Victorian Dancing Etiquette
Victoriana Library, Calling Card Etiquette
Victoriana, Resources for Victorian Living
London Low-Life: Beggars and Cheats
Prisons in Little Dorrit
Jack the Ripper As the Threat of Outcast London. Robert F. Haggard
Casebook: Jack the Ripper
Corn Laws
The Avalon Project: Notes for the Corn Laws
Florence Nightingale
Victorian Economics: An Overview
Wages, the Cost of Living, Contemporary Equivalents to Victorian Money
How Victorians Invested Their Capital
The Bank of England and the London Money Market in the Nineteenth Century
The Bullion Committee
The Punch Cartoons Page
Penny Magazine Online Home Page
Welcome to Dime Novels
Art to Enchant: The Development of Victorian Fairy Painting
Fantasy Overview
Book Illustration in Victorian England: An Overview
The Ladies: A Journal of the Court, Fashion and Society
Turn of the Century Fantasy Illustration
The Crystal Palace, or The Great Exhibition of 1851: An Overview
The Crystal Palace/ The Great Exhibition of 1851
Albert's Crystal Palace Exhibition
The Great Exhibition of 1851
Inside the Crystal Palace
Victoria Cross Awards Prior to WWI
Nineteenth-Century British Public Health Overview
Bethlem Royal Hospital, popularly known as 'Bedlam'
ROBERT OWEN
Robert Owen: Father of British Socialism
Robert Owen info
The Peel Web: Home Page
VoS English Literature: Victorian
Victorian Art Criticism and the Rise of a Middle-Class Audience
Vintage Art and Photography from Victorian Traditions
English Actors at the turn of the Twentieth Century
Victorian links
Victorian Art
Victorian Sculpture
Victoriana Directory, Costume
The Grand Tour
Antiques by Reflections of the Past
A Victorian Christmas - Dolls
A Victorian Christmas
Victorian childhood
Mayhew London Labour, vol. I: Table of Contents
The Victorian Era, a directory based around Victorian Life
  A Victorian Christmas- Victorian Christmas Cards 
  The 1900 House - Home  


INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
The Industrial Revolution of the Eighteenth Century
  The Two Countries That Invented The Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution
    Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Industrial Revolution
  THE FIRST INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION 
  THE FACTORY SYSTEM AND COTTAGE INDUSTRY 
  FREE TRADE, FREE LABOR AND EMIGRATION 
  THE SECOND INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION 
  BBC - The Industrial Revolution / Disease & its Treatment 
  Capital and Labour - The Invention of the Steam-Engine : Watt's Early Invention 
  James Watt 
  Reminiscences of James Watt 
Domestic Life in 19th Century England
The Impact of the Industrial Revolution on Servant-Master Relationships
The Impact of the Industrial Revolution on Families 
   Child Labour in the 19th Century
Child Labor
  Robert Owen's Parallelogram 
  The Factory Act, 1833 
  Factory Children: The Conditions of Labor, 1832
  Factories and Mines: Report on Child Labor, 1843 
Factory Conditions  
  DARWINISM AND THE DIVISION OF LABOUR 
  Mayhew London Labour, vol. I: Table of Contents
Sir Henry Bessemer
A Trip To The Past
Improvements in Transportation During the 1800's
Industrial Revolution
Industrialization and Canals: Britain
  A Brief History of English Canals
  The Industrial Revolution: Teacher Main Menu
Innovative Inventions 
  The National Railway Museum
For more info, drop by my 19th Century America page.


THE SUN NEVER SETS ON THE BRITISH EMPIRE
TIMELINE: British Empire 
  TIMELINE: Britain's Age of Empire 
  MAP - British Empire in 1914 
  MAP: The British Empire and Commonwealth after WWI 
  A British Viewpoint on Imperialism
  The British Empire 
  The British Empire - A Survey 
  The Sun Never Set on the British Empire 
  Britain's Age of Empire Index 
  Britain's Twentieth Century Index 
  British Empire 
  British Empire, Possessions c.1497-1800 
  Why did the British Empire expand so rapidly between 1870 and 1900? 
  The Development of Empire: Narratives of Colonialism and Resistance in British Literature 
  British Empire Studies - Resources and Links 
  British Empire Studies - International Directory 
  Maritime History and Naval Heritage Homepage 
  NINETEENTH CENTURY BRITISH & INDIAN ARMIES. 
  LIBERALISM AND THE BREAK-UP OF THE SEA-BORNE EMPIRES

IMPERIALISM
TIMELINE: New Imperialism 
  TIMELINE: Decolonization: 1917-1970
MAP - British Empire in 1914  
  MAP: Imperialism in Asia to the Eve of World War I 
  MAP: The British Empire and Commonwealth after WWI 
  MAP: Decline of Colonialism after WWII 
  A British Viewpoint on Imperialism
  British Empire, Possessions c.1497-1800 
  Empire in Africa, Asia and the Pacific 
  A History of British Imperialism 
  Kipling's Imperialism
The New Imperialism
Colonialism and Imperialism Resource
  Early Colonial Period in Africa
A Short History of the Opium Wars
Family History in India
Ambition and Angst in the Lives of Indian Civil Servants, 1880-1950 
      Curzon, Mary Victoria Leiter 
  British Policy Towards the Ottoman Empire
The Lawrence of Arabia Factfile
   T.E. LAWRENCE / LAWRENCE OF ARABIA / FOREIGN LEGION
  Emperor's English: Language as a Technology of Rule in British West Africa
Imperialism Resources
British Imperialism in Action: Australia and India 
   British Rule in India, by William Jennings Bryan
Also, drop by my Non-Western Cultures page and check the history sites for Africa, India, and China.


WORLD WAR
S & MILITARY
World War I
BBC - History -World War I
British Policy Towards the Ottoman Empire
Biography: David Lloyd George
The Lawrence of Arabia Factfile
Dreadnought: arms race of battleships between Great Britain and Germany, USA and Japan
World War One - The Maritime War
Aftermath: When the Boys Came Home
Aftermath: The Unknown Warrior
The Unknown Warrior at Westminster Abbey
For much more, please visit my World War I page.

World War II
BBC Online - WorldWar II History
World War II - A British Focus
British WWII Evacuee's Discussion Group
Memories Project : Stories from the 1940's
FIGHTER COMMAND - BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940
World War 2 British Home Front Propaganda Posters
A Brief History of the Security Service(Brtish MI5)
MI5 The Security Service
Maple Leaf Up Presents the Canadian Army Overseas in WW2
Luftwaffe over Bristol,1940-44
Eden Camp - super site on World War II in England
Winston Churchill
Sir Winston Churchill and Great Britain's Finest Hour
Peace For Our Time by Neville Chamberlain
Interwar Appeasement as Naivete:Why Did Only Churchill See It?
An Appeasement History
Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain
The Battle of Britain
Britain During WWII
The Sinking ofthe Repulse and Prince of Wales, Dec. 10, 1941
BRITISH NAVAL VESSELS LOST AT SEA 1939-45
The Royal Canadian Armoured Corps In WWII
Maritime History and Naval Heritage Homepage
For much more, please visit my World War II page.

General and Various Military Topics
BBC - History - Wars & Conflict
Britains Small Wars: 1945-2001
Imperial War Museum - the national museum of war and conflict
Falkland Islands War
British Light Infantry Regiments
Land Forces of Britain, the Empire and Commonwealth
Ships of the Old Navy, A History of Sailing Ships of the Royal Navy
Extracts from the Naval Chronicle
More Extracts from the Naval Chronicle
Victoria Cross Awards Prior to WWI
Maritime History and Naval Heritage Homepage
NINETEENTH CENTURY BRITISH & INDIAN ARMIES
For more, visit my Military History, Info, Stats page.


THE BRITISH INVASION of the 1960s
Drop by my Music and RETRO-The 50s, 60s, 70s, & 80s pages for info on the BEATLES, ROLLING STONES, MARY QUANT and the MINI-SKIRT!

THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND
Church of England | Menu
Archbishop of Canterbury homepage
ARCHBISHOPS of CANTERBURY(list with dates)
The Church in Britain
The Church of England
Westminster Abbey - Place of Worship and House of Kings
Canterbury Cathedral Official Website
CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL - A part of KENT RESOURCES
St. Paul's Cathedral London
Church Crawler - lesser known churches in England
Parallel Latin/English Psalter, Home Page
Britannia: Monasticism in Britain
Solemnization of Matrimony -- Book of Common Prayer
For more, visit my Religions page.


THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT
Britannia: British Government on the Web - England, Britain, UK
Britannia: Prime Ministers - England, Britain, UK
10 Downing Street - PM hist main
House of Lords home page
House of Commons home page
Acts of the UK Parliament
Parliament - Index
BNP, British National Party Multimedia
Britain (Embassy) in the USA


VARIOUS MISC. BRITISH TOPICS
20th Century Britain
Britain's Twentieth Century Index
Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Journey
Modern History Sourcebook: Emmeline Pankhurst: My Own Story, 1914
The Emancipation of Women

Food and Drink
The National Pub & Brewery History Website 
  The UK Pub Zone - a guide to UK Pubs and Inns - covering England/Scotland/Wales 
    Pub History Society
Ant Veal's Top 161 UK Pubs
    A Chaucerian Cookery 
A History of Tea
  The Tea FAQ 
Tea - A World Of Tea 
For more, visit my FOOD IN HISTORY & AROUND THE WORLD page.

Towns - Counties - UK Travel
Virtual London - The London Web Site
Britannia: Magical History Tour - England, Britain, UK
Fishponds Local History Society, Bristol
Bath Past 
The Canterbury Web Site
The Cotswold Hyper Guide - History and Lore
Sussex History & Folklore
Photographs of Sussex - Main page

British English vs. American English
HEL Website - History of the English Language
Dictionary of English slang and colloquialisms of the UK
London Slang
English/Cockney Rhyming Slang
World Wide Words: Investigating international English from a British view
English to English - The British use different words for things than Americans!

Science - Medicine - Technology
The English Merlin - William Lilly - 17th century astrologer
An Online Museum Of Bad Medicine
The Museum of Questionable Medical Devices
The Men That Made the Water Closet
For more info, check out the Science section on my Other Subjects page.

Art - Architecture - Antiques
Wren, Christopher
Half-timberhouses in Europe
Timber-Framed Houses in England and Wales
Guildhall Art Gallery London: Image Database
Christies Auction House
Welcome to Sotheby's
For more, please visit my Art & Galleries page.

Music
Folk Music of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and America
English Folksongs
Footlight Notes: The British Music Hall
For more, please visit my Music page.

British Transportation and the Chunnel
The unofficial Eurostar page
Transport for London
The National Railway Museum
A Brief History of English Canals

British Film and TV
the bfi 100: The Top British Films of the 20th Century
National British Museum of Photography, Film & Television
Cine-rhama: the Best of British Cinema and American and Foreign Films
MMI Review: Profumo Scandal
For more, please visit my Motion Pictures, Movies, Film and Television & Misc. Fine Arts pages.

British Prisons and Asylums
HM Prison Service - Home
Prisons over two Centuries
Executions, Derby, England, UK, United Kingdom.
Bethlem Royal Hospital, popularly known as 'Bedlam'
Bedlam Visits
Jonathan Swift's A Digression on Madness

Myths - Legends - Ghost Stories - Folklore
British Myths & Legends Index
Cornish Ghost Stories
Borley Rectory, the most haunted house in England
For more, please visit my Myth, Legend, Folklore, Ghosts page.
For info on King Arthur and Robin Hood, please visit my Medieval Britain page.


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Famous Britons
The Language of Politics -- England and the French Revolution
British Christmas Traditions
HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM WICKHAM
Toilet Paper in Tax Law: A 1929 Case Study
The Daily Telegraph
BBC America
Images - Millennium - My Century: BBC World Service
Guildhall Art Gallery London: Image Database
The British School Boy Uniform Galleries
THE RURAL HISTORY CENTRE
Museum of London - Welcome to the story 500,000 years in the making


BRITISH ART & LITERATURE
British Author Biographies
VoS English Literature: English Literature Page
Middle English Glossarial Database
Anthology of Middle English Literature (1350-1485)
Beowulf Resources
Sir Gawain and The Green Knight: Resources
Geoffrey Chaucer (ca.1343-1400)
Sixteenth Century Renaissance English Literature (1485-1603)
English Literature: Early 17th Century (1603-1660)
Turn of the Century Fantasy Illustration
Welcome to Dime Novels
Guildhall Art Gallery London: Image Database
A Chronology of the Arts and Crafts Movement
For much more on British Literature, visit my Literature and Drama and Specific Authors pages.
For more on British Art, please visit my Art & Galleries page.


SHAKESPEARE
Did you know? Ghosts appear in 4 Shakespearian plays; Julius Caesar, Richard III, Hamlet and Macbeth.
Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
For more on Shakespeare and Renaissance Theatre, visit the DRAMA section on my Literature and Drama page.

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