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Culture of the United Kingdom

Index Culture of the United Kingdom

The culture of the United Kingdom is influenced by the UK's history as a developed state, a liberal democracy and a great power; its predominantly Christian religious life; and its composition of four countries—England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland—each of which has distinct customs, cultures and symbolism. [1]

3045 relations: A Christmas Carol, A Clockwork Orange (film), A Clockwork Orange (novel), A Close Shave, A Dictionary of the English Language, A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field, A Fish Called Wanda, A General History of the Pyrates, A Grand Day Out, A Hard Day's Night (film), A Man for All Seasons (1966 film), A Matter of Loaf and Death, A Nice Cup of Tea, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, A. A. Milne, A. V. Dicey, Aardman Animations, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Aberdeenshire (historic), Abide with Me, Abolitionism, Abraham Darby, Abraham Darby I, Abram Lyle, Absolute monarchy, Absolute Radio, Absolute zero, Absolutely Fabulous, Abstract expressionism, Academic degree, Acid house, Act of Parliament, Acts of Union 1707, Ada Lovelace, Adam Sedgwick, Adam Smith, Adams (surname), Ade Edmondson, Adele, Adrian Lyne, Aerodynamics, AFI's 100 Years...100 Heroes & Villains, Agatha Christie, Agnes Marshall, Ain't, Aintree Racecourse, Aircraft carrier, Airedale Terrier, Aladdin Sane, Alan Ayckbourn, ..., Alan Bennett, Alan Blumlein, Alan Davis, Alan Grant (writer), Alan Moore, Alan Parker, Alan Partridge, Alan Rickman, Alan Simpson (scriptwriter), Alan Turing, Albert, Prince Consort, Aldous Huxley, Ale, Alec Guinness, Alec Issigonis, Alec Jeffreys, Aleister Crowley, Alex (A Clockwork Orange), Alex Garland, Alex Higgins, Alexander Cumming, Alexander Fleming, Alexander Graham Bell, Alexander Korda, Alexander McQueen, Alexander Parkes, Alexander Pope, Alfie (1966 film), Alfred Bird, Alfred Hitchcock, Alfred Leete, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Ali G, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Alien (film), All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, Allan Beckett, Allen & Hanburys, Allen Lane, Allies of World War II, Ally Sloper, Ally Sloper's Half Holiday, Alternative Christmas message, Alton Towers, Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, Alzheimer's Research UK, Amadeus, Amber Rudd, Ambient music, American Film Institute, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, Amnesty International, Amusement park, Amy (2015 film), Amy Winehouse, Anagallis arvensis, Analytic philosophy, Anarchy, Ancient universities of Scotland, Ancient university, And did those feet in ancient time, Andrew Garfield, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Andrew the Apostle, Andy Murray, Andy Serkis, Anesthesia, Aneurin Bevan, Anglicanism, Anglo-Catholicism, Anglo-Saxons, Anglophile, Anglosphere, Angus cattle, Anish Kapoor, Anna Sewell, Anne Boleyn, Anne Brontë, Anne Dudley, Annie Lennox, Anorexia nervosa, Anthony Burgess, Anthony Daniels, Anthony Hopkins, Anthony Minghella, Anti-Slavery International, Antibiotic, Apple bobbing, Apple Inc., Apple pie, April Fools' Day, Aquarium, Arbroath smokie, ArcelorMittal Orbit, Archaeology, Archibald Russell, Architecture of the United Kingdom, Arctic Monkeys, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Armstrong (surname), Arnold Wesker, Arsenal F.C., Art of the United Kingdom, Arthur Brown (musician), Arthur C. Clarke, Arthur Conan Doyle, Arthur Eddington, Arthur Mathews (writer), Arthur Rackham, Arthur Sullivan, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, Arts and Crafts movement, Arts festival, As I was going to St Ives, Asif Kapadia, Association football, Astley's Amphitheatre, Aston Martin, Aston Villa F.C., Atonement (film), Aubrey Beardsley, Audrey Hepburn, Augustan literature, Augustus Pugin, Auld Lang Syne, Austin Powers, Automated teller machine, Avebury, Baa, Baa, Black Sheep, Babes in the Wood, Back to Bedlam, Backhouse's Bank, Bacon, Bacon sandwich, BAFTA Award for Best Film, Bagpipes, Bailey (surname), Baked beans, Baking, Baking powder, Baldrick, Ballad, Ballet dancer, Ballon d'Or, Balmoral Castle, Banana, Band Aid (band), Bangers and mash, Banksy, Bar chart, Barbara Euphan Todd, Barbarians vs New Zealand, 1973, Barclays, Barnes Wallis, Baroque, Basil Fawlty, Batman, Battenberg cake, Battle of Trafalgar, Bayes' theorem, Bòrd na Gàidhlig, BBC, BBC Asian Network, BBC Natural History Unit, BBC News, BBC Online, BBC Parliament, BBC Philharmonic, BBC Radio, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Sports Personality of the Year, BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Beagle, Bear Grylls, Beatrix Potter, Beau Brummell, Beaumaris Castle, Bedazzled (1967 film), Bee Gees, Beef cattle, Beer, Beer in England, Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!, Bell Rock Lighthouse, Bell's theorem, Ben Elton, Ben Kingsley, Bend It Like Beckham, Benedict Cumberbatch, Benjamin Britten, Benjamin Disraeli, Benny Hill, Bentley, Bertie Wooster, Bertrand Russell, Beveridge Report, BFI Top 100 British films, BFI TV 100, Bible, Bicycle, Bill of Rights 1689, Billy Connolly, Billy Elliot, Billy Elliot the Musical, Billy Idol, Billy Ocean, Binomial theorem, Birmingham, Birmingham Mail, Biscuit, Bitter (beer), Black Beauty, Black comedy, Black Mirror, Black pudding, Black Rod, Black Sabbath, Blackadder, Blackbeard, Blackmail (1929 film), Blackpool, Blenheim Palace, Blessing, Blickling Hall, Bloomsbury Publishing, Blowup, Blue Peter, Blue plaque, Blur (band), Bob Fitzsimmons, Bob Geldof, Bob Hoskins, Bob the Builder, Bobby Moore, Bodiam Castle, Bogeyman, Bone china, Bonfire, Bonnie Tyler, Book of Common Prayer, Book of Kells, Booker Prize, Boolean algebra, Border ballad, Border Collie, Boris Karloff, Bottom (TV series), Bouncing bomb, Bourbon biscuit, Bowler hat, Boxing, Boyle's law, Bracknell, Bradley Wiggins, Bram Stoker, Brand, Brave New World, Brazil (1985 film), Brexit, Brian Azzarello, Brian Eno, Brian Johnson, Bridget, Bridget Jones's Diary, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (film), Bridget Riley, Brief Encounter, Brighton, Bring Me the Horizon, Bristol Old Vic, Bristol Type 223, Brit Awards, Brit Pack (actors), Britain in the Middle Ages, Britain's Best Sitcom, Britain's Got Talent, Britannia, British Academy Film Awards, British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors, British African-Caribbean people, British Airways face advertisement, British and Irish Lions, British Army, British comedy, British country clothing, British cuisine, British Empire, British Fashion Council, British Film Institute, British Grand Prix, British heavy tanks of World War I, British humour, British Invasion (comics), British Isles, British Jews, British Library, British literature, British Motor Corporation, British Museum, British philosophy, British Phonographic Industry, British Retail Consortium, British rhythm and blues, British royal family, British Shorthair, British Sign Language, Broadcasters' Audience Research Board, Broadside ballad, Brogue shoe, Brontë family, Brooks (surname), Brown (surname), Brown ale, Brown sauce, Brownian motion, Brownsea Island, Brownsea Island Scout camp, Brummie, Bryan Ferry, Bryant and May, Buckingham Palace, Buckminsterfullerene, Buddhism, Bulldog, Bullet for My Valentine, Bullmastiff, Burberry, Burlesque, Burton (name), Bush (surname), Butterscotch, Buy one, get one free, C. & J. Clark, C. S. Lewis, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Cadbury, Cadbury Creme Egg, Cadbury Dairy Milk, Cadenus and Vanessa, Cadw, Cadwaladr, Caernarfon Castle, Caerphilly Castle, Cake, Calais, Calcium, Calico Jack, Calvin Harris, Cambrian, Cambridge University Press, Camden Town, Cameron (surname), Cameron Mackintosh, Camp (surname), Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Campbell (surname), Cancer Research UK, Candle auction, Candle in the Wind 1997, Candy apple, Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral, Cap Gris-Nez, Caper story, Captain Charles Johnson, Captain Hook, Captain Mainwaring, Cara Delevingne, Carbonated water, Carey Mulligan, Carmarthenshire, Carol Reed, Caroline Aherne, Carpenter (surname), Carrickfergus Castle, Carry On (franchise), Carter, Cartoonist, Case law, Castaway, Castle, Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd, Cat Stevens, Cat's eye (road), Catherine Booth, Catherine Johnson (playwright), Catherine of Braganza, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Catholic Church, Cats (musical), Cauldron, Cavendish banana, Cavendish Laboratory, Cavendish Square, Cavity magnetron, Cawl, Celluloid, Celtic Britons, Celtic F.C., Celtic field, Celtic languages, Celtic Revival, Celts, Cement, Central London, Challenge Cup, Challenger expedition, Channel 4, Channel 5 (UK), Channel Tunnel, Chariots of Fire, Charles Algernon Parsons, Charles Babbage, Charles Crichton, Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens, Charles Frederick Worth, Charles I of England, Charles II of England, Charles K. Kao, Charles Lyell, Charles Macintosh, Charles Rolls, Charles Wheatstone, Charles, Prince of Wales, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie Brooker, Charlie Chaplin, Charlotte Brontë, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Chasing Cars, Chatsworth House, Cheddar cheese, Chelsea boot, Chelsea F.C., Cheshire, Cheshire Cat, Chicken Run, Chief design officer, Chief Scout (The Scout Association), Child Ballads, Children in Need, Children of Men, Chinese restaurant, Chipperfield's Circus, Chivalry, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Chloroform, Chris Froome, Christian Bale, Christianity, Christie's, Christmas, Christmas card, Christmas carol, Christmas cracker, Christmas dinner, Christmas lights, Christmas music, Christmas ornament, Christmas pudding, Christopher Dean, Christopher Lee, Christopher Nolan, Christopher Wren, Cinema of the United Kingdom, Circumnavigation, Circus, City Hall, London, City of Westminster, Civil engineering, Claim of Right Act 1689, Clan Forbes, Clarendon Laboratory, Clarissa, Clark, Classical liberalism, Classical mechanics, Cleveland Bay, Cliff Richard, Clint Mansell, Clive Owen, Closet drama, Clown, Clydesdale horse, Coat of arms of Ireland, Cock a doodle doo, Cockney, Coel Hen, Coin, Coldplay, Colin Firth, Colonel Bogey March, Color blindness, Color motion picture film, Color television, Columbia University Press, Comic opera, Comic Relief, Commemorative plaque, Commentaries on the Laws of England, Common law, Comprehensive school, Computing, Concerts at Knebworth House, Concorde, Concrete, Connie Booth, Conservation of energy, Conservative Party (UK), Consider Yourself, Conspicuous consumption, Constitution of the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Controversy, Conwy Castle, Cook (surname), Cool Britannia, Cooper (surname), Copyright, Coquelles, Cornish language, Cornwall, Coronation of the British monarch, Coronation Street, Council house, Count Duckula, Counties of Northern Ireland, Countries of the United Kingdom, County Championship, Court (royal), Courtly love, Covent Garden, Coventry, Craig Armstrong (composer), Craig Cash, Crawford (name), Cream (band), Cricket, Cricklewood, Crown (headgear), Cruella de Vil, Crufts, Cryogenics, Crystal ball, Cue sports, Cult film, Culture, Culture Club, Culture of England, Culture of Europe, Culture of Northern Ireland, Culture of Scotland, Culture of Wales, Curl (football), Curling, Current affairs (news format), Custard, Custard cream, Cwm Rhondda, D. H. Lawrence, Da Ali G Show, Dad's Army, Daily Express, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, Daisy Ridley, Dame, Damien Hirst, Dan Leno, Dance music, Danger Mouse (1981 TV series), Daniel Craig, Daniel Day-Lewis, Daniel Defoe, Daniel Kaluuya, Daniel Radcliffe, Daniel Rutherford, Danny Boy, Danny Boyle, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Daphne du Maurier, Darren Clarke, Darts, Dava Sobel, Dave Gibbons, Dave McKean, David Arnold, David Attenborough, David Beckham, David Bowie, David Frost, David Gandy, David Heyman, David Hockney, David Jason, David Lean, David Livingstone, David Lloyd George, David Niven, David Oyelowo, David Railton, David Thewlis, David Yates, Davies, Davis (surname), Davy Jones' Locker, Davy lamp, Dawn French, Dawson (surname), DC Thomson, Dean of Westminster, Death on the Nile (1978 film), Deep Purple, Deep time, Def Leppard, Defibrillation, Del Boy, Democratic Unionist Party, Demography of the United Kingdom, Denise Mina, Dennis the Menace and Gnasher, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Depeche Mode, Derby (horse race), Desert Island Discs, Design Museum, Dev Patel, Developed country, Devolution, Devolved English parliament, Diana, Princess of Wales, Diary, Dick Turpin, Dick Whittington and His Cat, Dido (singer), Differential calculus, Digestive biscuit, Dinosaur, Dire Straits, Direct marketing, Discovery Expedition, DNA, DNA profiling, Do They Know It's Christmas?, Doctor Dolittle, Doctor Who, Doctor Zhivago (film), Don't Look Now, Donovan, Door-to-door, Dorothy Hodgkin, Douglas (surname), Douglas Adams, Dover, Downing Street, Download Festival, Downton Abbey, Dr. Martens, Dracula, Dracula (1958 film), Dredd, Dribbling, Drop kick, Druid, Drum and bass, Dubstep, Dudley Moore, Dumfries, Dummy (football), Dundee, Dunking (biscuit), Dunkirk evacuation, Dupplin Cross, Duran Duran, Dusty Springfield, Dwarf (mythology), Dye, Dylan Thomas, Dystopia, E. L. James, E. M. Forster, Eadweard Muybridge, Eagle (British comics), Early modern period, East Coast Main Line, EastEnders, Ebenezer Cobb Morley, Ebenezer Scrooge, Eccles cake, Economic system, Economics, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Izzard, Eddie Redmayne, Eddie the Eagle, Eddie the Eagle (film), Eddington luminosity, Eddystone Lighthouse, Eden Lake, Eden Project, Edgar Purnell Hooley, Edgar Wright, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Editorial cartoon, Edmond Halley, Educating Rita (film), Education in Northern Ireland, Education in the United Kingdom, Education in Wales, Edward Burne-Jones, Edward Cave, Edward Elgar, Edward Fox (actor), Edward Jenner, Edward Lear, Edward Raymond Turner, Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby, Edward VII, Edward VIII, Edward Whymper, Edwards (surname), Edwin Lutyens, Eisteddfod, Ejection seat, Elaine Paige, Electric Light Orchestra, Electrical telegraph, Electromagnet, Electron, Electronic dance music, Elf, Eliza Doolittle, Elizabeth (film), Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Elizabeth Hurley, Elizabeth I of England, Elizabeth II, Elizabethan era, Ellie Goulding, Elstree Studios, Elton John, Elvis Costello, Emergency service, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Emilia Clarke, Emily Brontë, Emma (1996 theatrical film), Emma Orczy, Emma Peel, Emma Thompson, Emma Watson, Emmeline Pankhurst, Emmerdale, Empire Award for Best British Film, Empire Awards, Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica Online, Enfield Town, England, England cricket team, England national football team, England national rugby union team, English art, English Channel, English Civil War, English Cocker Spaniel, English country house, English cuisine, English Gothic architecture, English Heritage, English language, English literature, English National Opera, English novel, English Renaissance, English Springer Spaniel, Enid Blyton, Entrepreneurship, Enzo Ferrari, Epsom Derby, Erasure, Eric Bristow, Eric Clapton, Eric Idle, Eric Morecambe, Erik (The Phantom of the Opera), Ernest Shackleton, Essex, Essex dialect, Eton College, European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, European robin, Eurostar, Eurotunnel Shuttle, Eurythmics, Euston railway station, Evans (surname), Evelyn Waugh, Everingham, Evita (musical), Evolution, Ewan McGregor, Ex Machina (film), Excalibur, Exeter College Boat Club, Extended family, FA Cup, FA Cup Final, FA Women's Super League, Fairport Convention, Fast food, Fatboy Slim, Father Dougal McGuire, Father Ted, Fawlty Towers, Fête, Felicity Jones, Feminism, Ferguson (name), Fertility, Field hockey, FIFA, FIFA World Cup, Fife, Fifty Shades (novel series), Fifty Shades Darker, Fifty Shades Freed, Fifty Shades of Grey, Fighter aircraft, Film score, Financial Times, Fireworks, First Lord of the Admiralty, First Steps (Elbow song), First voyage of James Cook, Fish and chip shop, Fish and chips, Five Members, Flag of Scotland, Flag of the United Kingdom, Flake (chocolate bar), Flat cap, Flax, Fleet Street, Fleur-de-lis, Flintshire (historic), Floodlight, Floral emblem, Florence Nightingale, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Flower of Scotland, Folk music of England, Folkestone, Fonthill Abbey, Food, Glorious Food, Foot (unit), Football League First Division, Force, Forces sweetheart, Formula One, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Four-minute mile, Four-wheel drive, Fractal, Framestore, Francis Bacon, Francis Bacon (artist), Francis Crick, Francis Drake, Francis Galton, Frank Pantridge, Frank Whittle, Frankenstein, Frankenstein's monster, Fred Karno, Fred Perry, Freddie Mercury, Frederick Ashton, Frederick Forsyth, Frederick Sanger, Frederick Soddy, Freedom of speech, Freedom of the press, Friends Provident, Frith Street, From Hell, Fruitcake, Fulham, Full breakfast, Fuller (surname), Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, Further education, Gable, Gaelic football, Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005, Gaels, Galaxy (chocolate), Gallup (company), Game (hunting), Gandhi (film), Gareth Edwards, Gareth Edwards (director), Gareth Peirce, Garrick Theatre, Gary Numan, Gary Oldman, Gawain, Gelatin dessert, Gender role, Genesis (band), Genre, Genting Arena, Geoffrey Chaucer, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Geordie, George Bernard Shaw, George Best, George Biddell Airy, George Boole, George Cayley, George Cruikshank, George Devey, George Eliot, George Everest, George Formby, George Fox, George Frideric Handel, George II of Great Britain, George III of the United Kingdom, George Martin, George Michael, George Orwell, George Stephenson, George Stubbs, George V, George Vancouver, George VI, George Williams (YMCA), Georgian architecture, Gerald Gardner (Wiccan), Gerald Holtom, Gerard Butler, Geri Halliwell, German battleship Bismarck, Gerry Anderson, Gertrude Lawrence, Get Carter, Ghost, Giant, Giant's Causeway, Giant's Ring, Gideon Mantell, Gift, Gilbert and Sullivan, Giles Gilbert Scott, Ginger snap, Gingerbread man, Given name, Gladiator (2000 film), Glastonbury Festival, Glenda Jackson, Glenn Fabry, Glorious Revolution, Gloster Meteor, Goal (sport), Goblin, Gobstopper, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, God Save the Queen, Gold Hill, Shaftesbury, Golden Hind, Golden Retriever, Golden syrup, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Golf, Golf in Scotland, Good King Wenceslas, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939 film), Gordon Banks, Gordon Ramsay, Gorilla (advertisement), Gorillaz, Gosford Park, Gothic fiction, Gothic Revival architecture, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Governing Council of the Cat Fancy, Government of the United Kingdom, Government of Wales Act 1998, Gracie Fields, Graeme McDowell, Graffiti, Graham Greene, Graham Hill, Graham Linehan, Grammar school, Grand National, Grand Theft Auto, Grant (name), Grant Morrison, Graphic designer, Graphic novel, Gravelly Hill Interchange, Gravity, Gravity (2013 film), Gravy, Great Expectations (1946 film), Great Fire of London, Great Highland bagpipe, Great power, Great Triumvirate (golf), Great Western Railway, Greatest Hits (Queen album), Green Cross Code, Green Party of England and Wales, Greensleeves, Greenwood Publishing Group, Greeting card, Gremlin, Greyhound, Grime (music genre), Grizabella, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Guinevere, Guinness World Records, Guitar amplifier, Gulliver's Travels, Gunpowder Plot, Gurney's Bank (Norwich), Gustav Holst, Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes mask, Guy Fawkes Night, Guy Ritchie, Gwynedd, H. G. Wells, H. Rider Haggard, H.M.S. Pinafore, Habeas corpus, Habeas Corpus Act 1679, Hadrian's Wall, Haggis, Hal Roach, Hall (surname), Halley's Comet, Hallowe'en Party, Halloween, Halloween (poem), Halloween costume, Ham, Hamilton (name), Hamlet (1948 film), Hammer Film Productions, Hammersmith Apollo, Hampshire, Handicraft, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Harland and Wolff, Harlech Castle, Harold Abrahams, Harold Pinter, Harp, Harris (name), Harrison (name), Harrison Birtwistle, Harrow School, Harry Brearley, Harry Champion, Harry Ferguson, Harry Gregson-Williams, Harry Kroto, Harry Palmer, Harry Potter, Harry Potter (film series), Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Secombe, Harry Styles, Harry Vardon, Hartford Courant, Hash browns, Hatfield House, Haute couture, Have I Got News for You, Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Hayley Mills, Hayward Gallery, Health care, Helen Mirren, Helena Bonham Carter, Helium, Hell's Kitchen (UK TV series), Hellblazer, Hello (Adele song), Help! (film), Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau, Henderson (surname), Henry Bessemer, Henry Cavendish, Henry Cavill, Henry Cole, Henry Fielding, Henry Fox Talbot, Henry Francis Lyte, Henry Hudson, Henry Irving, Henry Jackman, Henry Maudslay, Henry Moore, Henry Purcell, Henry Royce, Henry V (1944 film), Henry VII of England, Henry VIII of England, Henry Wood, Heptarchy, Her Majesty's Theatre, Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Here We Come A-wassailing, Hereward the Wake, Herne the Hunter, Heron Tower, Hey Diddle Diddle, Hickory Dickory Dock, Higgs boson, High Middle Ages, Higher education, Highland Cathedral, Highland games, Highland pony, Hijab, Hill (surname), Hinduism, Hipgnosis, Historia Regum Britanniae, Historic Scotland, History of Anglo-Saxon England, History of the United Kingdom, HMHS Britannic, HMS Ark Royal (91), HMS Beagle, HMS Challenger (1858), HMS Endeavour, HMS Victory, Hobnob biscuit, Hogmanay, Hokey cokey, Holly, Holmes (surname), Holy See, Home front during World War II, Home Nations, Honours Committee, Horace Walpole, Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, Hornpipe, Horror fiction, Horse racing, Hot cross bun, Hot Fuzz, Hotpants, House of Cards (UK TV series), House of Commons of England, House of Commons of the United Kingdom, House of Lords, House of Tudor, Household Cavalry, Houston (surname), Hovis, Howard Carter, HP Sauce, Hubert Parry, Hudson (surname), HuffPost, Hugh Beaver, Hugh Grant, Hugh Hudson, Hugh Laurie, Hugh Lofting, Humanism, Humanities, Humbug, Humphry Davy, Humpty Dumpty, Hunt (surname), Hunter (surname), Huntley & Palmers, Hydraulic lime, Hydrogen, Hylaeosaurus, I Do Like To be Beside the Seaside, I Saw Three Ships, I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles), I'm Henery the Eighth, I Am, Ian Fleming, Ian McEwan, Ian McKellen, Ian Rush, Ice cream cone, Ice dancing, Idris Elba, If—, Iguanodon, Imperial College London, Imperial units, In the Air Tonight, In the Bleak Midwinter, In the Name of the Father (film), In the Summertime, In vitro fertilisation, Inauguration, Incandescent light bulb, Inch, Indian cuisine, Industrial Revolution, Infant school, Informa, Information Age, Interchangeable parts, Interest rate, International Nurses Day, International Olympic Committee, International Tennis Federation, Invasion of Normandy, Inverness-shire, Invictus, Iolo Morganwg, Ireland national rugby union team, Irish dance, Irish language, Irish language in Northern Ireland, Irish literature, Irish whiskey, Iron Maiden, Ironbridge Gorge, Isaac Newton, Isabella Beeton, Isaiah Berlin, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Islam, Isle of Portland, Isle of Wight, Isotope, ITV (TV network), Ivor Novello, Ivor Novello Awards, J. G. Ballard, J. J. Thomson, J. K. Rowling, J. M. Barrie, J. M. W. Turner, J. P. R. Williams, J. R. R. Tolkien, J. R. R. Tolkien: A Biography, J. S. Fry & Sons, J.W. 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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas, commonly known as A Christmas Carol, is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843; the first edition was illustrated by John Leech.

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A Clockwork Orange (film)

A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 dystopian crime film adapted, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Anthony Burgess's 1962 novel of the same name.

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A Clockwork Orange (novel)

A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian satirical black comedy novel by English writer Anthony Burgess, published in 1962.

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A Close Shave

A Close Shave is a 1995 British stop-motion animated short film directed by Nick Park at Aardman Animations.

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A Dictionary of the English Language

Published on 4 April 1755 and written by Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of the English Language, sometimes published as Johnson's Dictionary, is among the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language.

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A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field

"A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field" is a paper by James Clerk Maxwell on electromagnetism, published in 1865.

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A Fish Called Wanda

A Fish Called Wanda is a 1988 British-American heist comedy film directed by Charles Crichton and written by John Cleese.

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A General History of the Pyrates

A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates is a 1724 book published in Britain containing biographies of contemporary pirates, Introduction and commentary by David Cordingly.

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A Grand Day Out

A Grand Day Out with Wallace and Gromit, later marketed as A Grand Day Out, is a 1989 British stop motion animated short film directed and animated by Nick Park at Aardman Animations in Bristol.

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A Hard Day's Night (film)

A Hard Day's Night is a 1964 British musical comedy film directed by Richard Lester and starring the Beatles—John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr—during the height of Beatlemania.

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A Man for All Seasons (1966 film)

A Man for All Seasons is a 1966 British biographical drama film in Technicolor based on Robert Bolt's play of the same name and adapted for the big screen by Bolt himself.

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A Matter of Loaf and Death

A Matter of Loaf and Death is a 2008 British stop-motion animated film created by Nick Park, and the fourth of his shorts to star his characters Wallace and Gromit.

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A Nice Cup of Tea

"A Nice Cup of Tea" is an essay by English author George Orwell, first published in the London Evening Standard on 12 January 1946.

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (1792), written by the 18th-century British proto-feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy.

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A. A. Milne

Alan Alexander Milne (18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems.

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A. V. Dicey

Albert Venn Dicey, KC, FBA (4 February 1835 – 7 April 1922), usually cited as A. V. Dicey, was a British jurist and constitutional theorist.

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Aardman Animations

Aardman Animations, Ltd., also known as Aardman Studios, or simply as Aardman, is a British animation studio based in Bristol.

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Aaron Taylor-Johnson (born Aaron Perry Johnson;Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916-2005.; at ancestry.com 13 June 1990) is an English actor, best known as Robbie from Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008), as well as the title character in the Kick-Ass films.

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Aberdeenshire (historic)

Aberdeenshire or the County of Aberdeen (Coontie o Aiberdeen, Siorrachd Obar Dheathain) is a historic county and registration county of Scotland.

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Abide with Me

"Abide with Me" is a Christian hymn by Scottish Anglican Henry Francis Lyte most often sung to English composer William Henry Monk's tune entitled "Eventide".

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Abolitionism

Abolitionism is a general term which describes the movement to end slavery.

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Abraham Darby

Abraham Darby may refer to.

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Abraham Darby I

Abraham Darby, in his later life called Abraham Darby the Elder, now sometimes known for convenience as Abraham Darby I (14 April 1678 – 8 March 1717) was the first and best known of several men of that name.

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Abram Lyle

Abram Lyle (14 December 1820 – 30 April 1891) is noted for founding the sugar refiners Abram Lyle & Sons which merged with the company of his rival Henry Tate to become Tate & Lyle in 1921.

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Absolute monarchy

Absolute monarchy, is a form of monarchy in which one ruler has supreme authority and where that authority is not restricted by any written laws, legislature, or customs.

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Absolute Radio

Absolute Radio (originally Virgin Radio) is one of the UK's three Independent National Radio stations.

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Absolute zero

Absolute zero is the lower limit of the thermodynamic temperature scale, a state at which the enthalpy and entropy of a cooled ideal gas reach their minimum value, taken as 0.

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Absolutely Fabulous

Absolutely Fabulous, also known as Ab Fab, is a BBC sitcom created by, written by and starring Jennifer Saunders.

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Abstract expressionism

Abstract expressionism is a post–World War II art movement in American painting, developed in New York in the 1940s.

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Academic degree

An academic degree is a qualification awarded to students upon successful completion of a course of study in higher education, normally at a college or university.

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Acid house

Acid house is a subgenre of house music developed around the mid-1980s by DJs from Chicago.

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Act of Parliament

Acts of Parliament, also called primary legislation, are statutes passed by a parliament (legislature).

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Acts of Union 1707

The Acts of Union were two Acts of Parliament: the Union with Scotland Act 1706 passed by the Parliament of England, and the Union with England Act passed in 1707 by the Parliament of Scotland.

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Ada Lovelace

Augusta Ada King-Noel, Countess of Lovelace (née Byron; 10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852) was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine.

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Adam Sedgwick

Adam Sedgwick (22 March 1785 – 27 January 1873) was a British priest and geologist, one of the founders of modern geology.

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Adam Smith

Adam Smith (16 June 1723 NS (5 June 1723 OS) – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish economist, philosopher and author as well as a moral philosopher, a pioneer of political economy and a key figure during the Scottish Enlightenment era.

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Adams (surname)

Adams is a common surname of English, Scottish, and Irish origin, meaning "son of Adam".

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Ade Edmondson

Adrian Charles Edmondson (born 24 January 1957) is an English comedian, actor, writer, musician, television presenter and director.

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Adele

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born 5 May 1988) is an English singer and songwriter.

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Adrian Lyne

Adrian Lyne (born 4 March 1941) is an English film director, writer, and producer.

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Aerodynamics

Aerodynamics, from Greek ἀήρ aer (air) + δυναμική (dynamics), is the study of the motion of air, particularly its interaction with a solid object, such as an airplane wing.

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AFI's 100 Years...100 Heroes & Villains

AFI's 100 Years...

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Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, (born Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer.

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Agnes Marshall

Agnes Bertha Marshall (24 August 1855 – 29 July 1905) was an English culinary entrepreneur.

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Ain't

Ain't is a contraction for am not, is not, are not, has not, and have not in the common English language vernacular.

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Aintree Racecourse

Aintree Racecourse is a racecourse in Aintree, Liverpool, England.

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Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Airedale Terrier

The Airedale Terrier (often shortened to "Airedale"), also called Bingley Terrier and Waterside Terrier, is a dog breed of the terrier type that originated in the valley (dale) of the River Aire, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Aladdin Sane

Aladdin Sane is the sixth studio album by English musician David Bowie, released by RCA Records on 13 April 1973.

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Alan Ayckbourn

Sir Alan Ayckbourn, (born 12 April 1939) is a prolific English playwright and director.

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Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett (born 9 May 1934) is an English playwright, screenwriter, actor and author.

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Alan Blumlein

Alan Dower Blumlein (29 June 1903 – 7 June 1942) was an English electronics engineer, notable for his many inventions in telecommunications, sound recording, stereophonic sound, television and radar.

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Alan Davis

Alan Davis (born 18 June) is an English writer and artist of comic books, known for his work on titles such as Captain Britain, The Uncanny X-Men, ClanDestine, Excalibur, JLA: The Nail and JLA: Another Nail.

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Alan Grant (writer)

Alan Grant (born 1949) is a Scottish comic book writer known for writing Judge Dredd in 2000 AD as well as various Batman titles from the late 1980s to the early 2000s.

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Alan Moore

Alan Moore (born 18 November 1953) is an English writer known primarily for his work in comic books including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, The Ballad of Halo Jones and From Hell.

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Alan Parker

Sir Alan William Parker (born 14 February 1944) is an English film director, producer and screenwriter.

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Alan Partridge

Alan Gordon Partridge is a character portrayed by English actor and comedian Steve Coogan.

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Alan Rickman

Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016) was an English actor and director known for playing a variety of roles on stage, television and film.

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Alan Simpson (scriptwriter)

Alan Francis Simpson, (27 November 1929 – 8 February 2017) was an English scriptwriter, best known for the Galton and Simpson comedy writing partnership with Ray Galton.

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Alan Turing

Alan Mathison Turing (23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954) was an English computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, and theoretical biologist.

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Albert, Prince Consort

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband and consort of Queen Victoria.

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Aldous Huxley

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer, novelist, philosopher, and prominent member of the Huxley family.

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Ale

Ale is a type of beer brewed using a warm fermentation method, resulting in a sweet, full-bodied and fruity taste.

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Alec Guinness

Sir Alec Guinness, (born Alec Guinness de Cuffe; 2 April 1914 – 5 August 2000) was an English actor.

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Alec Issigonis

Sir Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis, (Αλέξανδρος Αρνόλδος Κωνσταντίνος Ισηγόνης Alexandros Arnoldos Konstantinos Isigonis; 18 November 1906 – 2 October 1988) was a British-Greek designer of cars, widely noted for the groundbreaking and influential development of the Mini, launched by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) in 1959.

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Alec Jeffreys

Sir Alec John Jeffreys, (born 9 January 1950) is a British geneticist, who developed techniques for genetic fingerprinting and DNA profiling which are now used worldwide in forensic science to assist police detective work and to resolve paternity and immigration disputes.

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Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley (born Edward Alexander Crowley; 12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947) was an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer.

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Alex (A Clockwork Orange)

Alex is a fictional character in Anthony Burgess' novel A Clockwork Orange and Stanley Kubrick's film adaptation of the same name, in which he is played by Malcolm McDowell.

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Alex Garland

Alexander Medawar Garland (born 26 May 1970) is an English novelist, screenwriter, film producer and director.

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Alex Higgins

Alexander Gordon "Alex" Higgins (18 March 1949 – 24 July 2010) was a Northern Irish professional snooker player, who is remembered as one of the most iconic figures in the game.

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Alexander Cumming

Alexhander Cumming (sometimes referred to as Alexander Cummings) FRSE (1733 –8 March 1814)https://www.royalsoced.org.uk/cms/files/fellows/biographical_index/fells_indexp1.pdf was a Scottish watchmaker and instrument inventor, who was the first to patent a design of the flush toilet, which had been pioneered by Sir John Harrington, but without solving the problem of foul smells.

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Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming (6 August 1881 – 11 March 1955) was a Scottish physician, microbiologist, and pharmacologist.

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Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with inventing and patenting the first practical telephone.

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Alexander Korda

Sir Alexander Korda (born Sándor László Kellner, 16 September 1893 – 23 January 1956), BFI Screenonline.

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Alexander McQueen

Lee Alexander McQueen, CBE (17 March 1969 – 11 February 2010) was a British fashion designer and couturier.

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Alexander Parkes

Alexander Parkes (29 December 1813 29 June 1890) was a metallurgist and inventor from Birmingham, England.

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Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet.

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Alfie (1966 film)

Alfie is a 1966 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Michael Caine.

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Alfred Bird

Alfred Bird (1811 – 15 December 1878) was an English food manufacturer and chemist.

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Alfred Hitchcock

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema.

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Alfred Leete

Alfred Ambrose Chew Leete (1882–1933) was a British graphic artist.

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.

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Ali G

Alistair Leslie Graham, better known as Ali G, is a satirical fictional character created and performed by British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.

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Alien (film)

Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto.

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All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship (SFC), the premier competition in Gaelic football, is an annual series of games played in Ireland and organised by the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).

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Allan Beckett

Allan Harry Beckett MBE (b. 4 March 1914, East Ham, London Borough of Newham, United Kingdom, d. 19 June 2005, Farnborough, London) was a civil engineer whose design for the 'Whale' floating roadway was crucial to the success of the Mulberry harbour that was used in the Normandy Landings.

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Allen & Hanburys

Allen and Hanburys Ltd was a British pharmaceutical manufacturer, absorbed by Glaxo Laboratories in 1958.

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Allen Lane

Sir Allen Lane (born Allen Lane Williams; 21 September 1902 – 7 July 1970) was a British publisher who together with his brothers Richard and John Lane founded Penguin Books in 1935, bringing high-quality paperback fiction and non-fiction to the mass market.

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Allies of World War II

The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).

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Ally Sloper

Alexander "Ally" Sloper is the eponymous fictional character of the comic strip Ally Sloper.

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Ally Sloper's Half Holiday

Ally Sloper's Half Holiday was a British comics magazine, first published on 3 May 1884.

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Alternative Christmas message

The alternative Christmas message is a message broadcast by Channel 4 since 1993, as a sometimes humorous and sometimes serious alternative to the Royal Christmas Message of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Alton Towers

Alton Towers Resort, often shortened to Alton Towers, is a theme park resort located in Staffordshire, England.

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Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

"Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" is a comedy song written by Monty Python member Eric Idle that was first featured in the film Monty Python's Life of Brian and has gone on to become a common singalong at public events such as football matches as well as funerals.

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Alzheimer's Research UK

Alzheimer's Research UK (ARUK) is the United Kingdom's leading dementia research charity, founded in 1992 as the Alzheimer's Research Trust.

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Amadeus

Amadeus is a play by Peter Shaffer, which gives a highly fictionalized account of the lives of the composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri.

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Amber Rudd

Amber Augusta Rudd (born 1 August 1963) is a British Conservative politician.

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Ambient music

Ambient music is a genre of music that puts an emphasis on tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm.

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American Film Institute

The American Film Institute (AFI) is an American film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States.

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Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, formerly the National Museums and Galleries of Wales, is a Welsh Government sponsored body that comprises seven museums in Wales.

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Amnesty International

Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a London-based non-governmental organization focused on human rights.

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Amusement park

An amusement park is a park that features various attractions, such as rides and games, as well as other events for entertainment purposes.

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Amy (2015 film)

Amy is a 2015 British documentary film about the life and death of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse.

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Amy Winehouse

Amy Jade Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011) was an English singer and songwriter.

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Anagallis arvensis

Scarlet pimpernel, commonly known as blue-scarlet pimpernel, red pimpernel, red chickweed, poorman's barometer, poor man's weather-glass, shepherd's weather glass or shepherd's clock, is a low-growing annual plant.

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Analytic philosophy

Analytic philosophy (sometimes analytical philosophy) is a style of philosophy that became dominant in the Western world at the beginning of the 20th century.

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Anarchy

Anarchy is the condition of a society, entity, group of people, or a single person that rejects hierarchy.

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Ancient universities of Scotland

The ancient universities of Scotland are medieval and renaissance universities which continue to exist in the present day.

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Ancient university

The ancient universities are seven extant British and Irish medieval universities and early modern universities founded before the year 1600.

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And did those feet in ancient time

"And did those feet in ancient time" is a poem by William Blake from the preface to his epic Milton: A Poem in Two Books, one of a collection of writings known as the Prophetic Books.

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Andrew Garfield

Andrew Russell Garfield (born 20 August 1983) is a British-American actor.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber Kt (born 22 March 1948) is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre.

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Andrew the Apostle

Andrew the Apostle (Ἀνδρέας; ⲁⲛⲇⲣⲉⲁⲥ, Andreas; from the early 1st century BC – mid to late 1st century AD), also known as Saint Andrew and referred to in the Orthodox tradition as the First-Called (Πρωτόκλητος, Prōtoklētos), was a Christian Apostle and the brother of Saint Peter.

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Andy Murray

Sir Andrew Barron Murray (born 15 May 1987) is a British professional tennis player from Scotland currently ranked No.

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Andy Serkis

Andrew Clement Serkis (born 20 April 1964) is an English actor and film director.

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Anesthesia

In the practice of medicine (especially surgery and dentistry), anesthesia or anaesthesia (from Greek "without sensation") is a state of temporary induced loss of sensation or awareness.

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Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin Bevan (15 November 1897 – 6 July 1960), often known as Nye Bevan, was a Welsh Labour Party politician who was the Minister for Health in the post-war Attlee ministry from 1945-51.

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Anglicanism

Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.

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Anglo-Catholicism

The terms Anglo-Catholicism, Anglican Catholicism, and Catholic Anglicanism refer to people, beliefs and practices within Anglicanism that emphasise the Catholic heritage and identity of the various Anglican churches.

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Anglo-Saxons

The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.

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Anglophile

An Anglophile is a person who admires England, its people, and its culture.

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Anglosphere

The Anglosphere is a set of English-speaking nations which share common roots in British culture and history, which today maintain close cultural, political, diplomatic and military cooperation.

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Angus cattle

The Aberdeen Angus, sometimes simply Angus, is a Scottish breed of small beef cattle.

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Anish Kapoor

Sir Anish Mikhail Kapoor, (born 12 March 1954) is a British sculptor.

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Anna Sewell

Anna Sewell (30 March 1820 – 25 April 1878)The Oxford guide to British women writers by Joanne Shattock.

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Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn (1501 – 19 May 1536) was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII.

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Anne Brontë

Anne Brontë (commonly; 17 January 1820 – 28 May 1849) was an English novelist and poet, the youngest member of the Brontë literary family.

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Anne Dudley

Anne Dudley (born 7 May 1956) is an English composer, keyboardist, conductor and pop musician.

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Annie Lennox

Ann "Annie" Lennox, OBE (born 25 December 1954) is a Scottish singer, songwriter, political activist and philanthropist.

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Anorexia nervosa

Anorexia nervosa, often referred to simply as anorexia, is an eating disorder characterized by low weight, fear of gaining weight, and a strong desire to be thin, resulting in food restriction.

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Anthony Burgess

John Anthony Burgess Wilson, (25 February 1917 – 22 November 1993), who published under the name Anthony Burgess, was an English writer and composer.

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Anthony Daniels

Anthony Daniels (born 21 February 1946) is an English actor and mime artist.

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Anthony Hopkins

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins (born 31 December 1937), better known as Anthony Hopkins, is a Welsh actor, widely considered to be one of the world's greatest living actors.

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Anthony Minghella

Anthony Minghella, CBE (6 January 195418 March 2008) was a British film director, playwright and screenwriter.

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Anti-Slavery International

Anti-Slavery International is an international non-governmental organization, registered charity and a lobby group, based in the United Kingdom.

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Antibiotic

An antibiotic (from ancient Greek αντιβιοτικά, antibiotiká), also called an antibacterial, is a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections.

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Apple bobbing

Apple bobbing, also known as bobbing for apples, is a game often played on Halloween.

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Apple Inc.

Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.

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Apple pie

An apple pie is a pie or a tart, in which the principal filling ingredient is apple.

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April Fools' Day

April Fools' Day is an annual celebration in some European and Western countries commemorated on April 1 by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes.

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Aquarium

An aquarium (plural: aquariums or aquaria) is a vivarium of any size having at least one transparent side in which aquatic plants or animals are kept and displayed.

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Arbroath smokie

The Arbroath smokie is a type of smoked haddock – a speciality of the town of Arbroath in Angus, Scotland.

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ArcelorMittal Orbit

The ArcelorMittal Orbit (often referred to as the Orbit Tower or its original name, Orbit) is a 114.5-metre-high sculpture and observation tower in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, London.

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Archaeology

Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.

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Archibald Russell

Sir Archibald Russell, CBE, FRS (30 May 1904 – 29 May 1995) was a British aerospace engineer who worked most of his career at the Bristol Aeroplane Company, before becoming managing director of the Filton Division when Bristol merged into British Aircraft Corporation in 1960.

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Architecture of the United Kingdom

The architecture of the United Kingdom, or British architecture, consists of an eclectic combination of architectural styles, ranging from those that predate the creation of the United Kingdom, such as Roman, to 21st century contemporary.

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Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield.

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Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is an area of countryside in England, Wales or Northern Ireland which has been designated for conservation due to its significant landscape value.

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Armstrong (surname)

Armstrong is a surname of Scottish borders origin.

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Arnold Wesker

Sir Arnold Wesker (24 May 1932 – 12 April 2016) was a widely known English dramatist.

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Arsenal F.C.

Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club based in Islington, London, England, that plays in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

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Art of the United Kingdom

The Art of the United Kingdom refers to all forms of visual art in or associated with the United Kingdom since the formation of the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1707 and encompass English art, Scottish art, Welsh art and Irish art, and forms part of Western art history.

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Arthur Brown (musician)

Arthur Wilton Brown (born 24 June 1942) is an English rock singer and songwriter best known for his flamboyant theatrical performances, and his powerful, wide-ranging operatic voice.

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Arthur C. Clarke

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke (16 December 1917 – 19 March 2008) was a British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host.

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes.

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Arthur Eddington

Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington (28 December 1882 – 22 November 1944) was an English astronomer, physicist, and mathematician of the early 20th century who did his greatest work in astrophysics.

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Arthur Mathews (writer)

Arthur Mathews (born 30 April 1959 in Castletown Kilpatrick, Navan, County Meath) is an Irish comedy writer and actor who, often with writing partner Graham Linehan, has either written or contributed to a number of television comedies, such as Father Ted.

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Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham (19 September 1867 – 6 September 1939) was an English book illustrator.

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Arthur Sullivan

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan MVO (13 May 1842 – 22 November 1900) was an English composer.

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Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as Prime Minister.

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Arts and Crafts movement

The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.

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Arts festival

An arts festival is a festival that can encompass a wide range of art genres including music, dance, film, fine art, literature, poetry etc.

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As I was going to St Ives

"As I was going to St Ives" is a traditional English-language nursery rhyme in the form of a riddle.

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Asif Kapadia

Asif Kapadia (born 1972) is a British filmmaker.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Astley's Amphitheatre

Astley's Amphitheatre was a performance venue in London opened by Philip Astley in 1773.

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Aston Martin

Aston Martin Lagonda Limited is a British manufacturer of luxury sports cars and grand tourers. It was founded in 1913 by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford. Steered from 1947 by David Brown, it became associated with expensive grand touring cars in the 1950s and 1960s, and with the fictional character James Bond following his use of a DB5 model in the 1964 film Goldfinger. Their sports cars are regarded as a British cultural icon. Aston Martin has held a Royal Warrant as purveyor of motorcars to the Prince of Wales since 1982. It has over 150 car dealerships in over 50 countries on six continents making them a global automobile brand. Their headquarters and the main production site are in Gaydon, Warwickshire, England, alongside one of Jaguar Land Rover's development centres on the site of a former RAF V Bomber airbase. One of Aston Martin's recent cars was named after the 1950s Vulcan Bomber. Aston Martin has exploited its branding for projects including speed boats, submarines, bicycles, monster trucks, clothing and real estate development..

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Aston Villa F.C.

Aston Villa Football Club (nicknamed Villa, The Villa, The Villans and The Lions) is a professional football club based in Aston, Birmingham, England.

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Atonement (film)

Atonement is a 2007 British romantic war drama film directed by Joe Wright and based on Ian McEwan's 2001 novel Atonement.

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Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (21 August 187216 March 1898) was an English illustrator and author.

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Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 192920 January 1993) was a British actress, model, dancer and humanitarian.

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Augustan literature

Augustan literature (sometimes referred to misleadingly as Georgian literature) is a style of British literature produced during the reigns of Queen Anne, King George I, and George II in the first half of the 18th century and ending in the 1740s, with the deaths of Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift, in 1744 and 1745, respectively.

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Augustus Pugin

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1 March 181214 September 1852) was an English architect, designer, artist, and critic who is principally remembered for his pioneering role in the Gothic Revival style of architecture.

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Auld Lang Syne

"Auld Lang Syne" (note "s" rather than "z") is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788 and set to the tune of a traditional folk song (Roud # 6294).

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Austin Powers

The Austin Powers series is a series of American spy action comedy films: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002).

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Automated teller machine

An automated teller machine (ATM) is an electronic telecommunications device that enables customers of financial institutions to perform financial transactions, such as cash withdrawals, deposits, transfer funds, or obtaining account information, at any time and without the need for direct interaction with bank staff.

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Avebury

Avebury is a Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, around the village of Avebury in Wiltshire, in southwest England.

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Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

"Baa, Baa, Black Sheep" is an English nursery rhyme, the earliest surviving version of which dates from 1731.

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Babes in the Wood

Babes in the Wood is a traditional children's tale, as well as a popular pantomime subject.

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Back to Bedlam

Back to Bedlam is the debut studio album by the English singer-songwriter James Blunt, released on 11 October 2004 through Atlantic Records.

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Backhouse's Bank

Backhouse's Bank of Darlington (James & Jonathan Backhouse and Co., from 1798 Jonathan Backhouse and Co.) was founded in 1774 by James Backhouse (1720-1798), a wealthy Quaker flax dresser and linen manufacturer, and his sons Jonathan (1747-1826) and James (1757-1804).

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Bacon

Bacon is a type of salt-cured pork.

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Bacon sandwich

A bacon sandwich (also known in parts of the United Kingdom and New Zealand as a bacon butty, bacon bap or bacon sarnie, in Ireland as a rasher sandwich and as a bacon sanger in Australia and parts of Scotland) is a sandwich of cooked back bacon between bread that is usually spread with butter, and may be seasoned with ketchup or brown sauce.

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BAFTA Award for Best Film

The BAFTA Award for Best Film is given annually by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and presented at the British Academy Film Awards.

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Bagpipes

Bagpipes are a woodwind instrument using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag.

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Bailey (surname)

Bailey is an occupational surname of English or possibly Norman origin.

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Baked beans

Baked beans is a dish containing beans, sometimes baked but, despite the name, usually stewed, in a sauce.

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Baking

Baking is a method of cooking food that uses prolonged dry heat, normally in an oven, but also in hot ashes, or on hot stones.

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Baking powder

Baking powder is a dry chemical leavening agent, a mixture of a carbonate or bicarbonate and a weak acid and is used for increasing the volume and lightening the texture of baked goods.

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Baldrick

Baldrick is the name of several fictional characters featured in the long-running BBC historic comedy television series Blackadder.

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Ballad

A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music.

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Ballet dancer

A ballet dancer (ballerina fem., ballerino masc.) is a person who practices the art of classical ballet.

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Ballon d'Or

The Ballon d'Or ("Golden Ball") is an annual football award presented by France Football.

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Balmoral Castle

Balmoral Castle is a large estate house in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, near the village of Crathie, west of Ballater and east of Braemar.

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Banana

A banana is an edible fruit – botanically a berry – produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa.

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Band Aid (band)

Band Aid is a charity supergroup featuring mainly British and Irish musicians and recording artists.

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Bangers and mash

Bangers and mash, also known as sausages and mash, is a traditional dish of Great Britain and Ireland comprising sausages served with mashed potatoes.

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Banksy

Banksy is an anonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director.

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Bar chart

A bar graph shows comparisons among discrete categories.

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Barbara Euphan Todd

Barbara Euphan Todd (9 January 1890 – 2 February 1976) was an English writer well remembered for her ten books for children about a scarecrow called Worzel Gummidge.

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Barbarians vs New Zealand, 1973

Barbarians v New Zealand was a 1973 rugby union match between the Barbarians and New Zealand.

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Barclays

Barclays plc is a British multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in London.

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Barnes Wallis

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis (26 September 1887 – 30 October 1979), was an English scientist, engineer and inventor.

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Baroque

The Baroque is a highly ornate and often extravagant style of architecture, art and music that flourished in Europe from the early 17th until the late 18th century.

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Basil Fawlty

Basil Fawlty is the main character of the British sitcom Fawlty Towers, played by John Cleese.

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Batman

Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

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Battenberg cake

Battenberg or Battenburg is a light sponge cake with the pieces covered in jam.

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Battle of Trafalgar

The Battle of Trafalgar (21 October 1805) was a naval engagement fought by the British Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the War of the Third Coalition (August–December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1796–1815).

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Bayes' theorem

In probability theory and statistics, Bayes’ theorem (alternatively Bayes’ law or Bayes' rule, also written as Bayes’s theorem) describes the probability of an event, based on prior knowledge of conditions that might be related to the event.

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Bòrd na Gàidhlig

Bòrd na Gàidhlig is the executive non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government with responsibility for Gaelic.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Asian Network

BBC Asian Network is a British radio station whose target audience are people aged 15-35 of South Asian descent (Bangladeshi/Indian/Pakistani), and/or those with an interest in South Asian affairs.

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BBC Natural History Unit

The BBC Natural History Unit (NHU) is a department of the BBC which produces television, radio and online content with a natural history or wildlife theme.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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BBC Online

BBC Online, formerly known as BBCi, is the BBC's online service.

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BBC Parliament

BBC Parliament is a British television channel which broadcasts live and recorded coverage of the House of Commons, House of Lords and Select Committees of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, the Scottish Parliament, the London Assembly, the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Welsh Assembly.

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BBC Philharmonic

The BBC Philharmonic is a national British broadcasting symphony orchestra and is one of five radio orchestras maintained by the British Broadcasting Corporation and is a department of the BBC North Group division based at MediaCityUK, England, the orchestra's primary concert venue is the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

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BBC Radio

BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927).

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BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.

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BBC Radio 1Xtra

BBC Radio 1Xtra (also known simply as 1Xtra) is a digital radio station in the United Kingdom from the BBC specialising in urban music.

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BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBC's national radio stations and the most popular station in the United Kingdom with over 15 million weekly listeners. Much of its daytime playlist-based programming is adult contemporary or AOR, although the station also broadcasts other specialist musical genres. Radio 2 broadcasts throughout the UK on FM between 88.1 and 90.2MHz from studios in Wogan House, adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London. Programmes are relayed on digital radio via DAB, Sky, Cable TV, IPTV, Freeview, Freesat and the Internet.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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BBC Radio 6 Music

BBC Radio 6 Music (also still known as BBC 6 Music or BBC 6) is one of the BBC's digital radio stations.

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year

The BBC Sports Personality of the Year is an awards ceremony that takes place annually in December.

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award

The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award is the main award of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony, which takes place each December.

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BBC Symphony Orchestra

The BBC Symphony Orchestra (BBC SO) is a British orchestra based in London.

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Beagle

The beagle is a breed of small hound that is similar in appearance to the much larger foxhound.

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Bear Grylls

Edward Michael "Bear" Grylls (born 7 June 1974) is a British adventurer, writer and television presenter.

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Beatrix Potter

Helen Beatrix Potter (British English, North American English also, 28 July 186622 December 1943) was an English writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her children's books featuring animals, such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

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Beau Brummell

George Bryan "Beau" Brummell (7 June 1778 – 30 March 1840) was an iconic figure in Regency England and for many years the arbiter of men's fashion.

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Beaumaris Castle

Beaumaris Castle (Castell Biwmares), located in the town of the same name on the Isle of Anglesey in Wales, was built as part of Edward I's campaign to conquer the north of Wales after 1282.

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Bedazzled (1967 film)

Bedazzled is a 1967 British comedy DeLuxe Color film directed and produced by Stanley Donen in Panavision format.

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Bee Gees

The Bee Gees --> were a pop music group formed in 1958.

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Beef cattle

Beef cattle are cattle raised for meat production (as distinguished from dairy cattle, used for milk production).

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Beer

Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world, and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea.

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Beer in England

Beer in England has been brewed for hundreds of years.

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Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!

"Being for the Benefit of Mr.

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Bell Rock Lighthouse

The Bell Rock Lighthouse, off the coast of Angus, Scotland, is the world's oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse.

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Bell's theorem

Bell's theorem is a "no-go theorem" that draws an important distinction between quantum mechanics and the world as described by classical mechanics.

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Ben Elton

Benjamin Charles Elton (born 3 May 1959) is a British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director.

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Ben Kingsley

Sir Ben Kingsley (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji; 31 December 1943) is an English actor with a career spanning over 50 years.

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Bend It Like Beckham

Bend It Like Beckham is a 2002 British-German family romantic comedy sports film produced, written and directed by Gurinder Chadha, and starring Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher, Shaznay Lewis and Archie Panjabi.

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English actor who has performed in film, television, theatre and radio.

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Benjamin Britten

Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor and pianist.

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Benjamin Disraeli

Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who twice served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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Benny Hill

Alfred Hawthorne "Benny" Hill (21 January 1924 – 20 April 1992) was an English comedian and actor, best remembered for his television programme The Benny Hill Show, an amalgam of slapstick, burlesque, and double entendre in a format that included live comedy and filmed segments, with him at the focus of almost every segment.

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Bentley

Bentley Motors Limited is a British manufacturer and marketer of luxury cars and SUVs—and a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG since 1998.

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Bertie Wooster

Bertram "Bertie" Wilberforce Wooster is a recurring fictional character in the comedic Jeeves stories of British author P. G. Wodehouse.

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Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist, and Nobel laureate.

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Beveridge Report

The Beveridge Report, officially entitled Social Insurance and Allied Services, is a government report, published in November 1942, influential in the founding of the welfare state in the United Kingdom.

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BFI Top 100 British films

In 1999 the British Film Institute surveyed 1,000 people from the world of British film and television to produce the BFI 100 list of the greatest British films of the 20th century.

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BFI TV 100

The BFI TV 100 is a list compiled in 2000 by the British Film Institute (BFI), chosen by a poll of industry professionals, to determine what were the greatest British television programmes of any genre to have been screened.

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Bible

The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, "the books") is a collection of sacred texts or scriptures that Jews and Christians consider to be a product of divine inspiration and a record of the relationship between God and humans.

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Bicycle

A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.

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Bill of Rights 1689

The Bill of Rights, also known as the English Bill of Rights, is an Act of the Parliament of England that deals with constitutional matters and sets out certain basic civil rights.

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Billy Connolly

Sir William Connolly, (born 24 November 1942) is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor from Glasgow.

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Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot is a 2000 British dance drama film about a boy becoming a professional ballet dancer, set in north-eastern England during the 1984–85 coal miners' strike.

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Billy Elliot the Musical

Billy Elliot the Musical is a musical based on the 2000 film Billy Elliot.

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Billy Idol

William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor.

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Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean (born Leslie Sebastian Charles; 21 January 1950) is a Trinidadian-English recording artist who had a string of R&B international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Binomial theorem

In elementary algebra, the binomial theorem (or binomial expansion) describes the algebraic expansion of powers of a binomial.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Birmingham Mail

The Birmingham Mail or the Black Country Mail in the Black Country is a tabloid newspaper based in Birmingham, England but distributed around Birmingham, The Black Country, and Solihull and parts of Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire.

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Biscuit

Biscuit is a term used for a variety of primarily flour-based baked food products.

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Bitter (beer)

Bitter is a British style of pale ale that varies in colour from gold to dark amber, and in strength from 3% to 7% alcohol by volume.

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Black Beauty

Black Beauty is an 1877 novel by English author Anna Sewell.

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Black comedy

Black comedy, also known as dark comedy or gallows humor, is a comic style that makes light of subject matter that is generally considered taboo, particularly subjects that are normally considered serious or painful to discuss.

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Black Mirror

Black Mirror is a British science fiction anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker, with Brooker and Annabel Jones serving as the programme showrunners.

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Black pudding

Black pudding is a type of blood sausage originating in Great Britain and Ireland.

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Black Rod

The Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, or Lady Usher of the Black Rod, generally shortened to Black Rod, is an official in the parliaments of several Commonwealth countries.

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Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne.

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Blackadder

Blackadder is a series of four BBC1 pseudohistorical British sitcoms, plus several one-off instalments, which originally aired in the 1980s.

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Blackbeard

Edward Teach or Edward Thatch (– 22 November 1718), better known as Blackbeard, was an English pirate who operated around the West Indies and the eastern coast of Britain's North American colonies.

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Blackmail (1929 film)

Blackmail is a 1929 British thriller drama film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Anny Ondra, John Longden, and Cyril Ritchard.

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Blackpool

Blackpool is a seaside resort on the Lancashire coast in North West England.

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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace (pronounced) is a monumental English country house situated in the civil parish of Blenheim near Woodstock, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.

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Blessing

In religion, a blessing (also used to refer to bestowing of such) is the infusion of something with holiness, spiritual redemption, or divine will.

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Blickling Hall

Blickling Hall is a stately home which is part of the Blickling estate.

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Bloomsbury Publishing

Bloomsbury Publishing plc (formerly M.B.N.1 Limited and Bloomsbury Publishing Company Limited) is a British independent, worldwide publishing house of fiction and non-fiction.

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Blowup

Blowup is a 1966 British-Italian mystery thriller film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni about a fashion photographer, played by David Hemmings, who believes he has unwittingly captured a murder on film.

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Blue Peter

Blue Peter is a British children's television programme, currently shown live on the CBBC television channel.

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Blue plaque

A blue plaque is a permanent sign installed in a public place in the United Kingdom and elsewhere to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person, event, or former building on the site, serving as a historical marker.

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Blur (band)

Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988.

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Bob Fitzsimmons

Robert James Fitzsimmons (26 May 1863 – 22 October 1917) was a British professional boxer who made boxing history as the sport's first three-division world champion.

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Bob Geldof

Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof, (born 5 October 1951) is an Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist and occasional actor.

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Bob Hoskins

Robert William Hoskins (26 October 1942 – 29 April 2014) was an English actor.

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Bob the Builder

Bob the Builder is a British children's animated television show created by Keith Chapman.

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Bobby Moore

Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore OBE (12 April 1941 – 24 February 1993) was an English professional footballer.

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Bodiam Castle

Bodiam Castle is a 14th-century moated castle near Robertsbridge in East Sussex, England.

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Bogeyman

Bogeyman (usually spelled boogeyman in the U.S.; also spelled bogieman or boogie man; see American and British English spelling differences) is a common allusion to a mythical creature in many cultures used by adults to frighten children into good behaviour.

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Bone china

Bone china is a type of soft-paste porcelain that is composed of bone ash, feldspathic material, and kaolin.

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Bonfire

A bonfire is a large but controlled outdoor fire, used either for informal disposal of burnable waste material or as part of a celebration.

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Bonnie Tyler

Bonnie Tyler (born Gaynor Hopkins; 8 June 1951) is a Welsh singer, known for her distinctive husky voice.

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Book of Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer (BCP) is the short title of a number of related prayer books used in the Anglican Communion, as well as by the Continuing Anglican, Anglican realignment and other Anglican Christian churches.

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Book of Kells

The Book of Kells (Codex Cenannensis; Leabhar Cheanannais; Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS A. I., sometimes known as the Book of Columba) is an illuminated manuscript Gospel book in Latin, containing the four Gospels of the New Testament together with various prefatory texts and tables.

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Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Booker–McConnell Prize and commonly known simply as the Booker Prize) is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in the English language and published in the UK.

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Boolean algebra

In mathematics and mathematical logic, Boolean algebra is the branch of algebra in which the values of the variables are the truth values true and false, usually denoted 1 and 0 respectively.

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Border ballad

The Anglo-Scottish border has a long tradition of balladry, such that a whole group of songs exists that are often called "border ballads", because they were collected in that region.

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Border Collie

The Border Collie is a working and herding dog breed developed in the Anglo-Scottish border region for herding livestock, especially sheep.

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Boris Karloff

William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor who was primarily known for his roles in horror films.

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Bottom (TV series)

Bottom is a British television sitcom created by Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall that originally aired on BBC2 from 17 September 1991 to 10 April 1995 across three series.

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Bouncing bomb

A bouncing bomb is a bomb designed to bounce to a target across water in a calculated manner to avoid obstacles such as torpedo nets, and to allow both the bomb's speed on arrival at the target and the timing of its detonation to be pre-determined, in a similar fashion to a regular naval depth charge.

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Bourbon biscuit

The Bourbon biscuit (sometimes referred to as a Bourbon cream) is a sandwich style biscuit consisting of two thin rectangular dark chocolate–flavoured biscuits with a chocolate buttercream filling.

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Bowler hat

The bowler hat, also known as a billycock, bob hat, bombín or derby (USA), is a hard felt hat with a rounded crown, originally created by the London hat-makers Thomas and William Bowler during 1849.

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Boxing

Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.

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Boyle's law

Boyle's law (sometimes referred to as the Boyle–Mariotte law, or Mariotte's law) is an experimental gas law that describes how the pressure of a gas tends to increase as the volume of the container decreases.

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Bracknell

Bracknell is a town and civil parish in Berkshire, England, the westernmost area within the Greater London Urban Area and the administrative centre of the Borough of Bracknell Forest.

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Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Marc Wiggins, CBE (born 28 April 1980) is a British former professional road and track racing cyclist, who competed professionally between 2001 and 2016.

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Bram Stoker

Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish author, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.

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Brand

A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer.

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Brave New World

Brave New World is a dystopian novel written in 1931 by English author Aldous Huxley, and published in 1932.

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Brazil (1985 film)

Brazil is a 1985 dystopian science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam, Charles McKeown, and Tom Stoppard.

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Brexit

Brexit is the impending withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU).

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Brian Azzarello

Brian Azzarello (born in Cleveland, Ohio, August 11, 1962) is an American comic book writer and screenwriter.

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Brian Eno

Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI (born Brian Peter George Eno; 15 May 1948) is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist.

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Brian Johnson

Brian Francis Johnson (born 5 October 1947) is an English singer and songwriter.

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Bridget

Bridget or Brigid is a Gaelic/Irish female name derived from the noun brígh, meaning "power, strength, vigor, virtue".

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Bridget Jones's Diary

Bridget Jones's Diary is a 1996 novel by Helen Fielding.

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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (film)

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason is a 2004 romantic comedy film directed by Beeban Kidron and written by Adam Brooks, Richard Curtis, Andrew Davies, and Helen Fielding, based on Fielding's novel of the same name.

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Bridget Riley

Bridget Louise Riley (born 24 April 1931) is an English painter who is one of the foremost exponents of Op art.

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Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter is a 1945 British romantic drama film directed by David Lean about British suburban life on the eve of World War 2, centring on Laura, a married woman with children, whose conventional life becomes increasingly complicated because of a chance meeting at a railway station with a married stranger, Alec.

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Brighton

Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.

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Bring Me the Horizon

Bring Me the Horizon, often known by the acronym BMTH, are an English rock band from Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

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Bristol Old Vic

Bristol Old Vic is a British theatre company based at the Theatre Royal, Bristol.

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Bristol Type 223

The Bristol Aeroplane Company Type 223 was an early design for a supersonic transport.

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Brit Awards

The BRIT Awards (often simply called The BRITs) are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards.

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Brit Pack (actors)

"Brit Pack" is a term that has been used to refer to specific groups of young British actors who have achieved success in Hollywood, as well as more generally to the entire group of such actors.

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Britain in the Middle Ages

During most of the Middle Ages (c. 410–1485 AD), the island of Great Britain was divided into several kingdoms.

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Britain's Best Sitcom

Britain's Best Sitcom was a BBC media campaign in which television viewers were asked to decide the best British situation comedy.

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Britain's Got Talent

Britain's Got Talent (often abbreviated to BGT) is a British talent show competition, and is part of the ''Got Talent'' franchise created by Simon Cowell.

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Britannia

Britannia has been used in several different senses.

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British Academy Film Awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts or BAFTA Film Awards are presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to honour the best British and international contributions to film.

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British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors

The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors (BASCA) is one of the largest professional associations for music writers in Europe and exists to support, protect and campaign for the interests of songwriters, lyricists and composers.

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British African-Caribbean people

British African Caribbean (or Afro-Caribbean) people are residents of the United Kingdom whose ancestors were primarily indigenous to Africa.

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British Airways face advertisement

The British Airways "Face" Advertisement was a television commercial campaign by British Airways in 1989.

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British and Irish Lions

The British & Irish Lions is a rugby union team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Nations – the national teams of England, Scotland, and Wales – and Ireland.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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British comedy

British comedy, in film, radio and television, is known for its consistently peculiar characters, plots and settings, and has produced some of the most famous and memorable comic actors and characters.

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British country clothing

British country clothing or English country clothing is the traditional attire worn by men and women in rural Britain; it is the choice of clothing when taking part in outdoor sports such as equestrian pursuits, shooting, fishing and during general outdoor activity such as when working outdoors, on picnics, walking and gardening.

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British cuisine

British cuisine is the set of cooking traditions and practices associated with the United Kingdom.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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British Fashion Council

The British Fashion Council (BFC) is a non-profit trade group for British fashion designers founded in 1983.

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British Film Institute

The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.

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British Grand Prix

The British Grand Prix is a race in the calendar of the FIA Formula One World Championship.

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British heavy tanks of World War I

British heavy tanks were a series of related armoured fighting vehicles developed by the UK during the First World War.

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British humour

British humour is shaped by the relative stability of British society and carries a strong element of satire aimed at "the absurdity of everyday life".

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British Invasion (comics)

The British Invasion is a term referring to a group of British writers who rose to prominence in the late 1980s while working on American comic books.

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British Isles

The British Isles are a group of islands off the north-western coast of continental Europe that consist of the islands of Great Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man and over six thousand smaller isles.

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British Jews

British Jews (often referred to collectively as Anglo-Jewry) are British citizens who are ethnically and/or religiously Jewish.

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British Library

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the largest national library in the world by number of items catalogued.

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British literature

British literature is literature in the English language from the United Kingdom, Isle of Man, and Channel Islands.

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British Motor Corporation

The British Motor Corporation Limited (BMC) was a UK-based vehicle manufacturer, formed in early 1952 to give effect to an agreed merger of the Morris and Austin businesses.

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British Museum

The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture.

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British philosophy

British philosophy refers to the philosophical tradition of the British people.

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British Phonographic Industry

The BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Limited, commonly known as the British Phonographic Industry or BPI, is the British recorded music industry's trade association.

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British Retail Consortium

The British Retail Consortium (or BRC) is a trade association in the United Kingdom.

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British rhythm and blues

British rhythm and blues (or R&B) was a musical movement that developed in the United Kingdom between the late 1950s and the early 1960s, and reached a peak in the mid-1960s.

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British royal family

The British royal family comprises Queen Elizabeth II and her close relations.

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British Shorthair

The British Shorthair is the pedigreed version of the traditional British domestic cat, with a distinctively chunky body, dense coat and broad face.

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British Sign Language

British Sign Language (BSL) is a sign language used in the United Kingdom (UK), and is the first or preferred language of some deaf people in the UK; there are 125,000 deaf adults in the UK who use BSL plus an estimated 20,000 children.

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Broadcasters' Audience Research Board

The Broadcasters' Audience Research Board (BARB) is the organisation that compiles audience measurement and television ratings in the United Kingdom.

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Broadside ballad

A broadside (also known as a broadsheet) is a single sheet of inexpensive paper printed on one side, often with a ballad, rhyme, news and sometimes with woodcut illustrations.

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Brogue shoe

The Brogue (derived from the Gaelic bróg (Irish), bròg (Scottish) "shoe") is a style of low-heeled shoe or boot traditionally characterised by multiple-piece, sturdy leather uppers with decorative perforations (or "broguing") and serration along the pieces' visible edges.

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Brontë family

The Brontës (commonly) were a nineteenth-century literary family, born in the village of Thornton and later associated with the village of Haworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Brooks (surname)

Brooks is a toponymic surname that is thought to have been derived residing near a stream (or brook) from both the Swedish surname Bäckland, meaning bäck "brook, stream" and lund "grove" and English, Gaelic and Scottish from the possessive case of Brook (i.e. ‘of the brook’) from pre 7th century English origins; Old English broc and appearing in the Medieval predecessors of "Brooks" such as "Ate-Broc" and "Atte-Broc".

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Brown (surname)

Brown is an English-language surname in origin chiefly descriptive of a person with brown hair, complexion or clothing.

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Brown ale

Brown ale is a style of beer with a dark amber or brown colour.

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Brown sauce

Brown sauce is a traditional condiment served with food in the United Kingdom and Ireland, normally dark brown in colour.

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Brownian motion

Brownian motion or pedesis (from πήδησις "leaping") is the random motion of particles suspended in a fluid (a liquid or a gas) resulting from their collision with the fast-moving molecules in the fluid.

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Brownsea Island

Brownsea Island (also archaically known as Branksea) is the largest of the islands in Poole Harbour in the county of Dorset, England.

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Brownsea Island Scout camp

The Brownsea Island Scout camp began as a boys' camping event on Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour, southern England, organised by Lieutenant-General Baden-Powell to test his ideas for the book Scouting for Boys.

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Brummie

Brummie or Brummy is the English dialect of Birmingham, England.

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Bryan Ferry

Bryan Ferry CBE (born 26 September 1945) is an English singer and songwriter.

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Bryant and May

Bryant and May was a British company created in the mid-19th century specifically to make matches.

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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the London residence and administrative headquarters of the monarch of the United Kingdom.

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Buckminsterfullerene

Buckminsterfullerene is a type of fullerene with the formula C60.

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Buddhism

Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

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Bulldog

A Bulldog is a medium-sized breed of dog commonly referred to as the English Bulldog or British Bulldog.

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Bullet for My Valentine

Bullet for My Valentine, often abbreviated as BFMV, are a Welsh heavy metal band from Bridgend, formed in 1998.

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Bullmastiff

The Bullmastiff is a large-sized breed of domestic dog, with a solid build and a short muzzle.

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Burberry

Burberry Group PLC is a British luxury fashion house headquartered in London, England.

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Burlesque

A burlesque is a literary, dramatic or musical work intended to cause laughter by caricaturing the manner or spirit of serious works, or by ludicrous treatment of their subjects.

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Burton (name)

Burton is an English surname with habitational origins.

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Bush (surname)

The surname Bush is an English surname, derived from either the Old English word "busc" or the Old Norse "buskr," both of which mean "bush," a shrub.

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Butterscotch

Butterscotch is a type of confectionery whose primary ingredients are brown sugar and butter, but other ingredients are part of some recipes, such as corn syrup, cream, vanilla and salt.

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Buy one, get one free

"Buy one, get one free", "Buy one, get one", "two for the price of one", "two for one" or "2 for 1" is a common form of sales promotion.

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C. & J. Clark

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C. S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist.

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Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs

The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, commonly referred to as the Culture Secretary, is a Scottish Government Cabinet position with responsibility for Culture, the arts, relations between the Scottish Government and the European Union and other international affairs.

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Cadbury

Cadbury, formerly Cadbury's and Cadbury Schweppes, is a British multinational confectionery company wholly owned by Mondelez International (originally Kraft Foods) since 2010.

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Cadbury Creme Egg

A Cadbury Creme Egg is a chocolate product produced in the shape of an egg.

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Cadbury Dairy Milk

Cadbury Dairy Milk is a brand of milk chocolate manufactured by Cadbury.

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Cadenus and Vanessa

Cadenus and Vanessa is a poem by Jonathan Swift about one of his lovers, Esther Vanhomrigh (Vanessa), written in 1712 and published as a book in 1726, three years after the death of Vanhomrigh.

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Cadw

Cadw (a Welsh verbal noun meaning "keep/preserve") is the historic environment service of the Welsh Government and part of the Tourism and Culture group.

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Cadwaladr

Cadwaladr ap Cadwallon (also spelled Cadwalader or Cadwallader in English) was king of Gwynedd in Wales from around 655 to 682.

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Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle (Castell Caernarfon), often anglicized as Carnarvon Castle, is a medieval fortress in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, north-west Wales cared for by Cadw, the Welsh Government's historic environment service.

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Caerphilly Castle

Caerphilly Castle (Castell Caerffili) is a medieval fortification in Caerphilly in South Wales.

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Cake

Cake is a form of sweet dessert that is typically baked.

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Calais

Calais (Calés; Kales) is a city and major ferry port in northern France in the department of Pas-de-Calais, of which it is a sub-prefecture.

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Calcium

Calcium is a chemical element with symbol Ca and atomic number 20.

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Calico Jack

John Rackham (26 December 1682 – 18 November 1720), commonly known as Calico Jack, was an English pirate captain operating in the Bahamas and in Cuba during the early 18th century.

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Calvin Harris

Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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Cambrian

The Cambrian Period was the first geological period of the Paleozoic Era, and of the Phanerozoic Eon.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Camden Town

Camden Town, often shortened to Camden (a term also used for the entire borough), is a district of north west London, England, located north of Charing Cross (walking distance).

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Cameron (surname)

Cameron is a Scottish surname and thus somewhat common throughout the English-speaking world.

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Cameron Mackintosh

Sir Cameron Anthony Mackintosh (born 17 October 1946) is a British theatrical producer and theatre owner notable for his association with many commercially successful musicals.

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Camp (surname)

Camp is an English surname taken from Latin roots.

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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) is an organisation that advocates unilateral nuclear disarmament by the United Kingdom, international nuclear disarmament and tighter international arms regulation through agreements such as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

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Campbell (surname)

Campbell is primarily a Scottish surname of Gaelic origins.

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Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is a cancer research and awareness charity in the United Kingdom and Isle of Man, formed on 4 February 2002 by the merger of The Cancer Research Campaign and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.

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Candle auction

A candle auction, or auction by the candle, is a variation on the typical English auction that became popular in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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Candle in the Wind 1997

"Candle in the Wind 1997" is a song by Bernie Taupin and Elton John, a re-written and re-recorded version of their 1974 song "Candle in the Wind".

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Candy apple

Toffee apples, also known as candy apples in North America, are whole apples covered in a hard toffee or sugar candy coating, with a stick inserted as a handle.

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Canterbury

Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England.

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Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, Kent, is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures in England.

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Cap Gris-Nez

Cap Gris-Nez (literally "cape grey nose") is a cape on the Côte d'Opale in the Pas-de-Calais département in northern France.

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Caper story

The caper story is a subgenre of crime fiction.

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Captain Charles Johnson

Captain Charles Johnson was the British author of the 1724 book A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates, whose identity remains a mystery.

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Captain Hook

Captain James Hook is a fictional character, the main antagonist of J. M. Barrie's play Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up and its various adaptations, in which he is Peter Pan's archenemy.

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Captain Mainwaring

Captain George Mainwaring is a fictional character portrayed by Arthur Lowe in the BBC television sitcom Dad's Army.

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Cara Delevingne

Cara Jocelyn Delevingne (born 12 August 1992) is an English model and actress.

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Carbonated water

Carbonated water (bubbly water, fizzy water) is water into which carbon dioxide gas under pressure has been dissolved, either by technology or by a natural geologic source.

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Carey Mulligan

Carey Hannah MulliganEngland & Wales, 1984-2004. Gives name at birth as "Carey Hannah Mulligan" (born 28 May 1985) is an English actress and singer.

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Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin; or informally Sir Gâr) is a unitary authority in the southwest of Wales and is the largest of the thirteen historic counties of Wales.

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Carol Reed

Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director best known for Odd Man Out (1947), The Fallen Idol (1948) and The Third Man (1949).

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Caroline Aherne

Caroline Mary Aherne (24 December 1963 – 2 July 2016) was an English comedian and BAFTA-winning writer and actress, best known for performing as the acerbic chat show host Mrs Merton, various roles in The Fast Show, and as Denise in The Royle Family, a series which she co-wrote.

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Carpenter (surname)

Carpenter is a surname.

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Carrickfergus Castle

Carrickfergus Castle (from the Irish Carraig Ḟergus or "cairn of Fergus", the name "Fergus" meaning "strong man") is a Norman Irish castle in Northern Ireland, situated in the town of Carrickfergus in County Antrim, on the northern shore of Belfast Lough.

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Carry On (franchise)

The Carry On series primarily consists of 31 classic British comedy motion pictures (1958–92), four Christmas specials, a television series of thirteen episodes, and three West End and provincial stage plays.

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Carter

Carter may refer to.

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Cartoonist

A cartoonist (also comic strip creator) is a visual artist who specializes in drawing cartoons.

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Case law

Case law is a set of past rulings by tribunals that meet their respective jurisdictions' rules to be cited as precedent.

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Castaway

A castaway is a person who is cast adrift or ashore.

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Castle

A castle (from castellum) is a type of fortified structure built during the Middle Ages by predominantly the nobility or royalty and by military orders.

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Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd

The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd is a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site located in Gwynedd, Wales.

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Cat Stevens

Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou), commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

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Cat's eye (road)

A cat's eye is a retroreflective safety device used in road marking and was the first of a range of raised pavement markers.

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Catherine Booth

Catherine Booth (17 January 1829 – 4 October 1890) was co-founder of The Salvation Army, along with her husband William Booth.

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Catherine Johnson (playwright)

Catherine Johnson (born 14 October 1957) is a British playwright, producing works for stage and television.

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Catherine of Braganza

Catherine of Braganza (Catarina; 25 November 1638 – 31 December 1705) was queen consort of England, of Scotland and of Ireland from 1662 to 1685, as the wife of King Charles II.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones, CBE (born 25 September 1969) is a Welsh actress.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Cats (musical)

Cats is a sung-through British musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot, and produced by Cameron Mackintosh.

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Cauldron

A cauldron (or caldron) is a large metal pot (kettle) for cooking or boiling over an open fire, with a large mouth and frequently with an arc-shaped hanger.

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Cavendish banana

A Cavendish banana is the fruit of a banana cultivar belonging to the Cavendish subgroup of the AAA cultivar group.

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Cavendish Laboratory

The Cavendish Laboratory is the Department of Physics at the University of Cambridge, and is part of the School of Physical Sciences.

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Cavendish Square

Cavendish Square is a public square in the West End of London, very close to Oxford Circus, where the two main shopping thoroughfares of Oxford Street and Regent Street meet.

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Cavity magnetron

The cavity magnetron is a high-powered vacuum tube that generates microwaves using the interaction of a stream of electrons with a magnetic field while moving past a series of open metal cavities (cavity resonators).

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Cawl

Cawl is a Welsh dish.

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Celluloid

Celluloids are a class of compounds created from nitrocellulose and camphor, with added dyes and other agents.

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Celtic Britons

The Britons, also known as Celtic Britons or Ancient Britons, were Celtic people who inhabited Great Britain from the British Iron Age into the Middle Ages, at which point their culture and language diverged into the modern Welsh, Cornish and Bretons (among others).

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Celtic F.C.

The Celtic Football Club is a professional football club based in Glasgow, Scotland, which plays in the Scottish Premiership.

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Celtic field

Celtic field is an old name for traces of early (prehistoric) agricultural field systems found in North-West Europe, i.e. Britain, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Poland and the Baltic states.

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Celtic languages

The Celtic languages are a group of related languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or "Common Celtic"; a branch of the greater Indo-European language family.

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Celtic Revival

The Celtic Revival (also referred to as the Celtic Twilight or Celtomania) was a variety of movements and trends in the 19th and 20th centuries that saw a renewed interest in aspects of Celtic culture.

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Celts

The Celts (see pronunciation of ''Celt'' for different usages) were an Indo-European people in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had cultural similarities, although the relationship between ethnic, linguistic and cultural factors in the Celtic world remains uncertain and controversial.

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Cement

A cement is a binder, a substance used for construction that sets, hardens and adheres to other materials, binding them together.

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Central London

Central London is the innermost part of London, in the United Kingdom, spanning several boroughs.

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Challenge Cup

The Challenge Cup (also known as the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup due to sponsorship by Ladbrokes) is a knockout rugby league cup competition organised by the Rugby Football League, held annually since 1896, with the exception of 1915–1919 and 1939–1940.

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Challenger expedition

The Challenger expedition of 1872–76 was a scientific exercise that made many discoveries to lay the foundation of oceanography.

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Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.

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Channel 5 (UK)

Channel 5 is a British commercial television network.

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Channel Tunnel

The Channel Tunnel (Le tunnel sous la Manche; also nicknamed the Chunnel) is a rail tunnel linking Folkestone, Kent, in the United Kingdom, with Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, near Calais in northern France, beneath the English Channel at the Strait of Dover.

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Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire is a 1981 British historical drama film.

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Charles Algernon Parsons

Sir Charles Algernon Parsons, (13 June 1854 – 11 February 1931), the son of a member of the Irish peerage,http://www.tcd.ie/Secretary/FellowsScholars/discourses/discourses/1968_Lord%20Rosse%20on%20W.%20Parsons.pdf was an Anglo-Irish engineer, best known for his invention of the compound steam turbine, and as the namesake of C. A. Parsons and Company.

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Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage (26 December 1791 – 18 October 1871) was an English polymath.

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Charles Crichton

Charles Ainslie Crichton (6 August 1910 – 14 September 1999) was an English film director and editor.

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Charles Darwin

Charles Robert Darwin, (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.

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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.

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Charles Frederick Worth

Charles Frederick Worth (13 October 1825 – 10 March 1895) was an English fashion designer who founded the House of Worth, one of the foremost fashion houses of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Charles I of England

Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.

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Charles II of England

Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was king of England, Scotland and Ireland.

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Charles K. Kao

Sir Charles Kuen Kao, as a member of National Academy of Engineering in Electronics, Communication & Information Systems Engineering for pioneering and sustained accomplishments towards the theoretical and practical realization of optical fiber communication systems.

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Charles Lyell

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Baronet, (14 November 1797 – 22 February 1875) was a Scottish geologist who popularised the revolutionary work of James Hutton.

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Charles Macintosh

Charles Macintosh FRS (29 December 1766 – 25 July 1843) was a Scottish chemist and the inventor of waterproof fabric.

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Charles Rolls

The Honourable Charles Stewart Rolls (27 August 1877 – 12 July 1910) was a Welshman who was a motoring and aviation pioneer.

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Charles Wheatstone

Sir Charles Wheatstone FRS (6 February 1802 – 19 October 1875), was an English scientist and inventor of many scientific breakthroughs of the Victorian era, including the English concertina, the stereoscope (a device for displaying three-dimensional images), and the Playfair cipher (an encryption technique).

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Charles, Prince of Wales

Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 1964 children's novel by British author Roald Dahl.

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Charlie Brooker

Charlton “Charlie” Brooker (born 3 March 1971) is an English humourist, critic, author, screenwriter, producer, and presenter.

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Charlie Chaplin

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.

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Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë (commonly; 21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature.

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Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Sophia Charlotte; 19 May 1744 – 17 November 1818) was a British queen consort and wife of King George III.

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Chasing Cars

"Chasing Cars" is a song by Northern Irish alternative rock band Snow Patrol.

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Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House is a stately home in Derbyshire, England, in the Derbyshire Dales north-east of Bakewell and west of Chesterfield.

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Cheddar cheese

Cheddar cheese is a relatively hard, off-white (or orange if spices such as annatto are added), sometimes sharp-tasting, natural cheese.

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Chelsea boot

Chelsea boots are close-fitting, ankle-high boots with an elastic side panel.

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Chelsea F.C.

Chelsea Football Club is a professional football club in London, England, that competes in the Premier League.

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Cheshire

Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.

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Cheshire Cat

The Cheshire Cat is a fictional cat popularised by Lewis Carroll in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and known for its distinctive mischievous grin.

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Chicken Run

Chicken Run is a 2000 stop motion animated comedy film produced by the British studio Aardman Animations.

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Chief design officer

Chief design officer (sometimes CDO) or design executive officer (DEO) is a corporate title sometimes given to an executive in charge of an organization's design initiatives.

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Chief Scout (The Scout Association)

The Scout Association's Chief Scout is the head of its youth programmes.

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Child Ballads

The Child Ballads are 305 traditional ballads from England and Scotland, and their American variants, anthologized by Francis James Child during the second half of the 19th century.

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Children in Need

BBC Children in Need (also promoted as Plant Mewn Angen in Wales) is the BBC's UK charity.

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Children of Men

Children of Men is a 2006 British-American dystopian thriller film directed and co-written by Alfonso Cuarón.

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Chinese restaurant

A Chinese restaurant is an establishment that serves Chinese cuisine outside China.

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Chipperfield's Circus

Chipperfield's Circus is a long-running English family show based on the 300-year-old Chipperfield dynasty.

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Chivalry

Chivalry, or the chivalric code, is an informal, varying code of conduct developed between 1170 and 1220, never decided on or summarized in a single document, associated with the medieval institution of knighthood; knights' and gentlewomen's behaviours were governed by chivalrous social codes.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor (born 10 July 1977) is a British actor.

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Chloroform

Chloroform, or trichloromethane, is an organic compound with formula CHCl3.

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Chris Froome

Christopher Clive Froome, (born 20 May 1985) is a British road racing cyclist for UCI ProTeam.

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Christian Bale

Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is an English actor and producer.

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Christianity

ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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Christie's

Christie's is a British auction house.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas card

A Christmas card is a greeting card sent as part of the traditional celebration of Christmas in order to convey between people a range of sentiments related to the Christmas and holiday season.

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Christmas carol

A Christmas carol (also called a noël, from the French word meaning "Christmas") is a carol (song or hymn) whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas, and which is traditionally sung on Christmas itself or during the surrounding holiday season.

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Christmas cracker

Christmas crackers—also known as bon-bons in some regions of Australia—are part of Christmas celebrations primarily in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Commonwealth countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa.

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Christmas dinner

Christmas dinner is a meal traditionally eaten at Christmas.

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Christmas lights

Christmas lights (also known as fairy lights) are lights used for decoration in celebration of Christmas, often on display throughout the Christmas season including Advent and Christmastide.

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Christmas music

Christmas music comprises a variety of genres of music normally performed or heard around the Christmas season.

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Christmas ornament

Christmas ornaments, baubles or "christmas balls" are decorations (usually made of glass, metal, wood, or ceramics) that are used to festoon a Christmas tree.

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Christmas pudding

Christmas pudding is a type of pudding traditionally served as part of the Christmas dinner in the UK, Ireland and in other countries where it has been brought by British emigrants.

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Christopher Dean

Christopher Colin Dean, OBE (born 27 July 1958 in Calverton, Nottinghamshire) is an English ice dancer who won a gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics with his skating partner Jayne Torvill.

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Christopher Lee

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English character actor, singer, and author.

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Christopher Nolan

Christopher Edward Nolan (born 30 July 1970) is an English film director, screenwriter, and producer who holds both British and American citizenship.

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Christopher Wren

Sir Christopher Wren PRS FRS (–) was an English anatomist, astronomer, geometer, and mathematician-physicist, as well as one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history.

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Cinema of the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has had a significant film industry for over a century.

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Circumnavigation

Circumnavigation is navigation completely around an entire island, continent, or astronomical body (e.g. a planet or moon).

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Circus

A circus is a company of performers who put on diverse entertainment shows that include clowns, acrobats, trained animals, trapeze acts, musicians, dancers, hoopers, tightrope walkers, jugglers, magicians, unicyclists, as well as other object manipulation and stunt-oriented artists.

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City Hall, London

City Hall is the headquarters of the Greater London Authority (GLA), which comprises the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.

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City of Westminster

The City of Westminster is an Inner London borough which also holds city status.

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Civil engineering

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewerage systems, pipelines, and railways.

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Claim of Right Act 1689

The Claim of Right is an Act passed by the Parliament of Scotland in April 1689.

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Clan Forbes

Clan Forbes is a Highland Scottish clan from Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Clarendon Laboratory

The Clarendon Laboratory, located on Parks Road with the Science Area in Oxford, England (not to be confused with the Clarendon Building, also in Oxford), is part of the Department of Physics at Oxford University.

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Clarissa

Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady is an epistolary novel by English writer Samuel Richardson, published in 1748.

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Clark

Clark is an English language surname, ultimately derived from the Latin clericus meaning "scribe", "secretary" or a scholar within a religious order, referring to someone who was educated.

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Classical liberalism

Classical liberalism is a political ideology and a branch of liberalism which advocates civil liberties under the rule of law with an emphasis on economic freedom.

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Classical mechanics

Classical mechanics describes the motion of macroscopic objects, from projectiles to parts of machinery, and astronomical objects, such as spacecraft, planets, stars and galaxies.

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Cleveland Bay

The Cleveland Bay is a breed of horse that originated in England during the 17th century, named after its colouring and the Cleveland district of Yorkshire.

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Cliff Richard

Sir Cliff Richard, (born Harry Rodger Webb, 14 October 1940) is a British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist.

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Clint Mansell

Clinton Darryl "Clint" Mansell (born 7 January 1963) is an English musician, composer, and former lead singer of the band Pop Will Eat Itself.

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Clive Owen

Clive Owen (born 3 October 1964) is an English actor who first gained recognition in the United Kingdom for playing the lead role in the ITV series Chancer from 1990 to 1991.

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Closet drama

A closet drama is a play that is not intended to be performed onstage, but read by a solitary reader or sometimes out loud in a small group.

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Clown

Clowns are comic performers who employ slapstick or similar types of physical comedy, often in a mime style.

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Clydesdale horse

The Clydesdale is a breed of draft horse named for and derived from the farm horses of Clydesdale, a county in Scotland.

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Coat of arms of Ireland

The coat of arms of Ireland is blazoned as Azure a Celtic Harp Or, stringed Argent (a gold harp with silver strings on a blue background).

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Cock a doodle doo

"Cock a doodle doo" is a popular English language nursery rhyme.

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Cockney

The term cockney has had several distinct geographical, social, and linguistic associations.

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Coel Hen

Coel (Old Welsh: Coil) or Coel Hen ("Coel the Old") is a figure prominent in Welsh literature and legend since the Middle Ages.

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Coin

A coin is a small, flat, (usually) round piece of metal or plastic used primarily as a medium of exchange or legal tender.

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Coldplay

Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996 by lead singer and pianist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London (UCL).

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Colin Firth

Colin Andrew Firth, (born 10 September 1960), is an English actor who has received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two BAFTA Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as the Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival.

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Colonel Bogey March

The “Colonel Bogey March” is a British march that was composed in 1914 by Lieutenant F. J. Ricketts (1881–1945) (pen name Kenneth J. Alford), a British Army bandmaster who later became the director of music for the Royal Marines at Plymouth.

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Color blindness

Color blindness, also known as color vision deficiency, is the decreased ability to see color or differences in color.

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Color motion picture film

Color motion picture film refers both to unexposed color photographic film in a format suitable for use in a motion picture camera, and to finished motion picture film, ready for use in a projector, which bears images in color.

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Color television

Color/Colour television is a television transmission technology that includes information on the color of the picture, so the video image can be displayed in color on the television set.

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Columbia University Press

Columbia University Press is a university press based in New York City, and affiliated with Columbia University.

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Comic opera

Comic opera denotes a sung dramatic work of a light or comic nature, usually with a happy ending.

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Comic Relief

Comic Relief is an operating British charity, and an independent sister organization of the United States-based Comic Relief Inc. It was founded in 1985 by the comedy scriptwriter Richard Curtis and comedian Lenny Henry in response to famine in Ethiopia.

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Commemorative plaque

A commemorative plaque, or simply plaque, or in other places referred to as a historical marker or historic plaque, is a plate of metal, ceramic, stone, wood, or other material, typically attached to a wall, stone, or other vertical surface, and bearing text or an image in relief, or both, to commemorate one or more persons, an event, a former use of the place, or some other thing.

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Commentaries on the Laws of England

The Commentaries on the Laws of England are an influential 18th-century treatise on the common law of England by Sir William Blackstone, originally published by the Clarendon Press at Oxford, 1765–1769.

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Common law

Common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is that body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals.

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Comprehensive school

A comprehensive school is a secondary school that is a state school and does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude, in contrast to the selective school system, where admission is restricted on the basis of selection criteria.

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Computing

Computing is any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating computers.

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Concerts at Knebworth House

The Knebworth Festival is a recurring open-air rock and pop concert held on the grounds of the Knebworth House in Knebworth, England.

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Concorde

The Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde is a British-French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner that was operated from 1976 until 2003.

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Concrete

Concrete, usually Portland cement concrete, is a composite material composed of fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement (cement paste) that hardens over time—most frequently a lime-based cement binder, such as Portland cement, but sometimes with other hydraulic cements, such as a calcium aluminate cement.

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Connie Booth

Constance Booth (born 1941 or 1944) is an American-born writer, actress, comedian and psychotherapist based in Britain.

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Conservation of energy

In physics, the law of conservation of energy states that the total energy of an isolated system remains constant, it is said to be ''conserved'' over time.

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Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

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Consider Yourself

"Consider Yourself" is a song from the 1960s original West End and Broadway musical Oliver! and the 1968 film of the same name.

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Conspicuous consumption

Conspicuous consumption is the spending of money on and the acquiring of luxury goods and services to publicly display economic power—of the income or of the accumulated wealth of the buyer.

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Constitution of the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom does not have one specific constitutional document named as such.

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Continental Europe

Continental or mainland Europe is the continuous continent of Europe excluding its surrounding islands.

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Controversy

Controversy is a state of prolonged public dispute or debate, usually concerning a matter of conflicting opinion or point of view.

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Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle (Castell Conwy, Conway Castle) is a medieval fortification in Conwy, on the north coast of Wales.

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Cook (surname)

Cook is a surname of English origin.

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Cool Britannia

Cool Britannia was a period of increased pride in the culture of the United Kingdom throughout most of the 1990s, inspired by 1960s pop culture.

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Cooper (surname)

Cooper is an English surname originating in England; see Cooper (profession).

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Copyright

Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.

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Coquelles

Coquelles is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department near Calais in northern France.

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Cornish language

Cornish (Kernowek) is a revived language that became extinct as a first language in the late 18th century.

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Cornwall

Cornwall (Kernow) is a county in South West England in the United Kingdom.

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Coronation of the British monarch

The coronation of the British monarch is a ceremony (specifically, initiation rite) in which the monarch of the United Kingdom is formally invested with regalia and crowned at Westminster Abbey.

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Coronation Street

Coronation Street (also informally referred to as Corrie) is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 9 December 1960.

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Council house

A council house is a form of public or social housing built by local municipalities in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Count Duckula

Count Duckula is a British animated comedy horror television series created by British studio Cosgrove Hall Films and produced by Thames Television as a spin-off from Danger Mouse, a series in which the Count Duckula character was a recurring villain.

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Counties of Northern Ireland

The counties of Northern Ireland were the principal local government divisions of Northern Ireland from its creation in 1921 until 1972, when their governmental features were abolished and replaced with twenty-six unitary authorities.

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Countries of the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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County Championship

The County Championship, currently known as the Specsavers County Championship for sponsorship reasons, is the domestic first-class cricket competition in England and Wales and is organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

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Court (royal)

A court is an extended royal household in a monarchy, including all those who regularly attend on a monarch, or another central figure.

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Courtly love

Courtly love (or fin'amor in Occitan) was a medieval European literary conception of love that emphasized nobility and chivalry.

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Covent Garden

Covent Garden is a district in Greater London, on the eastern fringes of the West End, between Charing Cross Road and Drury Lane.

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Coventry

Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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Craig Armstrong (composer)

Craig Armstrong, OBE (born 29 April 1959) is a Scottish composer of modern orchestral music, electronica and film scores.

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Craig Cash

Craig Cash (born 11 September 1960).

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Crawford (name)

Crawford is a surname (and occasional given name) of English, Scottish and Northern Irish origin.

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Cream (band)

Cream were a 1960s British rock power trio consisting of drummer Ginger Baker, guitarist/singer Eric Clapton and lead singer/bassist Jack Bruce.

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Cricket

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Cricklewood

Cricklewood is an urban and suburban area of northwest London, England, centred 5 miles (8.2 km) northwest of Charing Cross, between Willesden Green and Dollis Hill to the west, Brondesbury and Kilburn to the south, West Hampstead and Childs Hill to the southeast and east, and Brent Cross to the north.

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Crown (headgear)

A crown is a traditional symbolic form of headwear, or hat, worn by a monarch or by a deity, for whom the crown traditionally represents power, legitimacy, victory, triumph, honor, and glory, as well as immortality, righteousness, and resurrection.

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Cruella de Vil

Cruella de Vil (spelled de Vil in the novel, spelled De Vil by Disney) is a character created by Dodie Smith as the main antagonist of her 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians and in Walt Disney Pictures' animated film adaptations 101 Dalmatians (1961), 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure (2003), and Disney's live-action film adaptations 101 Dalmatians (1996) and 102 Dalmatians (2000).

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Crufts

Crufts is an umbrella term for an international canine event held annually in the United Kingdom.

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Cryogenics

In physics, cryogenics is the production and behaviour of materials at very low temperatures.

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Crystal ball

A crystal ball, also known as an orbuculum, is a crystal or glass ball and common fortune telling object.

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Cue sports

Cue sports (sometimes written cuesports), also known as billiard sports, are a wide variety of games of skill generally played with a cue stick, which is used to strike billiard balls and thereby cause them to move around a cloth-covered billiards table bounded by elastic bumpers known as.

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Cult film

A cult film or cult movie, also commonly referred to as a cult classic, is a film that has acquired a cult following.

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Culture

Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies.

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Culture Club

Culture Club are an English new wave band that formed in London in 1981.

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Culture of England

The culture of England is defined by the idiosyncratic cultural norms of England and the English people.

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Culture of Europe

The culture of Europe is rooted in the art, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy that originated from the continent of Europe.

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Culture of Northern Ireland

The Culture of Northern Ireland relates to the traditions of Northern Ireland.

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Culture of Scotland

The culture of Scotland refers to the patterns of human activity and symbolism associated with Scotland and the Scottish people.

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Culture of Wales

Wales is a country in Western Europe that has a distinctive culture including its own language, customs, holidays and music.

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Curl (football)

Curl or bend in association football is spin on the ball which will make it change direction, called a 'screw shot' in the 19th century.

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Curling

Curling is a sport in which players slide stones on a sheet of ice towards a target area which is segmented into four concentric circles.

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Current affairs (news format)

Current affairs is a genre of broadcast journalism where the emphasis is on detailed analysis and discussion of news stories that have recently occurred or are ongoing at the time of broadcast.

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Custard

Custard is a variety of culinary preparations based on a cooked mixture of milk or cream and egg yolk.

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Custard cream

A custard cream is a type of biscuit popular in the British Isles.

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Cwm Rhondda

Cwm Rhondda, taken from the Welsh name for the Rhondda Valley, is a popular hymn tune written by John Hughes.

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D. H. Lawrence

Herman Melville, Friedrich Nietzsche, Arthur Schopenhauer, Lev Shestov, Walt Whitman | influenced.

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Da Ali G Show

Da Ali G Show is a British satirical television series created by and starring English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

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Dad's Army

Dad's Army is a BBC television sitcom about the British Home Guard during the Second World War.

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Daily Express

The Daily Express is a daily national middle market tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom.

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Daily Mail

The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.

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Daily Mirror

The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.

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Daisy Ridley

Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley (born 10 April 1992) is an English actress.

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Dame

Dame is an honorific title and the feminine form of address for the honour of knighthood in the British honours system and the systems of several other Commonwealth countries, such as Australia and New Zealand, with the masculine form of address being Sir.

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Damien Hirst

Damien Steven Hirst (born 7 June 1965) is an English artist, entrepreneur, and art collector.

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Dan Leno

George Wild Galvin (20 December 1860 – 31 October 1904), better known by the stage name Dan Leno, was a leading English music hall comedian and musical theatre actor during the late Victorian era.

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Dance music

Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.

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Danger Mouse (1981 TV series)

Danger Mouse is a British animated television series produced by Cosgrove Hall Films for Thames Television.

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Daniel Craig

Daniel Wroughton Craig (born 2 March 1968) is an English actor. He trained at the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991, before beginning his career on stage. His film debut was in the drama The Power of One (1992). Other early appearances were in the historical television war drama Sharpe's Eagle (1993), Disney family film A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995), the drama serial Our Friends in the North (1996) and the biographical film Elizabeth (1998). Craig's appearances in the British television film Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998), the indie war film The Trench (1999), and the drama Some Voices (2000) attracted the film industry's attention. This led to roles in bigger productions such as the action film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), the crime thriller Road to Perdition (2002), the crime thriller Layer Cake (2004), and the Steven Spielberg historical drama Munich (2005). Craig achieved international fame when chosen as the sixth actor to play the role of Ian Fleming's British secret agent character James Bond in the film series, taking over from Pierce Brosnan in 2005. His debut film as Bond, Casino Royale, was released internationally in November 2006 and was highly acclaimed, earning him a BAFTA award nomination. Casino Royale became the highest-grossing in the series at the time. Quantum of Solace followed two years later. Craig's third Bond film, Skyfall, premiered in 2012 and is currently the highest-grossing film in the series and the fifteenth highest-grossing film of all time; it was also the highest-grossing film in the United Kingdom until 2015. Craig's fourth Bond film, Spectre, premiered in 2015. He also made a guest appearance as Bond in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, alongside Queen Elizabeth II. Since taking the role of Bond, Craig has continued to star in other films, including the fantasy film The Golden Compass (2007), World War II film Defiance (2008), science fiction western Cowboys & Aliens (2011), the English-language adaptation of Stieg Larsson's mystery thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), and the heist film Logan Lucky (2017).

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Daniel Day-Lewis

Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is a retired English actor who holds both British and Irish citizenship.

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Daniel Defoe

Daniel Defoe (13 September 1660 - 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy.

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Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya OBE (born 24 February 1989) is an English actor and writer.

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Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe (born 23 July 1989) is an English actor and producer best known for his role as Harry Potter in the film series of the same name.

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Daniel Rutherford

Daniel Rutherford (3 November 1749 – 15 December 1819) was a Scottish physician, chemist and botanist who is most famous for the isolation of nitrogen in 1772.

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Danny Boy

"Danny Boy" is a ballad set to an ancient Irish melody.

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Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle (born 20 October 1956) is an English director, producer, screenwriter and theatre director, known for his work on films including Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, The Beach, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, and Steve Jobs.

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti (12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882), generally known as Dante Gabriel Rossetti, was a British poet, illustrator, painter and translator, and a member of the Rossetti family.

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Daphne du Maurier

Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning, (13 May 1907 – 19 April 1989) was an English author and playwright.

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Darren Clarke

Darren Christopher Clarke, (born 14 August 1968) is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland who currently plays on the European Tour and has previously played on the PGA Tour.

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Darts

Darts is a sport in which small missiles/torpedoes/arrows/darts are thrown at a circular dartboard fixed to a wall.

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Dava Sobel

Dava Sobel (born June 15, 1947) is an American writer of popular expositions of scientific topics.

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Dave Gibbons

David Chester Gibbons (born 14 April 1949) is an English comics artist, writer and sometimes letterer.

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Dave McKean

David "Dave" McKean (born December 29th, 1963) is an English illustrator, photographer, comic book artist, graphic designer, filmmaker and musician.

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David Arnold

David G. Arnold (born 23 January 1962) is a British film composer best known for scoring five James Bond films, Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996), Godzilla (1998) and the television series Little Britain and Sherlock.

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David Attenborough

Sir David Frederick Attenborough (born 8 May 1926) is an English broadcaster and naturalist.

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David Beckham

David Robert Joseph Beckham (born 2 May 1975) is an English retired professional footballer.

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David Bowie

David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.

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David Frost

Sir David Paradine Frost (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English television host, media personality, journalist, comedian, and writer.

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David Gandy

David James Gandy (born 19 February 1980), is a British model.

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David Heyman

David Jonathan Heyman (born 26 July 1961) is an English film producer and the founder of Heyday Films.

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David Hockney

David Hockney, (born 9 July 1937) is an English painter, draftsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer.

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David Jason

Sir David John White, (born 2 February 1940), known professionally by his stage name David Jason, is a British actor known especially for his comedic roles.

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David Lean

Sir David Lean, CBE (25 March 190816 April 1991) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, responsible for large-scale epics such as The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965) and A Passage to India (1984).

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David Livingstone

David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873) was a Scottish Christian Congregationalist, pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society, an explorer in Africa, and one of the most popular British heroes of the late-19th-century Victorian era.

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David Lloyd George

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, (17 January 1863 – 26 March 1945) was a British statesman of the Liberal Party and the final Liberal to serve as Prime Minister.

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David Niven

James David Graham Niven (1 March 1910 – 29 July 1983) was an English actor, memoirist and novelist.

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David Oyelowo

David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo, (born 1 April 1976) is an English actor and producer.

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David Railton

Reverend David Railton MC MA, (13 November 188413 June 1955) was a Church of England clergyman, a Military chaplain and the originator of the idea of the Tomb of The Unknown Warrior in Britain.

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David Thewlis

David Thewlis (born David Wheeler; born 20 March 1963) is an English actor, director, screenwriter, and author.

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David Yates

David Yates (born) is an English filmmaker who has directed feature films, short films, and television productions.

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Davies

Davies is a patronymic Welsh surname.

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Davis (surname)

Davis may be a corruption of Dyfed, itself a corruption of Dési, colonists from south-east Ireland who occupied the old tribal area of the Demetae in south-west Wales in the late third century AD, establishing a dynasty which lasted five centuries.

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Davy Jones' Locker

Davy Jones' Locker is an idiom for the bottom of the sea: the state of death among drowned sailors and shipwrecks.

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Davy lamp

The Davy lamp is a safety lamp for use in flammable atmospheres, invented in 1815 by Sir Humphry Davy.

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Dawn French

Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is a British actress, writer, comedian and presenter from Holyhead, Wales.

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Dawson (surname)

Dawson is an English surname.

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DC Thomson

DC Thomson is a British publishing and television production company best known for producing The Dundee Courier, The Evening Telegraph, The Sunday Post, Oor Wullie, The Broons, The Beano, The Dandy, and Commando comics.

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Dean of Westminster

The Dean of Westminster is the head of the chapter at Westminster Abbey.

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Death on the Nile (1978 film)

Death on the Nile is a 1978 British mystery film based on Agatha Christie's 1937 novel of the same name, directed by John Guillermin and adapted by Anthony Shaffer.

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Deep Purple

Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968.

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Deep time

Deep time is the concept of geologic time.

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Def Leppard

Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.

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Defibrillation

Defibrillation is a treatment for life-threatening cardiac dysrhythmias, specifically ventricular fibrillation (VF) and non-perfusing ventricular tachycardia (VT).

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Del Boy

Derek Edward Trotter, more commonly known as Del Boy (born 12 July 1945), is the fictional lead character in the popular BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses and one of the main characters of its prequel, Rock & Chips.

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Democratic Unionist Party

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is a unionist political party in Northern Ireland.

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Demography of the United Kingdom

According to the 2011 census, the total population of the United Kingdom was around 63,182,000.

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Denise Mina

Denise Mina (born 1966) is a Scottish crime writer and playwright.

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Dennis the Menace and Gnasher

Dennis the Menace and Gnasher (previously titled Dennis and Gnasher, and originally titled Dennis the Menace) is a long-running comic strip in the British children's comic The Beano, published by DC Thomson, of Dundee, Scotland.

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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is a department of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for culture and sport in England, and some aspects of the media throughout the whole UK, such as broadcasting and internet.

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Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980.

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Derby (horse race)

A derby is a type of horse race named after the Derby Stakes run at Epsom Downs Racecourse in England.

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Desert Island Discs

Desert Island Discs is a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

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Design Museum

The Design Museum is a museum in Kensington, London, which covers product, industrial, graphic, fashion and architectural design.

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Dev Patel

Dev Patel (born 23 April 1990) is an English actor.

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Developed country

A developed country, industrialized country, more developed country, or "more economically developed country" (MEDC), is a sovereign state that has a highly developed economy and advanced technological infrastructure relative to other less industrialized nations.

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Devolution

Devolution is the statutory delegation of powers from the central government of a sovereign state to govern at a subnational level, such as a regional or local level.

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Devolved English parliament

A devolved English parliament or assembly is a proposed institution that would give separate decision-making powers to representatives for voters in England, similar to the representation given by the National Assembly for Wales, Scottish Parliament and the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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Diana, Princess of Wales

Diana, Princess of Wales (born Diana Frances Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997) was a member of the British royal family.

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Diary

A diary is a record (originally in handwritten format) with discrete entries arranged by date reporting on what has happened over the course of a day or other period.

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Dick Turpin

Richard "Dick" Turpin (bapt. 21 September 1705 – 7 April 1739) was an English highwayman whose exploits were romanticised following his execution in York for horse theft.

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Dick Whittington and His Cat

Dick Whittington and His Cat is the English folklore surrounding the real-life Richard Whittington (c. 1354–1423), wealthy merchant and later Lord Mayor of London.

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Dido (singer)

Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, when asked to say her real name.

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Differential calculus

In mathematics, differential calculus is a subfield of calculus concerned with the study of the rates at which quantities change.

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Digestive biscuit

A digestive biscuit, sometimes described as a sweet-meal biscuit, is a semi-sweet biscuit that originated in Scotland, and is popular worldwide.

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Dinosaur

Dinosaurs are a diverse group of reptiles of the clade Dinosauria.

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Dire Straits

Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in London in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (lead vocals and lead guitar), David Knopfler (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), John Illsley (bass guitar and backing vocals), and Pick Withers (drums and percussion).

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Direct marketing

Direct marketing is a form of advertising where organizations communicate directly to customers through a variety of media including cell phone text messaging, email, websites, online adverts, database marketing, fliers, catalog distribution, promotional letters, and targeted television, newspaper, and magazine advertisements, as well as outdoor advertising.

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Discovery Expedition

The British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, generally known as the Discovery Expedition, was the first official British exploration of the Antarctic regions since James Clark Ross's voyage sixty years earlier.

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DNA

Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a thread-like chain of nucleotides carrying the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses.

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DNA profiling

DNA profiling (also called DNA fingerprinting, DNA testing, or DNA typing) is the process of determining an individual's DNA characteristics, which are as unique as fingerprints.

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Do They Know It's Christmas?

"Do They Know It's Christmas?" is a song written in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure in reaction to television reports of the 1983–1985 famine in Ethiopia.

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Doctor Dolittle

Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting starting with the 1920 The Story of Doctor Dolittle.

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Doctor Who

Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.

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Doctor Zhivago (film)

Doctor Zhivago is a 1965 British-Italian epic romantic drama film directed by David Lean.

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Don't Look Now

Don't Look Now (A Venezia...) is a 1973 independent British-Italian film directed by Nicolas Roeg.

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Donovan

Donovan Philips Leitch (born 10 May 1946) is a Scottish-born singer, songwriter and guitarist.

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Door-to-door

Door-to-door is a canvassing technique that is generally used for sales, marketing, advertising, or campaigning, in which the person or persons walk from the door of one house to the door of another, trying to sell or advertise a product or service to the general public or gather information.

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Dorothy Hodgkin

Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin (12 May 1910 – 29 July 1994) was a British chemist who developed protein crystallography, for which she won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1964.

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Douglas (surname)

Douglas (occasionally spelled Douglass) is a common surname of Scottish origin, thought to derive from the Gaelic dubh glas, meaning "black stream".

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Douglas Adams

Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist.

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Dover

Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England.

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Downing Street

Downing Street is a street in London, United Kingdom, known for housing the official residences and offices of the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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Download Festival

Download Festival is a British rock festival, held annually at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England, since 2003.

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Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey is a historical period drama television series set in England in the early 20th century, created by Julian Fellowes and co-produced by Carnival Films and Masterpiece.

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Dr. Martens

Dr.

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Dracula

Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker.

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Dracula (1958 film)

Dracula is a 1958 British horror film directed by Terence Fisher and written by Jimmy Sangster based on Bram Stoker's novel of the same name.

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Dredd

Dredd is a 2012 science-fiction action film directed by Pete Travis and written and produced by Alex Garland.

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Dribbling

In sports, dribbling is maneuvering of a ball by a single player while moving in a given direction, avoiding defenders' attempts to intercept the ball.

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Drop kick

A drop kick is a type of kick in various codes of football.

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Druid

A druid (derwydd; druí; draoidh) was a member of the high-ranking professional class in ancient Celtic cultures.

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Drum and bass

Drum and bass (also written as "drum 'n' bass" or "drum & bass"; commonly abbreviated as "D&B", "DnB" or "D'n'B"), is a genre and branch of electronic music which emerged from rave and jungle scenes in Britain during the early 1990s.

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Dubstep

Dubstep is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in South London in the late 1990s.

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Dudley Moore

Dudley Stuart John Moore, CBE (19 April 193527 March 2002) was an English actor, comedian, musician and composer.

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Dumfries

Dumfries (possibly from Dùn Phris) is a market town and former royal burgh within the Dumfries and Galloway council area of Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Dummy (football)

In association football, rugby league, rugby union and Australian rules football, a dummy or feint is a player deceiving the opposition into believing he is going to pass, shoot, move in a certain direction, or receive the ball and instead doing something entirely different, thus gaining an advantage.

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Dundee

Dundee (Dùn Dè) is Scotland's fourth-largest city and the 51st-most-populous built-up area in the United Kingdom.

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Dunking (biscuit)

To dunk or to dip a biscuit or some other food means to submerge it into a drink, especially tea, coffee, or milk.

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Dunkirk evacuation

The Dunkirk evacuation, code-named Operation Dynamo, and also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk, was the evacuation of Allied soldiers during World War II from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk, in the north of France, between 26 May and 4 June 1940.

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Dupplin Cross

The Dupplin Cross is a carved, monumental Pictish stone, which dates from around 800 A.D. It was first recorded by Thomas Pennant in 1769, on a hillside in Strathearn, a little to the north (and on the opposite bank of the river Earn from) Forteviot and Dunning.

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Duran Duran

Duran Duran are an English new wave and synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978.

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Dusty Springfield

Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), professionally known as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s.

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Dwarf (mythology)

In Germanic mythology, a dwarf is a human-shaped entity that dwells in mountains and in the earth, and is variously associated with wisdom, smithing, mining, and crafting.

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Dye

A dye is a colored substance that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is being applied.

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Dylan Thomas

Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer whose works include the poems "Do not go gentle into that good night" and "And death shall have no dominion"; the 'play for voices' Under Milk Wood; and stories and radio broadcasts such as A Child's Christmas in Wales and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog.

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Dystopia

A dystopia (from the Greek δυσ- "bad" and τόπος "place"; alternatively, cacotopia,Cacotopia (from κακός kakos "bad") was the term used by Jeremy Bentham in his 19th century works kakotopia, or simply anti-utopia) is a community or society that is undesirable or frightening.

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E. L. James

Erika Leonard (née Mitchell; born 7 March 1963), known by her pen name E. L. James, is an English author.

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E. M. Forster

Edward Morgan Forster (1 January 18797 June 1970) was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist.

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Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge (9 April 1830 – 8 May 1904, born Edward James Muggeridge) was an English photographer important for his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion, and early work in motion-picture projection.

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Eagle (British comics)

Eagle was a British children's comics periodical, first published from 1950 to 1969, and then in a relaunched format from 1982 to 1994.

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Early modern period

The early modern period of modern history follows the late Middle Ages of the post-classical era.

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East Coast Main Line

The East Coast Main Line (ECML) is a major railway link between London and Edinburgh via Peterborough, Doncaster, York, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle; it is presently electrified along the whole route.

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EastEnders

EastEnders is a British soap opera created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland which has been broadcast on BBC One since 1985.

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Ebenezer Cobb Morley

Ebenezer Cobb Morley (16 August 1831 – 20 November 1924) was an English sportsman and is regarded as the father of the Football Association and modern football.

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Ebenezer Scrooge

Ebenezer Scrooge is the protagonist of Charles Dickens's 1843 novella, A Christmas Carol.

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Eccles cake

An Eccles cake is a small, round cake filled with currants and made from flaky pastry with butter, sometimes topped with demerara sugar.

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Economic system

An economic system is a system of production, resource allocation and distribution of goods and services within a society or a given geographic area.

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Economics

Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

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Ed Sheeran

Edward Christopher Sheeran, (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actor.

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Eddie Izzard

Edward John Izzard (born 7 February 1962) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer and political activist.

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Eddie Redmayne

Edward John David Redmayne (born 6 January 1982) is an English actor of stage and screen.

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Eddie the Eagle

Michael Edwards (born 5 December 1963), known as "Eddie the Eagle", is a British skier who in 1988 became the first competitor since 1928 to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping, finishing last in the 70 m and 90 m events.

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Eddie the Eagle (film)

Eddie the Eagle is a 2016 biographical sports comedy-drama film directed by Dexter Fletcher.

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Eddington luminosity

The Eddington luminosity, also referred to as the Eddington limit, is the maximum luminosity a body (such as a star) can achieve when there is balance between the force of radiation acting outward and the gravitational force acting inward.

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Eddystone Lighthouse

The Eddystone Lighthouse is on the dangerous Eddystone Rocks, south of Rame Head, England, United Kingdom.

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Eden Lake

Eden Lake is a 2008 British horror film written and directed by James Watkins and starring Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender and Jack O'Connell.

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Eden Project

The Eden Project (Edenva) is a popular visitor attraction in Cornwall, England, UK.

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Edgar Purnell Hooley

Edgar Purnell Hooley (5 June 1860 – 26 January 1942) was a British inventor.

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Edgar Wright

Edgar Howard Wright (born 18 April 1974) is an English director, screenwriter and producer.

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe (often referred to as simply The Fringe) is the world's largest arts festival, which in 2017 spanned 25 days and featured 53,232 performances of 3,398 shows in 300 venues.

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Editorial cartoon

An editorial cartoon, also known as a political cartoon, is a drawing containing a commentary expressing the artist's opinion.

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Edmond Halley

Edmond (or Edmund) Halley, FRS (–) was an English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist.

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Educating Rita (film)

Educating Rita is a British 1983 drama/comedy film directed by Lewis Gilbert with a screenplay by Willy Russell based on his 1980 stage play.

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Education in Northern Ireland

Education in Northern Ireland differs from systems used elsewhere in the:United Kingdom, although it is relatively similar to Wales.

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Education in the United Kingdom

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under separate governments: the UK Government is responsible for England; whilst the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

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Education in Wales

Education in Wales differs in certain respects from education elsewhere in the United Kingdom.

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Edward Burne-Jones

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet (28 August 183317 June 1898) was a British artist and designer closely associated with the later phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, who worked closely with William Morris on a wide range of decorative arts as a founding partner in Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.

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Edward Cave

Edward Cave (27 February 1691 – 10 January 1754) was an English printer, editor and publisher.

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Edward Elgar

Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire.

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Edward Fox (actor)

Edward Charles Morice Fox, (born 13 April 1937) is an English stage, film and television actor.

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Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner, FRS FRCPE (17 May 1749 – 26 January 1823) was an English physician and scientist who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine, the world's first vaccine.

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Edward Lear

Edward Lear (12 May 1812 – 29 January 1888) was an English artist, illustrator, musician, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised.

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Edward Raymond Turner

Edward Raymond Turner (1873 – 9 March 1903) was a pioneering British inventor and cinematographer.

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Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby

Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby PC (12 December 1752 – 21 October 1834), usually styled Lord Stanley from 1771 to 1776, was a British peer and politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

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Edward VII

Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910.

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Edward VIII

Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; 23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December the same year, after which he became the Duke of Windsor.

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Edward Whymper

Edward Whymper (27 April 1840 – 16 September 1911) was an English mountaineer, explorer, illustrator, and author best known for the first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865.

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Edwards (surname)

Edwards is a patronymic surname, which arose separately in England and Wales.

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Edwin Lutyens

Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, (29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944) was an English architect known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era.

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Eisteddfod

In Welsh culture, an eisteddfod (plural eisteddfodau) is a Welsh festival of literature, music and performance.

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Ejection seat

In aircraft, an ejection seat or ejector seat is a system designed to rescue the pilot or other crew of an aircraft (usually military) in an emergency.

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Elaine Paige

Elaine Paige (born Elaine Jill Bickerstaff, 5 March 1948) is an English singer and actress best known for her work in musical theatre.

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Electric Light Orchestra

The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1970, by songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood with drummer Bev Bevan.

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Electrical telegraph

An electrical telegraph is a telegraph that uses electrical signals, usually conveyed via dedicated telecommunication circuit or radio.

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Electromagnet

An electromagnet is a type of magnet in which the magnetic field is produced by an electric current.

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Electron

The electron is a subatomic particle, symbol or, whose electric charge is negative one elementary charge.

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Electronic dance music

Electronic dance music (also known as EDM, dance music, club music, or simply dance) is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals.

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Elf

An elf (plural: elves) is a type of human-shaped supernatural being in Germanic mythology and folklore.

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Eliza Doolittle

Eliza Doolittle is a fictional character from London who appears in the play Pygmalion (George Bernard Shaw, 1912) and the musical version of that play, My Fair Lady.

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Elizabeth (film)

Elizabeth is a 1998 British biographical drama film written by Michael Hirst, directed by Shekhar Kapur, and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role of Queen Elizabeth I of England, alongside Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, John Gielgud, Fanny Ardant, and Richard Attenborough.

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (née Moulton-Barrett,; 6 March 1806 – 29 June 1861) was an English poet of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United States during her lifetime.

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Elizabeth Hurley

Elizabeth Jane Hurley (born 10 June 1965), more generally known as Liz Hurley, is an English actress and model.

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Elizabeth I of England

Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Elizabethan era

The Elizabethan era is the epoch in the Tudor period of the history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603).

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Ellie Goulding

Elena Jane Goulding (born 30 December 1986) is an English singer and songwriter.

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Elstree Studios

Elstree Studios is a generic term which can refer to several current and defunct British film studios and television studios based in or around the towns of Borehamwood and Elstree in Hertfordshire.

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Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.

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Elvis Costello

Declan Patrick MacManus (born 25 August 1954), better known by his stage name Elvis Costello, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, author, television presenter, and occasional actor.

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Emergency service

Emergency services and rescue services are organizations which ensure public safety and health by addressing different emergencies.

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Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP) were an English progressive rock supergroup formed in London in 1970.

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Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke is an English actress.

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Emily Brontë

Emily Jane Brontë (commonly; 30 July 1818 – 19 December 1848) was an English novelist and poet who is best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature.

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Emma (1996 theatrical film)

Emma is a 1996 period film based on the novel of the same name by Jane Austen.

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Emma Orczy

Baroness Emma Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála "Emmuska" Orczy de Orci (23 September 1865 – 12 November 1947) was a Hungarian-born British novelist and playwright.

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Emma Peel

Emma Peel is a fictional spy played by Diana Rigg in the British 1960s adventure television series The Avengers, and by Uma Thurman in the 1998 film version.

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Emma Thompson

Dame Emma Thompson, DBE (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress and screenwriter.

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Emma Watson

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is an English actress, model, and activist.

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Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst (née Goulden; 15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote.

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Emmerdale

Emmerdale (known as Emmerdale Farm until 1989) is a British soap opera set in Emmerdale (known as Beckindale until 1994), a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Empire Award for Best British Film

The Empire Award for Best British Film is an Empire Award presented annually by the British film magazine ''Empire'' to honour the best British film of the previous year.

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Empire Awards

The Empire Awards, is an annual British awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the local and global film industry.

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Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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Encyclopædia Britannica Online

Encyclopædia Britannica Online is the website of Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. and its Encyclopædia Britannica, with more than 120,000 articles that are updated regularly.

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Enfield Town

Enfield Town, also known as Enfield, is the historic centre of the London Borough of Enfield.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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England cricket team

The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.

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England national football team

The England national football team represents England in international football and is controlled by The Football Association, the governing body for football in England.

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England national rugby union team

The England national rugby union team competes in the annual Six Nations Championship with France, Ireland, Scotland, Italy, and Wales.

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English art

English art is the body of visual arts made in England.

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English Channel

The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.

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English Civil War

The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.

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English Cocker Spaniel

The English Cocker Spaniel is a breed of gun dog.

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English country house

An English country house is a large house or mansion in the English countryside.

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English cuisine

English cuisine encompasses the cooking styles, traditions and recipes associated with England.

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English Gothic architecture

English Gothic is an architectural style originating in France, before then flourishing in England from about 1180 until about 1520.

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English Heritage

English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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English literature

This article is focused on English-language literature rather than the literature of England, so that it includes writers from Scotland, Wales, and the whole of Ireland, as well as literature in English from countries of the former British Empire, including the United States.

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English National Opera

English National Opera (ENO) is an opera company based in London, resident at the London Coliseum in St. Martin's Lane.

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English novel

The English novel is an important part of English literature.

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English Renaissance

The English Renaissance was a cultural and artistic movement in England dating from the late 15th century to the early 17th century.

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English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel is a breed of gun dog in the Spaniel family traditionally used for flushing and retrieving game.

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Enid Blyton

Enid Mary Blyton (11 August 1897 – 28 November 1968) was an English children's writer whose books have been among the world's best-sellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies.

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Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business, which is often initially a small business.

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Enzo Ferrari

Enzo Anselmo Ferrari, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (18 February 1898 – 14 August 1988) was an Italian motor racing driver and entrepreneur, the founder of the Scuderia Ferrari Grand Prix motor racing team, and subsequently of the Ferrari automobile marque.

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Epsom Derby

The Derby Stakes, officially the Investec Derby, popularly known as the Derby, is a Group 1 flat horse race in England open to three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies.

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Erasure

Erasure are an English synthpop duo, consisting of singer and songwriter Andy Bell and songwriter and keyboardist Vince Clarke.

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Eric Bristow

Eric John Bristow, (25 April 1957 – 5 April 2018), nicknamed "The Crafty Cockney", was an English professional darts player.

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Eric Clapton

Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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Eric Idle

Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, author, singer-songwriter, musician, writer and comedic composer.

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Eric Morecambe

John Eric Bartholomew, (14 May 1926 – 28 May 1984), known by his stage name Eric Morecambe, was an English comedian who together with Ernie Wise formed the award-winning double act Morecambe and Wise.

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Erik (The Phantom of the Opera)

Erik (also known as The Phantom of the Opera, commonly referred to as The Phantom) is the title character from Gaston Leroux's novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra (1910), best known to English speakers as The Phantom of the Opera.

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Ernest Shackleton

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (15 February 1874 – 5 January 1922) was a polar explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic, and one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

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Essex

Essex is a county in the East of England.

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Essex dialect

The Essex dialect is a dialect similar to some forms of East Anglian English and is now mainly confined to the north and the east of Essex.

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Eton College

Eton College is an English independent boarding school for boys in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.

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European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML) is a European treaty (CETS 148) adopted in 1992 under the auspices of the Council of Europe to protect and promote historical regional and minority languages in Europe.

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European robin

The European robin (Erithacus rubecula), known simply as the robin or robin redbreast in the British Isles, is a small insectivorous passerine bird, specifically a chat, that was formerly classified as a member of the thrush family (Turdidae) but is now considered to be an Old World flycatcher.

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Eurostar

Eurostar is a high-speed railway service connecting London with Amsterdam, Avignon, Brussels, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Paris and Rotterdam.

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Eurotunnel Shuttle

Eurotunnel Le Shuttle (sometimes shortened to Le Shuttle or The Shuttle) is a railway shuttle service between Coquelles (near Calais) in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France and Cheriton (near Folkestone) in Kent, United Kingdom.

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Eurythmics

Eurythmics were a British music duo consisting of members Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart.

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Euston railway station

Euston railway station (also known as London Euston) is a central London railway terminus on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden, managed by Network Rail.

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Evans (surname)

Evans is a surname of Welsh, and possibly Cornish, origin.

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Evelyn Waugh

Arthur Evelyn St.

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Everingham

Everingham is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Evita (musical)

Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics and book by Tim Rice.

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Evolution

Evolution is change in the heritable characteristics of biological populations over successive generations.

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Ewan McGregor

Ewan Gordon McGregor (born 31 March 1971) is a Scottish actor, known internationally for his various film roles, including independent dramas, science-fiction epics, and musicals.

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Ex Machina (film)

Ex Machina is a 2014 science fiction thriller film written and directed by Alex Garland (in his directorial debut) and stars Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, and Oscar Isaac.

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Excalibur

Excalibur, or Caliburn, is the legendary sword of King Arthur, sometimes also attributed with magical powers or associated with the rightful sovereignty of Britain.

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Exeter College Boat Club

Exeter College Boat Club (ECBC) is the boat club of Exeter College, Oxford, England.

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Extended family

An extended family is a family that extends beyond the nuclear family, consisting of parents like father, mother, and their children, aunts, uncles, and cousins, all living nearby or in the same household.

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FA Cup

The FA Cup, known officially as The Football Association Challenge Cup, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football.

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FA Cup Final

The FA Cup Final, commonly referred to in England as just the Cup Final, is the last match in the Football Association Challenge Cup.

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FA Women's Super League

The Football Association Women's Super League (FA WSL) is the highest league of women's football in England.

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Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention are a British folk rock band.

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Fast food

Fast food is a mass-produced food that is typically prepared and served quicker than traditional foods.

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Fatboy Slim

Norman Quentin Cook (born Quentin Leo Cook; 31 July 1963), better known by his stage name Fatboy Slim, is an English DJ, musician, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.

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Father Dougal McGuire

Father Dougal McGuire is a character in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted.

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Father Ted

Father Ted is a British sitcom that was produced by British independent production company Hat Trick Productions for Channel 4.

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Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers is a British television sitcom broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979.

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Fête

A fête, or fete, is an elaborate festival, party or celebration.

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Felicity Jones

Felicity Rose Hadley Jones (born 17 October 1983) is an English actress.

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Feminism

Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.

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Ferguson (name)

Ferguson is a Scottish surname and given name, a patronymic form of the personal name Fergus which translates as son of the angry (one) from Scots Gaelic.

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Fertility

Fertility is the natural capability to produce offspring.

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Field hockey

Field hockey is a team game of the hockey family.

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FIFA

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.

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FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.

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Fife

Fife (Fìobha) is a council area and historic county of Scotland.

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Fifty Shades (novel series)

Fifty Shades is a series of erotic novels by E. L. James.

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Fifty Shades Darker

Fifty Shades Darker is a 2012 erotic romance novel by British author E. L. James.

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Fifty Shades Freed

Fifty Shades Freed is the third and final installment of the erotic romance Fifty Shades Trilogy by British author E. L. James.

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Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey is a 2011 erotic romance novel by British author E. L. James It is the first instalment in the ''Fifty Shades'' trilogy that traces the deepening relationship between a college graduate, Anastasia Steele, and a young business magnate, Christian Grey.

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Fighter aircraft

A fighter aircraft is a military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat against other aircraft, as opposed to bombers and attack aircraft, whose main mission is to attack ground targets.

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Film score

A film score (also sometimes called background score, background music, film soundtrack, film music, or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.

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Financial Times

The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.

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Fireworks

Fireworks are a class of low explosive pyrotechnic devices used for aesthetic and entertainment purposes.

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First Lord of the Admiralty

The First Lord of the Admiralty, or formally the Office of the First Lord of the Admiralty, was the political head of the Royal Navy who was the government's senior adviser on all naval affairs and responsible for the direction and control of Admiralty Department as well as general administration of the Naval Service of the United Kingdom, that encompassed the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines and other services.

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First Steps (Elbow song)

"First Steps" is a song composed and recorded by Elbow as the BBC's theme for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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First voyage of James Cook

The first voyage of James Cook was a combined Royal Navy and Royal Society expedition to the south Pacific Ocean aboard HMS ''Endeavour'', from 1768 to 1771.

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Fish and chip shop

A fish and chip shop, is a form of a fast food restaurant that specialises in selling fish and chips.

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Fish and chips

Fish and chips is a hot dish of English origin consisting of fried battered fish and hot potato chips.

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Five Members

The Five Members were those five Members of Parliament whom King Charles I (1625–1649) attempted to arrest when he, accompanied by armed soldiers, entered the English House of Commons on 4 January 1642, during the sitting of the Long Parliament.

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Flag of Scotland

The Flag of Scotland (bratach na h-Alba; Banner o Scotland) is also known as St Andrew's Cross or the Saltire.

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Flag of the United Kingdom

The national flag of the United Kingdom is the Union Jack, also known as the Union Flag.

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Flake (chocolate bar)

Flake is a brand of chocolate bar currently manufactured by Cadbury consisting of thinly folded milk chocolate.

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Flat cap

A flat cap is a rounded cap with a small stiff brim in front.

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Flax

Flax (Linum usitatissimum), also known as common flax or linseed, is a member of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae.

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Fleet Street

Fleet Street is a major street in the City of London.

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Fleur-de-lis

The fleur-de-lis/fleur-de-lys (plural: fleurs-de-lis/fleurs-de-lys) or flower-de-luce is a stylized lily (in French, fleur means "flower", and lis means "lily") that is used as a decorative design or motif, and many of the Catholic saints of France, particularly St. Joseph, are depicted with a lily.

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Flintshire (historic)

Flintshire (Sir y Fflint), also known as the County of Flint, is one of Wales' thirteen historic counties, and a former administrative county (and a vice-county).

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Floodlight

Floodlights are broad-beamed, high-intensity artificial lights.

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Floral emblem

In a number of countries, plants have been chosen as symbols to represent specific geographic areas.

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Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale, (12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910) was an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.

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Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery

The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care is an academic faculty within King's College London.

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Flower of Scotland

"Flower of Scotland" (Flouer o Scotland, Flùr na h-Alba) is a Scottish song, used frequently at special occasions and sporting events.

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Folk music of England

The folk music of England is tradition-based music, which has existed since the later medieval period.

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Folkestone

Folkestone is a port town on the English Channel, in Kent, south-east England.

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Fonthill Abbey

Fonthill Abbey—also known as Beckford's Folly—was a large Gothic revival country house built between 1796 and 1813 at Fonthill Gifford in Wiltshire, England, at the direction of William Thomas Beckford and architect James Wyatt.

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Food, Glorious Food

"Food, Glorious Food", written by Lionel Bart, is the opening song from the 1960s West End and Broadway musical (and 1968 film) Oliver! It is sung when the workhouse boys are dreaming and fantasizing about food while going to collect their gruel from the staff of the workhouse.

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Foot (unit)

The foot (feet; abbreviation: ft; symbol: ′, the prime symbol) is a unit of length in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement.

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Football League First Division

The Football League First Division is a former division of The Football League, now known as the English Football League.

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Force

In physics, a force is any interaction that, when unopposed, will change the motion of an object.

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Forces sweetheart

Forces Sweetheart (or Forces' Sweetheart) is a title given to some entertainers in the British Armed Forces, mainly through the Entertainments National Service Association, although the term was also later used in the United States and other countries including Australia.

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Formula One

Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.

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Four Weddings and a Funeral

Four Weddings and a Funeral is a 1994 British romantic comedy film directed by Mike Newell.

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Four-minute mile

In the sport of athletics, a four-minute mile means completing a mile run (1,760 yards, or 1,609.344 metres) in less than four minutes.

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Four-wheel drive

Four-wheel drive, also called 4×4 ("four by four") or 4WD, refers to a two-axled vehicle drivetrain capable of providing torque to all of its wheels simultaneously.

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Fractal

In mathematics, a fractal is an abstract object used to describe and simulate naturally occurring objects.

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Framestore

Framestore is a British visual effects company based near Oxford Street in London.

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Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, (22 January 15619 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, and author.

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Francis Bacon (artist)

Francis Bacon (28 October 1909 – 28 April 1992) was an Irish-British figurative painter known for his bold, grotesque, emotionally charged, raw imagery.

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Francis Crick

Francis Harry Compton Crick (8 June 1916 – 28 July 2004) was a British molecular biologist, biophysicist, and neuroscientist, most noted for being a co-discoverer of the structure of the DNA molecule in 1953 with James Watson, work which was based partly on fundamental studies done by Rosalind Franklin, Raymond Gosling and Maurice Wilkins.

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Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake (– 28 January 1596) was an English sea captain, privateer, slave trader, naval officer and explorer of the Elizabethan era.

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Francis Galton

Sir Francis Galton, FRS (16 February 1822 – 17 January 1911) was an English Victorian era statistician, progressive, polymath, sociologist, psychologist, anthropologist, eugenicist, tropical explorer, geographer, inventor, meteorologist, proto-geneticist, and psychometrician.

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Frank Pantridge

Professor James Francis "Frank" Pantridge, CBE, MC, MD, (3 October 1916 – 26 December 2004) was a physician and cardiologist from Northern Ireland who transformed emergency medicine and paramedic services with the invention of the portable defibrillator.

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Frank Whittle

Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle (1 June 1907 – 9 August 1996) was a British Royal Air Force air officer.

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley (1797–1851) that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a grotesque but sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

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Frankenstein's monster

Frankenstein's monster, often erroneously referred to as "Frankenstein", is a fictional character who first appeared in Mary Shelley's 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.

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Fred Karno

Frederick John Westcott (26 March 1866 – 18 September 1941), best known by his stage name Fred Karno, was an English theatre impresario of the British music hall.

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Fred Perry

Fred Perry (18 May 1909 – 2 February 1995) was a British tennis and table tennis player from England and former World No. 1 who won 10 Majors including eight Grand Slams and two Pro Slams single titles, as well as six Major doubles titles.

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Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara; 5 September 194624 November 1991) was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Queen.

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Frederick Ashton

Sir Frederick William Mallandaine Ashton (17 September 190418 August 1988) was a British ballet dancer and choreographer.

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Frederick Forsyth

Frederick McCarthy Forsyth (born 25 August 1938) is an English author, former journalist and spy, and occasional political commentator.

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Frederick Sanger

Frederick Sanger (13 August 1918 – 19 November 2013) was a British biochemist who twice won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, one of only two people to have done so in the same category (the other is John Bardeen in physics), the fourth person overall with two Nobel Prizes, and the third person overall with two Nobel Prizes in the sciences.

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Frederick Soddy

Frederick Soddy FRS (2 September 1877 – 22 September 1956) was an English radiochemist who explained, with Ernest Rutherford, that radioactivity is due to the transmutation of elements, now known to involve nuclear reactions.

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Freedom of speech

Freedom of speech is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or a community to articulate their opinions and ideas without fear of retaliation, censorship, or sanction.

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Freedom of the press

Freedom of the press or freedom of the media is the principle that communication and expression through various media, including printed and electronic media, especially published materials, should be considered a right to be exercised freely.

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Friends Provident

Friends Provident was an organisation offering life insurance based in the United Kingdom.

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Frith Street

Frith Street is in the Soho area of London.

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From Hell

From Hell is a graphic novel by writer Alan Moore and artist Eddie Campbell, originally published in serial form from 1989 to 1998 and collected in 1999.

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Fruitcake

Fruitcake (or fruit cake or fruit bread) is a cake made with candied or dried fruit, nuts, and spices, and optionally soaked in spirits.

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Fulham

Fulham is an area of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in South West London, England, south-west of Charing Cross.

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Full breakfast

A full breakfast is a breakfast meal that typically includes bacon, sausages, eggs and a beverage such as coffee or tea.

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Fuller (surname)

Fuller is a surname referring to someone who treats wool with the process called fulling (a process also known as walking—or waulking in Scotland—and tucking, hence the names Walker and Tucker) and may refer to.

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Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales

The public funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales started on 6 September 1997 at 9:08am in London, when the tenor bell sounded to signal the departure of the cortège from Kensington Palace.

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Further education

Further education (often abbreviated FE) in the United Kingdom and Ireland is education in addition to that received at secondary school, that is distinct from the higher education (HE) offered in universities and other academic institutions.

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Gable

A gable is the generally triangular portion of a wall between the edges of intersecting roof pitches.

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Gaelic football

Gaelic football (Irish: Peil Ghaelach; short name Peil or Caid), commonly referred to as football or Gaelic, is an Irish team sport.

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Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005

The Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005 (Achd na Gàidhlig (Alba) 2005) is an Act of the Scottish Parliament passed in 2005, and is the first piece of legislation to give formal recognition to the Scottish Gaelic language.

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Gaels

The Gaels (Na Gaeil, Na Gàidheil, Ny Gaeil) are an ethnolinguistic group native to northwestern Europe.

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Galaxy (chocolate)

Galaxy (sold as Dove in many countries worldwide and especially Continental Europe) is a brand of milk chocolate, made and marketed by Mars, Incorporated, and first manufactured in the United Kingdom in 1960.

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Gallup (company)

Gallup, Inc. is an American research-based, global performance-management consulting company.

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Game (hunting)

Game or quarry is any animal hunted for sport or for food.

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Gandhi (film)

Gandhi is a 1982 epic historical drama film based on the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United Kingdom's rule of the country during the 20th century.

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Gareth Edwards

Sir Gareth Owen Edwards, CBE (born 12 July 1947) is a Welsh former rugby union player who played scrum-half and has been described by the BBC as "arguably the greatest player ever to don a Welsh jersey".

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Gareth Edwards (director)

Gareth James Edwards (born 13 July 1975) is an English film director, film producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, production designer, and visual effects artist.

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Gareth Peirce

Gareth Peirce (born March 1940), known legally as Jean Gareth Peirce, is an English solicitor and human rights activist.

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Garrick Theatre

The Garrick Theatre is a West End theatre, located on Charing Cross Road, in the City of Westminster, named for the stage actor David Garrick.

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Gary Numan

Gary Anthony James Webb (born 8 March 1958), known professionally as Gary Numan, is an English singer, songwriter, composer, musician and record producer.

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Gary Oldman

Gary Leonard OldmanBirths, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916–2005. (born 21 March 1958) is an English actor and filmmaker who has performed in theatre, film and television.

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Gawain

Gawain (also called Gwalchmei, Gualguanus, Gauvain, Walwein, etc.) is King Arthur's nephew and a Knight of the Round Table in the Arthurian legend.

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Gelatin dessert

Gelatin desserts are desserts made with sweetened and flavored gelatin.

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Gender role

A gender role, also known as a sex role, is a social role encompassing a range of behaviors and attitudes that are generally considered acceptable, appropriate, or desirable for people based on their actual or perceived sex or sexuality.

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Genesis (band)

Genesis were an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967.

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Genre

Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed upon conventions developed over time.

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Genting Arena

The Genting Arena is a multipurpose indoor arena located at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) near Birmingham, England.

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Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400), known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages.

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Geoffrey of Monmouth

Geoffrey of Monmouth (Galfridus Monemutensis, Galfridus Arturus, Gruffudd ap Arthur, Sieffre o Fynwy; c. 1095 – c. 1155) was a British cleric and one of the major figures in the development of British historiography and the popularity of tales of King Arthur.

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Geordie

Geordie is a nickname for a person from the Tyneside area of North East England, and the dialect spoken by its inhabitants.

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George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist.

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George Best

George Best (22 May 1946 – 25 November 2005) was a Northern Irish professional footballer who played as a winger for Manchester United and the Northern Ireland national team.

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George Biddell Airy

Sir George Biddell Airy (27 July 18012 January 1892) was an English mathematician and astronomer, Astronomer Royal from 1835 to 1881.

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George Boole

George Boole (2 November 1815 – 8 December 1864) was a largely self-taught English mathematician, philosopher and logician, most of whose short career was spent as the first professor of mathematics at Queen's College, Cork in Ireland.

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George Cayley

Sir George Cayley, 6th Baronet (27 December 1773 – 15 December 1857) was an English engineer, inventor, and aviator.

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George Cruikshank

George Cruikshank (27 September 1792 – 1 February 1878) was a British caricaturist and book illustrator, praised as the "modern Hogarth" during his life.

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George Devey

George Devey (1820, London – 1886, Hastings, Sussex) was an English architect notable for his work on country houses and their estates, especially those belonging to the Rothschild family.

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George Eliot

Mary Anne Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880; alternatively "Mary Ann" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.

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George Everest

Colonel Sir George Everest CB FRS FRAS FRGS (4 July 1790 – 1 December 1866) was a British surveyor and geographer who served as Surveyor General of India from 1830 to 1843.

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George Formby

George Formby, OBE (born George Hoy Booth; 26 May 1904 – 6 March 1961), was an English actor, singer-songwriter and comedian who became known to a worldwide audience through his films of the 1930s and 1940s.

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George Fox

George Fox (July 1624 – 13 January 1691) was an English Dissenter and a founder of the Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as the Quakers or Friends.

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George Frideric Handel

George Frideric (or Frederick) Handel (born italic; 23 February 1685 (O.S.) – 14 April 1759) was a German, later British, Baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well-known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos.

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George II of Great Britain

George II (George Augustus; Georg II.; 30 October / 9 November 1683 – 25 October 1760) was King of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) and a prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 11 June 1727 (O.S.) until his death in 1760.

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George III of the United Kingdom

George III (George William Frederick; 4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1820.

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George Martin

Sir George Henry Martin (3 January 19268 March 2016) was an English record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician.

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George Michael

Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (25 June 1963 – 25 December 2016), known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham! He was widely known for his work in the 1980s and 1990s, including hit singles such as "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" and "Last Christmas", and albums such as Faith (1987) and Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 (1990).

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George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic whose work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism and outspoken support of democratic socialism.

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George Stephenson

George Stephenson (9 June 1781 – 12 August 1848) was a British civil engineer and mechanical engineer.

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George Stubbs

George Stubbs (25 August 1724 – 10 July 1806) was an English painter, best known for his paintings of horses.

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George V

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.

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George Vancouver

Captain George Vancouver (22 June 1757 – 10 May 1798) was a British officer of the Royal Navy, best known for his 1791–95 expedition, which explored and charted North America's northwestern Pacific Coast regions, including the coasts of contemporary Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon.

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George VI

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952.

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George Williams (YMCA)

Sir George Williams (11 October 18216 November 1905) was an English philanthropist and founder of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA).

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Georgian architecture

Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830.

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Gerald Gardner (Wiccan)

Gerald Brosseau Gardner (1884 – 1964), also known by the craft name Scire, was an English Wiccan, as well as an author and an amateur anthropologist and archaeologist.

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Gerald Holtom

Gerald Herbert Holtom (20 January 1914 – 18 September 1985Westcott, Kathryn (20 March 2008) BBC.co.uk (News) (Retrieved: 21 February 2010)) was a British artist and designer.

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Gerard Butler

Gerard James Butler (born 13 November 1969) is a Scottish actor, and producer.

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Geri Halliwell

Geraldine Estelle Horner (born 6 August 1972) is an English pop singer-songwriter, clothes designer, author, and actress.

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German battleship Bismarck

Bismarck was the first of two s built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine.

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Gerry Anderson

Gerry Anderson (born Gerald Alexander Abrahams; 14 April 1929 – 26 December 2012) was an English television and film producer, director, writer and occasional voice artist.

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Gertrude Lawrence

Gertrude Lawrence (4 July 1898 – 6 September 1952) was an English actress, singer, dancer and musical comedy performer known for her stage appearances in the West End of London and on Broadway in New York.

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Get Carter

Get Carter is a 1971 British crime film directed by Mike Hodges and starring Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland, John Osborne and Bryan Mosley.

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Ghost

In folklore, a ghost (sometimes known as an apparition, haunt, phantom, poltergeist, shade, specter or spectre, spirit, spook, and wraith) is the soul or spirit of a dead person or animal that can appear to the living.

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Giant

Giants (from Latin and Ancient Greek: "gigas", cognate giga-) are beings of human appearance, but prodigious size and strength common in the mythology and legends of many different cultures.

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Giant's Causeway

The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic fissure eruption.

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Giant's Ring

The Giant's Ring is a henge monument at Ballynahatty, near Shaw's Bridge, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Gideon Mantell

Gideon Algernon Mantell MRCS FRS (3 February 1790 – 10 November 1852) was an English obstetrician, geologist and palaeontologist.

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Gift

A gift or a present is an item given to someone without the expectation of payment or return.

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Gilbert and Sullivan

Gilbert and Sullivan refers to the Victorian-era theatrical partnership of the dramatist W. S. Gilbert (1836–1911) and the composer Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900) and to the works they jointly created.

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Giles Gilbert Scott

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott (9 November 1880 – 8 February 1960) was an English architect known for his work on Liverpool Cathedral, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, Cambridge University Library, Waterloo Bridge and Battersea Power Station and designing the iconic red telephone box.

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Ginger snap

A ginger snap, ginger nut, or ginger biscuit is a globally popular biscuit based snack food, flavoured with ginger.

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Gingerbread man

A gingerbread man is a biscuit or cookie made of gingerbread, usually in the shape of a stylized human, although other shapes, especially seasonal themes (Christmas, Halloween, Easter, etc.) and characters, are common.

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Given name

A given name (also known as a first name, forename or Christian name) is a part of a person's personal name.

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Gladiator (2000 film)

Gladiator is a 2000 epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott and written by David Franzoni, John Logan, and William Nicholson.

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Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival is a five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place near Pilton, Somerset, England.

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Glenda Jackson

Glenda May Jackson, CBE (born 9 May 1936) is a British actress and former Labour Party politician.

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Glenn Fabry

Glenn Fabry is a British comics artist known for his detailed, realistic work in both ink and painted colour.

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Glorious Revolution

The Glorious Revolution, also called the Revolution of 1688, was the overthrow of King James II of England (James VII of Scotland) by a union of English Parliamentarians with the Dutch stadtholder William III, Prince of Orange, who was James's nephew and son-in-law.

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Gloster Meteor

The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies' only jet aircraft to achieve combat operations during the Second World War.

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Goal (sport)

In sports, a goal is a physical structure or area where an attacking team must send the ball or puck in order to score points.

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Goblin

A goblin is a monstrous creature from European folklore, first attested in stories from the Middle Ages.

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Gobstopper

Gobstoppers or jawbreakers are a type of hard candy.

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God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen is an English traditional Christmas carol.

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God Save the Queen

"God Save the Queen" (alternatively "God Save the King", depending on the gender of the reigning monarch) is the national or royal anthem in a number of Commonwealth realms, their territories, and the British Crown dependencies.

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Gold Hill, Shaftesbury

Gold Hill is a steep cobbled street in the town of Shaftesbury in the English county of Dorset.

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Golden Hind

Golden Hind was an English galleon best known for her privateering circumnavigation of the globe between 1577 and 1580, captained by Sir Francis Drake.

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Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever is a large-sized breed of dog bred as gun dogs to retrieve shot waterfowl such as ducks and upland game birds during hunting and shooting parties, and were named 'retriever' because of their ability to retrieve shot game undamaged (soft mouth).

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Golden syrup

Golden syrup or light treacle is a thick, amber-coloured form of inverted sugar syrup made in the process of refining sugar cane or sugar beet juice into sugar, or by treatment of a sugar solution with acid.

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

"Goldilocks and the Three Bears" (originally titled "The Story of the Three Bears") is a 19th-century fairy tale of which three versions exist.

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Golf

Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.

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Golf in Scotland

Golf in Scotland was first recorded in the 15th century, and the modern game of golf was first developed and established in the country.

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Good King Wenceslas

"Good King Wenceslas" is a Christmas carol that tells a story of a Bohemian king going on a journey and braving harsh winter weather to give alms to a poor peasant on the Feast of Stephen (December 26, the Second Day of Christmas).

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Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Goodbye, Mr.

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Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939 film)

Goodbye, Mr.

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Gordon Banks

Gordon Banks (born 30 December 1937) is a former England international football goalkeeper.

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Gordon Ramsay

Gordon James Ramsay Jr. (born 8 November 1966) is a British chef, restaurateur, and television personality.

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Gorilla (advertisement)

Gorilla is a British advertising campaign launched by Cadbury Schweppes in 2007, to promote Cadbury Dairy Milk-brand chocolate.

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Gorillaz

Gorillaz are a British virtual band created in 1998 by musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett.

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Gosford Park

Gosford Park is a 2001 British mystery film directed by Robert Altman and written by Julian Fellowes.

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Gothic fiction

Gothic fiction, which is largely known by the subgenre of Gothic horror, is a genre or mode of literature and film that combines fiction and horror, death, and at times romance.

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Gothic Revival architecture

Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.

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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Gottfried Wilhelm (von) Leibniz (or; Leibnitz; – 14 November 1716) was a German polymath and philosopher who occupies a prominent place in the history of mathematics and the history of philosophy.

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Governing Council of the Cat Fancy

The Governing Council of the Cat Fancy (GCCF) is a cat registry, established in 1910 and the largest organisation that registers pedigree cats in the United Kingdom.

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Government of the United Kingdom

The Government of the United Kingdom, formally referred to as Her Majesty's Government, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Government of Wales Act 1998

The Government of Wales Act 1998 (c. 38) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Gracie Fields

Dame Gracie Fields, (born Grace Stansfield; 9 January 189827 September 1979) was an English actress, singer and comedian and star of both cinema and music hall.

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Graeme McDowell

Graeme McDowell (born 30 July 1979) is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland who plays on both the PGA Tour and European Tour.

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Graffiti

Graffiti (plural of graffito: "a graffito", but "these graffiti") are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted, typically illicitly, on a wall or other surface, often within public view.

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Graham Greene

Henry Graham Greene (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991), better known by his pen name Graham Greene, was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

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Graham Hill

Norman Graham Hill (15 February 1929 – 29 November 1975) was a British racing driver and team owner from England, who was twice Formula One World Champion.

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Graham Linehan

Graham Linehan (born 22 May 1968) is an Irish television comedy writer and director who, often in partnership with Arthur Mathews, has written or co-written a string of successful television comedies.

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Grammar school

A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools.

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Grand National

The Grand National is a National Hunt horse race held annually at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England.

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Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto (GTA) is an action-adventure video game series created by David Jones and Mike Dailly; the later titles of which were created by brothers Dan and Sam Houser, Leslie Benzies and Aaron Garbut.

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Grant (name)

Grant can be both a surname and a given name.

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Grant Morrison

Grant Morrison, MBE (born 31 January 1960) is a Scottish comic book writer, and playwright.

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Graphic designer

A graphic designer is a professional within the graphic design and graphic arts industry who assembles together images, typography, or motion graphics to create a piece of design.

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Graphic novel

A graphic novel is a book made up of comics content.

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Gravelly Hill Interchange

Gravelly Hill Interchange, better known throughout the UK by its nickname Spaghetti Junction, is junction 6 of the M6 motorway where it meets the A38(M) Aston Expressway in the Gravelly Hill area of Birmingham, England.

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Gravity

Gravity, or gravitation, is a natural phenomenon by which all things with mass or energy—including planets, stars, galaxies, and even light—are brought toward (or gravitate toward) one another.

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Gravity (2013 film)

Gravity is a 2013 science fiction thriller film directed, co-written, co-edited, and produced by Alfonso Cuarón.

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Gravy

Gravy is a sauce often made from the juices of meats that run naturally during cooking and thickened with wheat flour or cornstarch for added texture.

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Great Expectations (1946 film)

Great Expectations is a 1946 British film directed by David Lean, based on the novel by Charles Dickens and starring John Mills, Bernard Miles, Finlay Currie, Jean Simmons, Martita Hunt, Alec Guinness and Valerie Hobson.

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Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London from Sunday, 2 September to Thursday, 6 of September 1666.

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Great Highland bagpipe

The Great Highland bagpipe (a' phìob mhòr "the great pipe") is a type of bagpipe native to Scotland.

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Great power

A great power is a sovereign state that is recognized as having the ability and expertise to exert its influence on a global scale.

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Great Triumvirate (golf)

The Great Triumvirate, in a golfing context, refers to the three leading British golfers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Harry Vardon, John Henry Taylor, and James Braid.

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Great Western Railway

The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the south-west and west of England, the Midlands, and most of Wales.

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Greatest Hits (Queen album)

Greatest Hits is a compilation album by the British rock band Queen, released worldwide on 26 October 1981. The album consisted of Queen's best-selling singles since their first chart appearance in 1974 with "Seven Seas of Rhye", up to their 1980 hit "Flash" (though in some countries "Under Pressure", the band's 1981 chart-topper with David Bowie, was included). There was no universal track listing or cover art for the album, and each territory's tracks were dependent on what singles had been released there and which were successful. Queen's Greatest Hits was an instant success, peaking at number one on the UK Albums Chart for four weeks. It has spent 800 weeks in the UK Charts, and is the best-selling album of all time in the UK, selling over six million copies. BBC Retrieved 23 January 2011 It is certified eight times platinum in the United States, and is Queen's most commercially successful album worldwide with over 25 million copies sold, making it one of the best-selling albums of all time. Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien hailed the UK edition of Greatest Hits as "impeccable" and "absolutely genius", while British journalist Brian Viner called it the greatest album of all time.

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Green Cross Code

The Green Cross Code is a brand created by the National Road Safety Committee (now the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, RoSPA) to raise awareness of pedestrian road safety in the United Kingdom.

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Green Party of England and Wales

The Green Party of England and Wales (GPEW; Plaid Werdd Cymru a Lloegr) is a green, left-wing political party in England and Wales.

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Greensleeves

"Greensleeves" is a traditional English folk song and tune, over a ground either of the form called a romanesca; or its slight variant, the passamezzo antico; or the passamezzo antico in its verses and the romanesca in its reprise; or of the Andalusian progression in its verses and the romanesca or passamezzo antico in its reprise.

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Greenwood Publishing Group

ABC-CLIO/Greenwood is an educational and academic publisher (middle school through university level) which is today part of ABC-CLIO.

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Greeting card

A greeting card is an illustrated piece of card or high quality paper featuring an expression of friendship or other sentiment.

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Gremlin

A gremlin is a folkloric mischievous creature that causes malfunctions in aircraft or other machinery.

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Greyhound

The Greyhound is a breed of dog; a sighthound which has been bred for coursing game and Greyhound racing.

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Grime (music genre)

Grime (also known as, Eskibeat, 8Bar, Sublow and UK Bashment) is a genre of music that emerged in London in the early 2000s.

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Grizabella

Grizabella is the "Glamour Cat" in the musical production Cats.

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Gugulethu Sophia "Gugu" Mbatha-Raw (born 21 April 1983) is an English actress, known for her role as Kelly in Black Mirror, Dido Elizabeth Belle in Belle, Noni Jean in Beyond the Lights, and Plumette in Beauty and the Beast.

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Guinevere

Guinevere (Gwenhwyfar; Gwenivar), often written as Guenevere or Gwenevere, is the wife of King Arthur in Arthurian legend.

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Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

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Guitar amplifier

A guitar amplifier (or amp) is an electronic device or system that strengthens the weak electrical signal from a pickup on an electric guitar, bass guitar, or acoustic guitar so that it can produce sound through one or more loudspeakers, which are typically housed in a wooden cabinet.

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Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels, or Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World.

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Gunpowder Plot

The Gunpowder Plot of 1605, in earlier centuries often called the Gunpowder Treason Plot or the Jesuit Treason, was a failed assassination attempt against King James I of England and VI of Scotland by a group of provincial English Catholics led by Robert Catesby.

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Gurney's Bank (Norwich)

Gurney's bank was a well-respected family-run bank founded by members of the Gurney family in 1770 and headquartered in Norwich, England.

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Gustav Holst

Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst; 21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) was an English composer, arranger and teacher.

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Guy Fawkes

Guy Fawkes (13 April 1570 – 31 January 1606), also known as Guido Fawkes, the name he adopted while fighting for the Spanish, was a member of a group of provincial English Catholics who planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605.

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Guy Fawkes mask

The Guy Fawkes mask is a stylised depiction of Guy Fawkes, the best-known member of the Gunpowder Plot.

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Guy Fawkes Night

Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire Night and Firework Night, is an annual commemoration observed on 5 November, primarily in Great Britain.

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Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie (born 10 September 1968) is an English filmmaker known for his crime films.

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Gwynedd

Gwynedd is a county in Wales, sharing borders with Powys, Conwy, Anglesey over the Menai Strait, and Ceredigion over the River Dyfi.

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H. G. Wells

Herbert George Wells.

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H. Rider Haggard

Sir Henry Rider Haggard, (22 June 1856 – 14 May 1925), known as H. Rider Haggard, was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre.

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H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and a libretto by W. S. Gilbert.

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Habeas corpus

Habeas corpus (Medieval Latin meaning literally "that you have the body") is a recourse in law through which a person can report an unlawful detention or imprisonment to a court and request that the court order the custodian of the person, usually a prison official, to bring the prisoner to court, to determine whether the detention is lawful.

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Habeas Corpus Act 1679

The Habeas Corpus Act 1679 is an Act of Parliament in England (31 Cha. 2 c. 2) during the reign of King Charles II.

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Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall (Vallum Aelium), also called the Roman Wall, Picts' Wall, or Vallum Hadriani in Latin, was a defensive fortification in the Roman province of Britannia, begun in AD 122 in the reign of the emperor Hadrian.

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Haggis

Haggis is a savoury pudding containing sheep's pluck (heart, liver, and lungs); minced with onion, oatmeal, suet, spices, and salt, mixed with stock, traditionally encased in the animal's stomach though now often in an artificial casing instead.

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Hal Roach

Harold Eugene Roach Sr. (January 14, 1892 – November 2, 1992) was an American film and television producer, director, and actor from the 1910s to the 1990s, best known today for producing the Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang film comedy series.

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Hall (surname)

Hall is a common surname of English origin.

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Halley's Comet

Halley's Comet or Comet Halley, officially designated 1P/Halley, is a short-period comet visible from Earth every 74–79 years.

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Hallowe'en Party

Hallowe'en Party is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club in November 1969Chris Peers, Ralph Spurrier and Jamie Sturgeon.

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Halloween

Halloween or Hallowe'en (a contraction of All Hallows' Evening), also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day.

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Halloween (poem)

"Halloween" is a poem written by the Scottish poet Robert Burns in 1785.

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Halloween costume

Halloween costumes are costumes worn on or around Halloween, a festival which falls on October 31.

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Ham

Ham is pork from a leg cut that has been preserved by wet or dry curing, with or without smoking.

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Hamilton (name)

The name Hamilton most probably originated in the village of Hamilton, Leicestershire, England, but bearers of that name became established in the 13th century in Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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Hamlet (1948 film)

Hamlet is a 1948 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same name, adapted and directed by and starring Sir Laurence Olivier.

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Hammer Film Productions

Hammer Film Productions is a British film production company based in London.

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Hammersmith Apollo

The Hammersmith Apollo (called the Eventim Apollo for sponsorship reasons and formerly – and still commonly – known as the Hammersmith Odeon) is an entertainment venue and a Grade II* listed building located in Hammersmith, London.

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Hampshire

Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.

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Handicraft

A handicraft, sometimes more precisely expressed as artisanal handicraft or handmade, is any of a wide variety of types of work where useful and decorative objects are made completely by hand or by using only simple tools.

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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

"Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" is a Christmas carol that first appeared in 1739 in the collection Hymns and Sacred Poems.

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Harland and Wolff

Harland & Wolff Heavy Industries is a heavy industrial company, specialising in ship repair, conversion, and offshore construction, located in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Harlech Castle

Harlech Castle (Castell Harlech), located in Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales, is a medieval fortification, constructed atop a spur of rock close to the Irish Sea.

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Harold Abrahams

Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE (15 December 1899 – 14 January 1978) was an English track and field athlete.

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Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a Nobel Prize-winning British playwright, screenwriter, director and actor.

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Harp

The harp is a stringed musical instrument that has a number of individual strings running at an angle to its soundboard; the strings are plucked with the fingers.

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Harris (name)

Harris is a (patronymic or paternal) family name of British origins, and has many different spellings, none of which are definitive or 'correct'.

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Harrison (name)

Harrison is a common patronymic surname of English origin.

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Harrison Birtwistle

Sir Harrison Paul Birtwistle, (born 15 July 1934) is a British composer.

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Harrow School

Harrow School is an independent boarding school for boys in Harrow, London, England.

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Harry Brearley

Harry Brearley (18 February 1871 – 14 July 1948) was an English metallurgist, usually credited with the invention of "rustless steel" (later to be called "stainless steel" in the anglophone world).

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Harry Champion

William Henry Crump (17 April 1865 – 14 January 1942), better known by the stage name Harry Champion, was an English music hall composer, singer and Cockney comedian, whose onstage persona appealed chiefly to the working class communities of East London.

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Harry Ferguson

Henry George "Harry" Ferguson (4 November 188425 October 1960) was an Irish-born British engineer and inventor who is noted for his role in the development of the modern agricultural tractor and its three point linkage system, for being the first person in Ireland to build and fly his own aeroplane, and for developing the first four-wheel drive Formula One car, the Ferguson P99.

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Harry Gregson-Williams

Harry Gregson-Williams (born 13 December 1961) is an English composer, orchestrator, conductor, and music producer.

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Harry Kroto

Sir Harold Walter Kroto (born Harold Walter Krotoschiner; 7 October 1939 – 30 April 2016), known as Harry Kroto, was an English chemist.

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Harry Palmer

Harry Palmer is the protagonist of a number of films based on the unnamed main character in the spy novels written by Len Deighton.

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Harry Potter

Harry Potter is a series of fantasy novels written by British author J. K. Rowling.

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Harry Potter (film series)

Harry Potter is a British-American film series based on the Harry Potter novels by author J. K. Rowling.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two-part stage play written by Jack Thorne based on an original new story by Thorne, J. K. Rowling and John Tiffany.

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Harry Secombe

Sir Harry Donald Secombe, CBE (8 September 1921 – 11 April 2001) was a Welsh comedian, actor and singer.

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Harry Styles

Harry Edward Styles (born 1 February 1994) is an English singer, songwriter, and actor.

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Harry Vardon

Henry William "Harry" Vardon (9 May 1870 – 20 March 1937) was a professional golfer from the Bailiwick of Jersey.

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Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant is the largest daily newspaper in the U.S. state of Connecticut, and is often recognized as the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.

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Hash browns

Hash browns or hashed browns are a simple preparation in which potatoes are pan-fried after being shredded, diced, julienned or riced, in the style of a Swiss Rösti.

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Hatfield House

Hatfield House is a country house set in a large park, the Great Park, on the eastern side of the town of Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England.

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Haute couture

Haute couture (French for "high sewing" or "high dressmaking" or "high fashion") is the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing.

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Have I Got News for You

Have I Got News for You is a British television panel show produced by Hat Trick Productions for the BBC.

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Hay Festival

The Hay Festival of Literature & Arts is an annual literature festival held in Hay-on-Wye, Powys, Wales, for ten days from May to June.

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Hay-on-Wye

Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll or just Y Gelli), often abbreviated to just "Hay", is a small market town and community in the historic county of Brecknockshire in Wales, currently administered as part of the unitary authority of Powys.

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Hayley Mills

Hayley Catherine Rose Vivien Mills (born 18 April 1946) is an English actress.

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Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery is an art gallery within the Southbank Centre, part of an area of major arts venues on the South Bank of the River Thames, in central London, England.

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Health care

Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.

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Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, (born 26 July 1945) is an English actor.

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Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966) is an English actress best known for her roles in low-budget arthouse and independent films to large-scale Hollywood productions.

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Helium

Helium (from lit) is a chemical element with symbol He and atomic number 2.

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Hell's Kitchen (UK TV series)

Hell's Kitchen was a British cookery reality show, aired on ITV, which features prospective chefs competing with each other for a final prize.

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Hellblazer

Hellblazer (also known as John Constantine, Hellblazer) is an American contemporary horror comic book series, originally published by DC Comics, and subsequently by the Vertigo imprint since March 1993 when the imprint was introduced.

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Hello (Adele song)

"Hello" is a song by English singer Adele, released on 23 October 2015 by XL Recordings as the lead single from her third studio album, 25 (2015).

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Help! (film)

Help! is a 1965 British musical comedy-adventure film directed by Richard Lester, starring the Beatles–John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr—and featuring Leo McKern, Eleanor Bron, Victor Spinetti, John Bluthal, Roy Kinnear and Patrick Cargill.

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Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau

"Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau" is the national anthem of Wales.

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Henderson (surname)

Henderson is a common Scottish surname.

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Henry Bessemer

Sir Henry Bessemer (19 January 1813 – 15 March 1898) was an English inventor, whose steelmaking process would become the most important technique for making steel in the nineteenth century for almost one century from year 1856 to 1950.

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Henry Cavendish

Henry Cavendish FRS (10 October 1731 – 24 February 1810) was a British natural philosopher, scientist, and an important experimental and theoretical chemist and physicist.

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Henry Cavill

Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill (born 5 May 1983) is a British actor.

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Henry Cole

Sir Henry Cole (15 July 1808 – 18 April 1882) was a British civil servant and inventor who facilitated many innovations in commerce and education in 19th century in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Henry Fielding

Henry Fielding (22 April 1707 – 8 October 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich, earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the picaresque novel Tom Jones.

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Henry Fox Talbot

William Henry Fox Talbot FRS (11 February 180017 September 1877) was a British scientist, inventor and photography pioneer who invented the salted paper and calotype processes, precursors to photographic processes of the later 19th and 20th centuries.

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Henry Francis Lyte

Henry Francis Lyte (1 June 1793 – 20 November 1847) was an Anglican divine, hymnodist, and poet.

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Henry Hudson

Henry Hudson (1565–1611) was an English sea explorer and navigator during the early 17th century, best known for his explorations of present-day Canada and parts of the northeastern United States.

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Henry Irving

Sir Henry Irving (6 February 1838 – 13 October 1905), born John Henry Brodribb, sometimes known as J. H. Irving, was an English stage actor in the Victorian era, known as an actor-manager because he took complete responsibility (supervision of sets, lighting, direction, casting, as well as playing the leading roles) for season after season at the Lyceum Theatre, establishing himself and his company as representative of English classical theatre.

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Henry Jackman

Henry Pryce Jackman (born 1974) is an English composer, conductor, arranger, pianist, musician, and songwriter.

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Henry Maudslay

Henry Maudslay (pronunciation and spelling) (22 August 1771 – 14 February 1831) was a British machine tool innovator, tool and die maker, and inventor.

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Henry Moore

Henry Spencer Moore (30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986) was an English artist.

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Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell (or; c. 10 September 1659According to Holman and Thompson (Grove Music Online, see References) there is uncertainty regarding the year and day of birth. No record of baptism has been found. The year 1659 is based on Purcell's memorial tablet in Westminster Abbey and the frontispiece of his Sonnata's of III. Parts (London, 1683). The day 10 September is based on vague inscriptions in the manuscript GB-Cfm 88. It may also be relevant that he was appointed to his first salaried post on 10 September 1677, which would have been his eighteenth birthday. – 21 November 1695) was an English composer.

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Henry Royce

Sir Frederick Henry Royce, 1st Baronet, OBE (27 March 1863 – 22 April 1933) was an English engineer and car designer who, with Charles Rolls and Claude Johnson, founded the Rolls-Royce company.

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Henry V (1944 film)

Henry V is a 1944 British Technicolor film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same name.

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Henry VII of England

Henry VII (Harri Tudur; 28 January 1457 – 21 April 1509) was the King of England and Lord of Ireland from his seizure of the crown on 22 August 1485 to his death on 21 April 1509.

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Henry VIII of England

Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.

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Henry Wood

Sir Henry Joseph Wood (3 March 186919 August 1944) was an English conductor best known for his association with London's annual series of promenade concerts, known as the Proms.

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Heptarchy

The Heptarchy is a collective name applied to the seven petty kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England from the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain in 5th century until their unification into the Kingdom of England in the early 10th century.

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Her Majesty's Theatre

Her Majesty's Theatre is a West End theatre situated on Haymarket in the City of Westminster, London.

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Herbert Beerbohm Tree

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree (17 December 1852 – 2 July 1917) was an English actor and theatre manager.

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Here We Come A-wassailing

Here We Come A-wassailing (or Here We Come A-caroling) is an English traditional Christmas carol and New Year song, apparently composed c. 1850.

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Hereward the Wake

Hereward the Wake (pronounced /ˈhɛrɪwəd/) (c. 1035 – c.1072), (also known as Hereward the Outlaw or Hereward the Exile), was an Anglo-Saxon nobleman and a leader of local resistance to the Norman Conquest of England.

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Herne the Hunter

In English folklore, Herne the Hunter is a ghost associated with Windsor Forest and Great Park in the English county of Berkshire.

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Heron Tower

The Heron Tower (officially 110 Bishopsgate) is a commercial skyscraper in London.

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Hey Diddle Diddle

"Hey Diddle Diddle" (also "Hi Diddle Diddle", "The Cat and the Fiddle", or "The Cow Jumped Over the Moon") is an English nursery rhyme.

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Hickory Dickory Dock

"Hickory Dickory Dock" or "Hickety Dickety Dock" is a popular English nursery rhyme.

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Higgs boson

The Higgs boson is an elementary particle in the Standard Model of particle physics.

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High Middle Ages

The High Middle Ages, or High Medieval Period, was the period of European history that commenced around 1000 AD and lasted until around 1250 AD.

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Higher education

Higher education (also called post-secondary education, third-level or tertiary education) is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education.

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Highland Cathedral

Highland Cathedral is a popular melody for the Great Highland Bagpipe.

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Highland games

Highland games are events held in spring and summer in Scotland and other countries as a way of celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture, especially that of the Scottish Highlands.

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Highland pony

The Highland Pony is a native Scottish pony, and is one of the largest of the mountain and moorland pony breeds of the British Isles.

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Hijab

A hijab (حجاب, or (dialectal)) is a veil worn by some Muslim women in the presence of any male outside of their immediate family, which usually covers the head and chest.

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Hill (surname)

Hill is a surname of English origin, meaning "a person who lived on a hill", or derived from the Greek or Latin name Hilary or Hillary.

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Hinduism

Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.

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Hipgnosis

Hipgnosis was an English art design group based in London that specialised in creating cover art for the albums of rock musicians and bands.

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Historia Regum Britanniae

Historia regum Britanniae (The History of the Kings of Britain), originally called De gestis Britonum (On the Deeds of the Britons), is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written around 1136 by Geoffrey of Monmouth.

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Historic Scotland

Historic Scotland (Alba Aosmhor) was an executive agency of the Scottish Government from 1991 to 2015, responsible for safeguarding Scotland's built heritage, and promoting its understanding and enjoyment.

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History of Anglo-Saxon England

Anglo-Saxon England was early medieval England, existing from the 5th to the 11th century from the end of Roman Britain until the Norman conquest in 1066.

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History of the United Kingdom

The history of the United Kingdom as a unified state can be treated as beginning in 1707 with the political union of the kingdoms of England and Scotland, into a united kingdom called Great Britain.

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HMHS Britannic

Britannic was the third and final vessel of the White Star Line's of steamships; and the second to bear the name "Britannic." She was the fleet mate of both the and the and was intended to enter service as a transatlantic passenger liner.

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HMS Ark Royal (91)

HMS Ark Royal (pennant number 91) was an aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy that served during the Second World War.

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HMS Beagle

HMS Beagle was a 10-gun brig-sloop of the Royal Navy, one of more than 100 ships of this class.

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HMS Challenger (1858)

HMS Challenger was a steam-assisted Royal Navy ''Pearl''-class corvette launched on 13 February 1858 at the Woolwich Dockyard.

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HMS Endeavour

HMS Endeavour, also known as HM Bark Endeavour, was a British Royal Navy research vessel that Lieutenant James Cook commanded to Australia and New Zealand on his first voyage of discovery from 1768 to 1771.

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HMS Victory

HMS Victory is a 104-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, ordered in 1758, laid down in 1759 and launched in 1765.

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Hobnob biscuit

Hobnobs is the brand name of a commercial biscuit.

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Hogmanay

Hogmanay is the Scots word for the last day of the year and is synonymous with the celebration of the New Year (Gregorian calendar) in the Scottish manner.

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Hokey cokey

The hokey cokey (United Kingdom), hokey pokey (United States, Ireland, Canada, Australia, the Caribbean, Israel, New Zealand), is a participation dance with a distinctive accompanying tune and lyric structure.

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Holly

Ilex, or holly, is a genus of 400 to 600 species of flowering plants in the family Aquifoliaceae, and the only living genus in that family.

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Holmes (surname)

Holmes is an English-language surname with several origins.

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Holy See

The Holy See (Santa Sede; Sancta Sedes), also called the See of Rome, is the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in Rome, the episcopal see of the Pope, and an independent sovereign entity.

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Home front during World War II

The home front covers the activities of the civilians in a nation at war.

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Home Nations

The home nations, refers collectively to England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland (countries of the United Kingdom), and in certain sports (e.g. rugby football) contexts, to England, Scotland, Wales and the whole island of Ireland.

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Honours Committee

The Honours Committee is a committee within the Cabinet Office of the Government of the United Kingdom formed to review nominations for national honours for merit, exceptional achievement or service.

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Horace Walpole

Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (24 September 1717 – 2 March 1797), also known as Horace Walpole, was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician.

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Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson

Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) was a British flag officer in the Royal Navy.

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Hornpipe

The hornpipe is any of several dance forms played and danced in Britain and Ireland and elsewhere from the 16th century until the present day.

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Horror fiction

Horror is a genre of speculative fiction which is intended to, or has the capacity to frighten, scare, disgust, or startle its readers or viewers by inducing feelings of horror and terror.

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Horse racing

Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition.

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Hot cross bun

A hot cross bun is a spiced sweet bun made with currants or raisins, marked with a cross on the top, and traditionally eaten on Good Friday in the British Isles, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and some parts of the Americas.

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Hot Fuzz

Hot Fuzz is a 2007 action comedy film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost.

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Hotpants

Hotpants, hot pants, or booty shorts describe extremely short shorts, which may be worn by women and, to a lesser extent, by men.

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House of Cards (UK TV series)

House of Cards is a 1990 British political thriller television serial in four episodes, set after the end of Margaret Thatcher's tenure as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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House of Commons of England

The House of Commons of England was the lower house of the Parliament of England (which incorporated Wales) from its development in the 14th century to the union of England and Scotland in 1707, when it was replaced by the House of Commons of Great Britain.

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House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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House of Lords

The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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House of Tudor

The House of Tudor was an English royal house of Welsh origin, descended in the male line from the Tudors of Penmynydd.

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Household Cavalry

The Household Cavalry (HCav) is made up of the two most senior regiments of the British Army, the Life Guards and the Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons).

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Houston (surname)

Houston is a surname of Scottish origin.

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Hovis

Hovis Ltd is a British company that produces flour and bread.

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Howard Carter

Howard Carter (9 May 18742 March 1939) was a British archaeologist and Egyptologist who became world-famous after discovering the intact tomb (designated KV62) of the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh, Tutankhamun (colloquially known as "King Tut" and "the boy king"), in November 1922.

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HP Sauce

HP Sauce is a brown sauce originally produced by HP Foods in the United Kingdom, now produced by the H. J. Heinz Company in the Netherlands.

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Hubert Parry

Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1st Baronet (27 February 18487 October 1918) was an English composer, teacher and historian of music.

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Hudson (surname)

Hudson is an English surname.

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HuffPost

HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.

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Hugh Beaver

Sir Hugh Eyre Campbell Beaver, KBE (4 May 189016 January 1967) was a British engineer, industrialist, and founder of the Guinness Book of Records.

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Hugh Grant

Hugh John Mungo Grant OBE (born 9 September 1960) is an English actor and film producer.

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Hugh Hudson

Hugh Hudson (born 25 August 1936) is an English film director.

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Hugh Laurie

James Hugh Calum Laurie, (born 11 June 1959) is an English actor, director, musician, comedian, and author.

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Hugh Lofting

Hugh John Lofting (14 January 1886 – 26 September 1947) was a British author, trained as a civil engineer, who created the character of Doctor Dolittle, one of the classics of children's literature.

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Humanism

Humanism is a philosophical and ethical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and collectively, and generally prefers critical thinking and evidence (rationalism and empiricism) over acceptance of dogma or superstition.

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Humanities

Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and culture.

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Humbug

A humbug is a person or object that behaves in a deceptive or dishonest way, often as a hoax or in jest.

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Humphry Davy

Sir Humphry Davy, 1st Baronet (17 December 177829 May 1829) was a Cornish chemist and inventor, who is best remembered today for isolating, using electricity, a series of elements for the first time: potassium and sodium in 1807 and calcium, strontium, barium, magnesium and boron the following year, as well as discovering the elemental nature of chlorine and iodine.

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Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty is a character in an English nursery rhyme, probably originally a riddle and one of the best known in the English-speaking world.

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Hunt (surname)

Hunt is an occupational surname related with hunting, originating in England and Ireland.

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Hunter (surname)

Hunter is an English and Scottish surname.

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Huntley & Palmers

Huntley & Palmers is a British firm of biscuit makers originally based in Reading, Berkshire.

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Hydraulic lime

Hydraulic lime (HL) is a general term for varieties of lime (calcium oxide), or slaked lime (calcium hydroxide), used to make lime mortar which set through hydration.

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Hydrogen

Hydrogen is a chemical element with symbol H and atomic number 1.

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Hylaeosaurus

Hylaeosaurus (Greek: hylaios/ὑλαῖος "belonging to the forest" and sauros/σαυρος "lizard") is a herbivorous ankylosaurian dinosaur that lived about 136 million years ago, in the late Valanginian stage of the early Cretaceous period of England.

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I Do Like To be Beside the Seaside

"I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside" is a popular British music hall song.

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I Saw Three Ships

"I Saw Three Ships (Come Sailing In)" is a traditional and popular Christmas carol from England.

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I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" is a song written and performed by Scottish duo The Proclaimers, and first released as the lead single from their 1988 album Sunshine on Leith.

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I'm Henery the Eighth, I Am

"I'm Henery the Eighth, I Am" (also "I'm Henery the VIII, I Am" or "I'm Henry VIII, I Am"; spelled "Henery" but pronounced "'Enery" in the Cockney style normally used to sing it) is a 1910 British music hall song by Fred Murray and R. P. Weston.

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Ian Fleming

Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer who is best known for his James Bond series of spy novels.

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Ian McEwan

Ian Russell McEwan (born 21 June 1948) is an English novelist and screenwriter.

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Ian McKellen

Sir Ian Murray McKellen (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor.

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Ian Rush

Ian James Rush, (born 20 October 1961) is a Welsh former professional footballer who played as a forward.

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Ice cream cone

An ice cream cone, poke (Ireland and Scotland) or cornet is a dry, cone-shaped pastry, usually made of a wafer similar in texture to a waffle, which enables ice cream to be held in the hand and eaten without a bowl or spoon.

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Ice dancing

Ice dancing is a discipline of figure skating that draws from ballroom dancing.

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Idris Elba

Idrissa Akuna Elba (born 6 September 1972) is an English actor, producer, musician, and DJ.

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If—

"If—" is a poem by English Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling, written circa 1895 as a tribute to Leander Starr Jameson.

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Iguanodon

Iguanodon (meaning "iguana-tooth") is a genus of ornithopod dinosaur that existed roughly halfway between the first of the swift bipedal hypsilophodontids of the mid-Jurassic and the duck-billed dinosaurs of the late Cretaceous.

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Imperial College London

Imperial College London (officially Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom.

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Imperial units

The system of imperial units or the imperial system (also known as British Imperial or Exchequer Standards of 1825) is the system of units first defined in the British Weights and Measures Act of 1824, which was later refined and reduced.

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In the Air Tonight

"In the Air Tonight" is the debut solo single by the English singer-songwriter and drummer Phil Collins.

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In the Bleak Midwinter

"In the Bleak Midwinter" is a Christmas carol based on a poem by the English poet Christina Rossetti.

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In the Name of the Father (film)

In the Name of the Father is a 1993 Irish-British-American biographical courtroom drama film co-written and directed by Jim Sheridan.

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In the Summertime

"In the Summertime" is the debut single by British rock band Mungo Jerry.

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In vitro fertilisation

In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is a process of fertilisation where an egg is combined with sperm outside the body, in vitro ("in glass").

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Inauguration

An inauguration is a formal ceremony or special event to mark either.

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Incandescent light bulb

An incandescent light bulb, incandescent lamp or incandescent light globe is an electric light with a wire filament heated to such a high temperature that it glows with visible light (incandescence).

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Inch

The inch (abbreviation: in or &Prime) is a unit of length in the (British) imperial and United States customary systems of measurement now formally equal to yard but usually understood as of a foot.

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Indian cuisine

Indian cuisine consists of a wide variety of regional and traditional cuisines native to the Indian subcontinent.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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Infant school

An Infant school is a term used primarily in England and Wales.

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Informa

Informa plc is a multinational events and publishing company with its head office and registered office in London.

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Information Age

The Information Age (also known as the Computer Age, Digital Age, or New Media Age) is a 21st century period in human history characterized by the rapid shift from traditional industry that the Industrial Revolution brought through industrialization, to an economy based on information technology.

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Interchangeable parts

Interchangeable parts are parts (components) that are, for practical purposes, identical.

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Interest rate

An interest rate is the amount of interest due per period, as a proportion of the amount lent, deposited or borrowed (called the principal sum).

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International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day (IND) is an international day celebrated around the world on 12 May (the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth) of each year, to mark the contributions nurses make to society.

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International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.

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International Tennis Federation

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing body of world tennis, wheelchair tennis, and beach tennis.

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Invasion of Normandy

The Western Allies of World War II launched the largest amphibious invasion in history when they assaulted Normandy, located on the northern coast of France, on 6 June 1944.

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Inverness-shire

The Shire of Inverness (Siorrachd Inbhir Nis) is a historic county and lieutenancy area of Scotland.

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Invictus

"Invictus" is a short Victorian poem by the English poet William Ernest Henley (1849–1903).

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Iolo Morganwg

Edward Williams, better known by his bardic name Iolo Morganwg (10 March 1747 – 18 December 1826), was an influential Welsh antiquarian, poet, collector, and literary forger.

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Ireland national rugby union team

The Ireland national rugby union team represents the island of Ireland in rugby union.

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Irish dance

Irish dance or Irish dancing is a group of traditional dance forms originating from Ireland, encompassing dancing both solo and in groups, and dancing for social, competitive, and performance purposes.

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Irish language

The Irish language (Gaeilge), also referred to as the Gaelic or the Irish Gaelic language, is a Goidelic language (Gaelic) of the Indo-European language family originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people.

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Irish language in Northern Ireland

The Irish language (also known as Irish Gaelic) (Gaeilge) is a recognised minority language in Northern Ireland.

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Irish literature

Irish literature comprises writings in the Irish, Latin, and English (including Ulster Scots) languages on the island of Ireland.

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Irish whiskey

Irish whiskey (Fuisce or uisce beatha) is whiskey made on the island of Ireland.

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Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris.

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Ironbridge Gorge

The Ironbridge Gorge is a deep gorge, containing the River Severn in Shropshire, England.

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Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726/27) was an English mathematician, astronomer, theologian, author and physicist (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time, and a key figure in the scientific revolution.

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Isabella Beeton

Isabella Mary Beeton (Mayson; 14 March 1836 – 6 February 1865), also known as Mrs Beeton, was an English journalist, editor and writer.

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Isaiah Berlin

Sir Isaiah Berlin (6 June 1909 – 5 November 1997) was a Russian-British social and political theorist, philosopher and historian of ideas.

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history", "one of the 19th-century engineering giants", and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions".

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Islam

IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).

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Isle of Portland

The Isle of Portland is a limestone tied island, long by wide, in the English Channel.

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Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight (also referred to informally as The Island or abbreviated to IOW) is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England.

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Isotope

Isotopes are variants of a particular chemical element which differ in neutron number.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a British commercial TV network.

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Ivor Novello

Ivor Novello (15 January 1893 – 6 March 1951), born David Ivor Davies, was a Welsh composer and actor who became one of the most popular British entertainers of the first half of the 20th century.

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Ivor Novello Awards

The Ivor Novello Awards, named after the entertainer Ivor Novello, are awards for songwriting and composing.

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J. G. Ballard

James Graham Ballard (15 November 193019 April 2009) was an English novelist, short story writer, and essayist who first became associated with the New Wave of science fiction for his post-apocalyptic novels such as The Wind from Nowhere (1961) and The Drowned World (1962).

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J. J. Thomson

Sir Joseph John Thomson (18 December 1856 – 30 August 1940) was an English physicist and Nobel Laureate in Physics, credited with the discovery and identification of the electron; and with the discovery of the first subatomic particle.

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J. K. Rowling

Joanne Rowling, ("rolling";Rowling, J.K. (16 February 2007).. Accio Quote (accio-quote.org). Retrieved 28 April 2008. born 31 July 1965), writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.

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J. M. Barrie

Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, (9 May 1860 19 June 1937) was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan.

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J. M. W. Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 177519 December 1851), known as J. M. W. Turner and contemporarily as William Turner, was an English Romantic painter, printmaker and watercolourist, known for his expressive colourisation, imaginative landscapes and turbulent, often violent marine paintings.

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J. P. R. Williams

John Peter Rhys Williams MBE FRCS (born 2 March 1949) is a former rugby union footballer who represented Wales in international rugby during their Golden Era in the 1970s.

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J. R. R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, (Tolkien pronounced his surname, see his phonetic transcription published on the illustration in The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One. Christopher Tolkien. London: Unwin Hyman, 1988. (The History of Middle-earth; 6). In General American the surname is also pronounced. This pronunciation no doubt arose by analogy with such words as toll and polka, or because speakers of General American realise as, while often hearing British as; thus or General American become the closest possible approximation to the Received Pronunciation for many American speakers. Wells, John. 1990. Longman pronunciation dictionary. Harlow: Longman, 3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.

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J. R. R. Tolkien: A Biography

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J. S. Fry & Sons

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J.W. Foster and Sons

J W Foster & Sons (Athletic Shoes) Limited is a former athletic shoe manufacturer located in Bolton, England.

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Jack and Jill (nursery rhyme)

"Jack and Jill" (sometimes "Jack and Gill", particularly in earlier versions) is a traditional English nursery rhyme.

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Jack and the Beanstalk

"Jack and the Beanstalk" is an English fairy tale.

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Jack Russell Terrier

The Jack Russell Terrier is a small terrier that has its origins in fox hunting.

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Jack the Giant Killer

"Jack the Giant Killer" is an English fairy tale and legend about a young adult who slays a number of giants during King Arthur's reign.

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Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper is the best-known name for an unidentified serial killer generally believed to have been active in the largely impoverished areas in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888.

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Jackal (The Day of the Jackal)

The Jackal is a fictional character, the villain of the novel The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth.

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Jackie Stewart

Sir John Young "Jackie" Stewart, (born 11 June 1939) is a British former Formula One racing driver from Scotland.

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Jackson (name)

Jackson is a common surname of English and Scottish origin.

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Jacob Epstein

Sir Jacob Epstein (10 November 1880 – 19 August 1959) was an American-British sculptor who helped pioneer modern sculpture.

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Jacques Rogge

Jacques Jean Marie Rogge, Count Rogge (born 2 May 1942) is a Belgian sports administrator and physician who served as the eighth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 2001 to 2013.

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Jade Jagger

Jade Sheena Jezebel Jagger (born 21 October 1971) is a British jewelry designer, socialite and former model.

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Jaffa Cakes

Jaffa Cakes are biscuit-sized cakes introduced by McVitie and Price in the UK in 1927 and named after Jaffa oranges.

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Jaguar Cars

Jaguar is the luxury vehicle brand of Jaguar Land Rover, a British multinational car manufacturer with its headquarters in Whitley, Coventry, England and owned by the Indian company Tata Motors since 2008.

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Jaguar E-Type

The Jaguar E-Type, or the Jaguar XK-E for the North American market, is a British sports car that was manufactured by Jaguar Cars Ltd between 1961 and 1975.

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James Blunt

James Hillier Blount (born 22 February 1974), better known by his stage name James Blunt, is an English singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and former British Army officer.

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James Bond

The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.

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James Bond in film

The James Bond film series is a British series of spy films based on the fictional character of MI6 agent James Bond, "007", who originally appeared in a series of books by Ian Fleming.

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James Callaghan

Leonard James Callaghan, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff, (27 March 1912 – 26 March 2005), often known as Jim Callaghan, served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1976 to 1979 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1976 to 1980.

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James Chadwick

Sir James Chadwick, (20 October 1891 – 24 July 1974) was an English physicist who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the neutron in 1932.

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James Christie (auctioneer)

James Christie (1730–1803) was the founder of auction house Christie's. Born 1730 in Perth, Scotland, Christie went on to found Christie's auctioneers on 5 December 1766. Situated at Pall Mall in London, England Christie's Great Rooms dealt with some of the most important sales of the late-eighteenth century.

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James Clerk Maxwell

James Clerk Maxwell (13 June 1831 – 5 November 1879) was a Scottish scientist in the field of mathematical physics.

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James Cook

Captain James Cook (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.

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James Corden

James Kimberley Corden (born 22 August 1978) is an English actor, writer, producer, comedian, television host, and singer.

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James Dewar

Sir James Dewar FRS FRSE (20 September 1842 – 27 March 1923) was a Scottish chemist and physicist.

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James Gillray

James Gillray (13 August 1756 or 1757 – 1 June 1815) was a British caricaturist and printmaker famous for his etched political and social satires, mainly published between 1792 and 1810.

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James Goodfellow

James Goodfellow OBE (born 1937 in Paisley, Renfrewshire) where he was educated at St Mirin's Academy is a Scottish inventor.

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James Halliwell-Phillipps

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, born James Orchard Halliwell (21 June 1820 – 3 January 1889), was an English Shakespearean scholar, antiquarian, and a collector of English nursery rhymes and fairy tales.

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James Hilton (novelist)

James Hilton (9 September 190020 December 1954) was an English novelist best remembered for several best-sellers, including Lost Horizon and Goodbye, Mr. Chips.

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James Hunt

James Simon Wallis Hunt (29 August 1947 – 15 June 1993) Autocourse Grand Prix Archive, 14 October 2007.

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James Hutton

James Hutton (3 June 1726 – 26 March 1797) was a Scottish geologist, physician, chemical manufacturer, naturalist, and experimental agriculturalist.

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James Joyce

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, and poet.

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James MacMillan

Sir James Loy MacMillan, CBE (born 16 July 1959) is a Scottish classical composer and conductor.

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James Martin (engineer)

Sir James Martin CBE DSc CEng FIMechE FRAeS (11 September 1893 – 5 January 1981) was a Northern Irish engineer whom together with Captain Valentine Baker founded the Martin-Baker aircraft company which is now a leading producer of aircraft ejection seats.

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James Mason

James Neville Mason (15 May 1909 – 27 July 1984) was an English actor.

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James McAvoy

James McAvoy (born 21 April 1979) is a Scottish actor.

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James Prescott Joule

James Prescott Joule (24 December 1818 11 October 1889) was an English physicist, mathematician and brewer, born in Salford, Lancashire.

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James Watt

James Watt (30 January 1736 (19 January 1736 OS) – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist who improved on Thomas Newcomen's 1712 Newcomen steam engine with his Watt steam engine in 1781, which was fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world.

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James Whale

James Whale (22 July 1889 – 29 May 1957) was an English film director, theater director and actor.

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James Wilson (businessman)

James Wilson (3 June 1805 – 11 August 1860) was a Scottish businessman, economist, and Liberal politician who founded The Economist weekly and the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, which merged with Standard Bank in 1969 to form Standard Chartered.

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James Wyatt

James Wyatt (3 August 1746 – 4 September 1813) was an English architect, a rival of Robert Adam in the neoclassical style and neo-Gothic style.

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James Young Simpson

Sir James Young Simpson, 1st Baronet (7 June 1811 – 6 May 1870) was a Scottish obstetrician and a significant figure in the history of medicine.

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Jamie Delano

Jamie Delano (born 1954 in Northampton) is a British comics writer.

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Jamiroquai

Jamiroquai are a British jazz-funk band from London, formed in 1992.

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Jammie Dodgers

Jammie Dodgers are a popular British biscuit, made from shortbread with a raspberry or strawberry flavoured jam filling.

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Jane Austen

Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.

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Jane Goodall

Dame Jane Morris Goodall (born Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall, 3 April 1934), formerly Baroness Jane van Lawick-Goodall, is a British primatologist and anthropologist.

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Jason Statham

Jason Statham (born 26 July 1967) is an English actor, film producer, and former model.

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Jay Sean

Jay Sean (born Kamaljit Singh Jhooti; 26 March 1981) is a British singer and songwriter.

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Jayne Torvill

Jayne Torvill, OBE (born 7 October 1957) is an English ice dancer.

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Jeeves

Reginald Jeeves, usually referred to as Jeeves, is a fictional character in a series of comedic short stories and novels by English author P. G. Wodehouse.

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Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster is a British comedy-drama series adapted by Clive Exton from P. G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves" stories.

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Jeff Lynne

Jeffrey Lynne (born 30 December 1947) is an English songwriter, singer, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist who co-founded the rock band Electric Light Orchestra (ELO).

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Jennifer (given name)

Jennifer is a feminine given name, a Cornish form of Guinevere/Gwenhwyfar adopted into the English language during the 20th century.

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Jennifer Saunders

Jennifer Jane Saunders (born 6 July 1958) is an English comedian, screenwriter, and actress.

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Jenson Button

Jenson Alexander Lyons Button (born 19 January 1980) is a British racing driver and former Formula One driver.

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Jeremiah Clarke

Jeremiah Clarke (c. 1674 – 1 December 1707) was an English baroque composer and organist, best known for his ''Trumpet Voluntary,'' a popular piece often played at wedding ceremonies.

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Jeremy Black (historian)

Jeremy Black MBE (born 30 October 1955) is a British historian and a Professor of History at the University of Exeter.

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Jeremy Irons

Jeremy John Irons (born 19 September 1948) is an English actor.

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Jersey

Jersey (Jèrriais: Jèrri), officially the Bailiwick of Jersey (Bailliage de Jersey; Jèrriais: Bailliage dé Jèrri), is a Crown dependency located near the coast of Normandy, France.

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Jessica (given name)

Jessica (originally Iessica, also Jesica, Jesika, Jessicah, Jessika, or Jessikah) is a female given name.

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Jessie J

Jessica Ellen Cornish (born 27 March 1988), known professionally as Jessie J, is an English singer and songwriter.

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Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar is a 1970 rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice.

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Jesus of Nazareth (miniseries)

Jesus of Nazareth (Gesù di Nazareth) is a 1977 British-Italian television miniseries directed by Franco Zeffirelli and co-written by Zeffirelli, Anthony Burgess, and Suso Cecchi d'Amico which dramatises the birth, life, ministry, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.

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Jet aircraft

A jet aircraft (or simply jet) is an aircraft (nearly always a fixed-wing aircraft) propelled by jet engines (jet propulsion).

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Jet engine

A jet engine is a type of reaction engine discharging a fast-moving jet that generates thrust by jet propulsion.

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Jethro Tull (band)

Jethro Tull are a British rock band formed in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1967.

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Jig

The jig (port) is a form of lively folk dance in compound metre, as well as the accompanying dance tune.

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Jim Broadbent

James Broadbent (born 24 May 1949) is an English actor.

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Jim Clark

James "Jim" Clark, Jr OBE (4 March 1936 – 7 April 1968) was a British Formula One racing driver from Scotland, who won two World Championships, in 1963 and 1965.

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Jim Marshall (businessman)

James Charles Marshall, OBE (29 July 1923 – 5 April 2012) known as The Father of Loud or The Lord of Loud, was an English businessman and pioneer of guitar amplification.

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Jimmy Johnstone

James Connelly Johnstone (30 September 1944 – 13 March 2006), nicknamed "Jinky", was a Scottish football player.

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Jimmy Perry

James Perry, OBE (20 September 1923 – 23 October 2016) was an English actor and scriptwriter, best known for devising and co-writing the BBC sitcoms Dad's Army (1968–1977), It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981), Hi-De-Hi (1980–1988) and You Rang M'Lord? (1988–1993), all with David Croft.

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Joan Collins

Dame Joan Henrietta Collins, (born 23 May 1933) is an English actress, author and columnist.

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Joby Talbot

Joby Talbot (born 25 August 1971) is a British composer.

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Joe Calzaghe

Joseph William Calzaghe, (born 23 March 1972) is a Welsh former professional boxer who competed from 1993 to 2008.

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Joe Cocker

John Robert "Joe" Cocker, OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer and musician.

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Joe Wright

Joseph "Joe" Wright (born 25 August 1972) is an English film director.

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John Audelay

John Audelay (or Awdelay; … – c. 1426) was an English priest and poet from Haughmond Abbey, in Shropshire; he is one of the few English poets of the period whose name is known to us.

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John Barry (composer)

John Barry Prendergast, (3 November 1933 – 30 January 2011) was an English composer and conductor of film music.

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John Betjeman

Sir John Betjeman (28 August 190619 May 1984) was an English poet, writer, and broadcaster who described himself in Who's Who as a "poet and hack".

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John Boorman

John Boorman, CBE (born 18 January 1933) is an English filmmaker who is best known for his feature films such as Point Blank, Hell in the Pacific, Deliverance, Zardoz, Excalibur, The Emerald Forest, Hope and Glory, The General, The Tailor of Panama and Queen and Country.

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John Boyd Dunlop

John Boyd Dunlop (5 February 1840 – 23 October 1921) was a Scottish inventor and veterinary surgeon who spent most of his career in Ireland.

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John Boyega

John Adedayo B. Adegboyega (born 17 March 1992), known professionally as John Boyega, is an English actor known for playing Finn in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens and its 2017 sequel Star Wars: The Last Jedi, respectively the seventh and eighth films of the Star Wars series.

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John Brown & Company

John Brown and Company of Clydebank was a British marine engineering and shipbuilding firm.

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John Callcott Horsley

John Callcott Horsley RA (29 January 1817 – 18 October 1903), was an English Academic painter of genre and historical scenes, illustrator, and designer of the first Christmas card.

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John Cleese

John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer.

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John Cockcroft

Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, (27 May 1897 – 18 September 1967) was a British physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1951 for splitting the atomic nucleus with Ernest Walton, and was instrumental in the development of nuclear power.

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John Constable

John Constable, (11 June 1776 – 31 March 1837) was an English landscape painter in the naturalistic tradition.

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John Constantine

John Constantine is a fictional antihero, appearing in comic books published by DC Comics and its alternative imprint Vertigo.

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John Dalton

John Dalton FRS (6 September 1766 – 27 July 1844) was an English chemist, physicist, and meteorologist.

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John Dee

John Dee (13 July 1527 – 1608 or 1609) was an English mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, occult philosopher, and advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. He devoted much of his life to the study of alchemy, divination, and Hermetic philosophy.

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John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry

John Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry (20 July 184431 January 1900) was a Scottish nobleman, remembered for his atheism, his outspoken views, his brutish manner, for lending his name to the "Queensberry Rules" that form the basis of modern boxing, and for his role in the downfall of author and playwright Oscar Wilde.

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John Everett Millais

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA (8 June 1829 – 13 August 1896) was an English painter and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

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John Franklin

Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin KCH FRGS (16 April 1786 – 11 June 1847) was an English Royal Navy officer and explorer of the Arctic.

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John Galliano

John Charles Galliano CBE, RDI (born November 28, 1960) is a Gibraltar-born British-Spanish fashion designer who was the head designer of French fashion companies Givenchy (July 1995 to October 1996), Christian Dior (October 1996 to March 2011), and his own label John Galliano (1988 to 2011).

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John Gielgud

Sir Arthur John Gielgud (14 April 1904 – 21 May 2000) was an English actor and theatre director whose career spanned eight decades.

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John Grierson

John Grierson CBE (26 April 1898 – 19 February 1972) was a pioneering Scottish documentary maker, often considered the father of British and Canadian documentary film.

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John Hampden

John Hampden (ca. 1595 – 1643) was an English politician who was one of the leading parliamentarians involved in challenging the authority of Charles I of England in the run-up to the English Civil War.

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John Harrison

John Harrison (– 24 March 1776) was a self-educated English carpenter and clockmaker who invented a marine chronometer, a long-sought-after device for solving the problem of calculating longitude while at sea.

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John Herschel

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet (7 March 1792 – 11 May 1871) was an English polymath, mathematician, astronomer, chemist, inventor, experimental photographer who invented the blueprint, and did botanical work.

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John Hurt

Sir John Vincent Hurt (22 January 1940 – 25 January 2017) was an English actor whose screen and stage career spanned more than 50 years.

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John Keats

John Keats (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821) was an English Romantic poet.

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John Kemp Starley

John Kemp Starley (1854Biography at Vestry House Museum, Walthamstow–1901) was an English inventor and industrialist who is widely considered the inventor of the modern bicycle, and also originator of the name Rover.

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John Leech (caricaturist)

John Leech (29 August 1817 – 29 October 1864 in London) was an English caricaturist and illustrator.

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John Lennon

John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.

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John Lewis Christmas advert

The John Lewis Christmas advert is a television advertising campaign released by British department store chain John Lewis in the build-up to Christmas.

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John Logie Baird

John Logie Baird FRSE (13 August 188814 June 1946) was a Scottish engineer, innovator, one of the inventors of the mechanical television, demonstrating the first working television system on 26 January 1926, and inventor of both the first publicly demonstrated colour television system, and the first purely electronic colour television picture tube.

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John Loudon McAdam

John Loudon McAdam (23 September 1756 – 26 November 1836) was a Scottish engineer and road-builder.

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John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes (5 June 1883 – 21 April 1946), was a British economist whose ideas fundamentally changed the theory and practice of macroeconomics and the economic policies of governments.

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John Mayne

John Mayne (1759–1836) was a Scottish printer, journalist and poet born in Dumfries, South West Scotland.

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John Milton

John Milton (9 December 16088 November 1674) was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under its Council of State and later under Oliver Cromwell.

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John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, PC, FRS (13 November 1718 – 30 April 1792) was a British statesman who succeeded his grandfather Edward Montagu, 3rd Earl of Sandwich as the Earl of Sandwich in 1729, at the age of ten.

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John Murphy (composer)

John Murphy (born 4 March 1965) is a British film composer.

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John Napier

John Napier of Merchiston (1550 – 4 April 1617); also signed as Neper, Nepair; nicknamed Marvellous Merchiston) was a Scottish landowner known as a mathematician, physicist, and astronomer. He was the 8th Laird of Merchiston. His Latinized name was Ioannes Neper. John Napier is best known as the discoverer of logarithms. He also invented the so-called "Napier's bones" and made common the use of the decimal point in arithmetic and mathematics. Napier's birthplace, Merchiston Tower in Edinburgh, is now part of the facilities of Edinburgh Napier University. Napier died from the effects of gout at home at Merchiston Castle and his remains were buried in the kirkyard of St Giles. Following the loss of the kirkyard there to build Parliament House, he was memorialised at St Cuthbert's at the west side of Edinburgh.

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John Newbery

John Newbery (9 July 1713 – 22 December 1767), called "The Father of Children's Literature", was an English publisher of books who first made children's literature a sustainable and profitable part of the literary market.

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John Osborne

John James Osborne (Fulham, London, 12 December 1929 – 24 December 1994) was an English playwright, screenwriter and actor, known for his excoriating prose and intense critical stance towards established social and political norms.

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John Playford

John Playford (1623–1686/7) was a London bookseller, publisher, minor composer, and member of the Stationers' Company, who published books on music theory, instruction books for several instruments, and psalters with tunes for singing in churches.

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John Powell (film composer)

John Powell (born 18 September 1963) is an English composer, best known for his scores to motion pictures.

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John Randall (physicist)

Sir John Turton Randall, (23 March 1905 – 16 June 1984) was a British physicist and biophysicist, credited with radical improvement of the cavity magnetron, an essential component of centimetric wavelength radar, which was one of the keys to the Allied victory in the Second World War.

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John Ridgway (comics)

John Ridgway (born 4 May 1940Comics Buyer's Guide #1485; 3 May 2002; Page 29) is a British comics artist.

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John Rutter

John Milford Rutter (born 24 September 1945) is an English composer, conductor, editor, arranger and record producer, mainly of choral music.

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John Shepherd-Barron

John Adrian Shepherd-Barron, OBE (23 June 1925 – 15 May 2010) was a British inventor, who led the team that installed the first cash machine, sometimes referred to as the automated teller machine or ATM.

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John Smeaton

John Smeaton (8 June 1724 – 28 October 1792) was a British civil engineer responsible for the design of bridges, canals, harbours and lighthouses.

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John Smith (explorer)

John Smith (bapt. 6 January 1580 – 21 June 1631) was an English soldier, explorer, colonial governor, Admiral of New England, and author.

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John Stears

John Stears (25 August 1934 – 28 June 1999) was a British two-time Academy Award-winning special effects expert.

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John Stewart Bell

John Stewart Bell FRS (28 June 1928 – 1 October 1990) was a Northern Irish physicist, and the originator of Bell's theorem, an important theorem in quantum physics regarding hidden variable theories.

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John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill, also known as J.S. Mill, (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873) was a British philosopher, political economist, and civil servant.

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John Sullivan (writer)

John Richard Thomas Sullivan OBE (23 December 1946 – 22 April 2011) was an English television scriptwriter responsible for several British sitcoms, including Only Fools and Horses, Citizen Smith and Just Good Friends.

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John Surtees

John Surtees, (11 February 1934 – 10 March 2017) was an English Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver.

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John Taverner

John Taverner (c. 1490 – 18 October 1545) was an English composer and organist, regarded as one of the most important English composers of his era.

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John Tenniel

Sir John Tenniel (28 February 1820 – 25 February 1914)Johnson, Lewis (2003).

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John Venn

John Venn, FRS, FSA, (4 August 1834 – 4 April 1923) was an English logician and philosopher noted for introducing the Venn diagram, used in the fields of set theory, probability, logic, statistics, and computer science.

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John Walter (publisher)

John Walter (1738/39 – 17 November 1812) was the founder of The Times newspaper.

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John Weaver (dancer)

John Weaver (21 July 1673 – 24 September 1760) was an English dancer, dancing master and choreographer, and producer of a number of works on dancing.

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John William Polidori

John William Polidori (7 September 1795 – 24 August 1821) was an English writer and physician.

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John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh

John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, (12 November 1842 – 30 June 1919) was a physicist who, with William Ramsay, discovered argon, an achievement for which he earned the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1904.

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Johnny English

Johnny English is a 2003 British spy comedy film parodying the James Bond secret agent genre, infused with comedy similar to Rowan Atkinson's Mr. Bean character.

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Johnson

Johnson is a surname of Danish, English, Scottish and Swedish origin.

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Jolly Roger

Jolly Roger is the traditional English name for the flags flown to identify a pirate ship about to attack, during the early 18th century (the later part of the Golden Age of Piracy).

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Jonathan Miller

Sir Jonathan Wolfe Miller, CBE (born 21 July 1934) is an English theatre and opera director, actor, author, television presenter, humourist, and medical doctor.

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Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

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Jones (surname)

Jones is a surname of English and Welsh origins, meaning "John's son".

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Jonny Wilkinson

Jonathan Peter Wilkinson, CBE (born 25 May 1979) is an English former rugby union player who represented England and the British and Irish Lions.

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Jony Ive

Sir Jonathan Paul Ive, KBE, HonFREng, RDI (born 27 February 1967) is an English industrial designer who is currently the chief design officer (CDO) of Apple and chancellor of the Royal College of Art in London.

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Joseph Aspdin

Joseph Aspdin (December 1778 – 20 March 1855) was an English cement manufacturer who obtained the patent for Portland cement on 21 October 1824.

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Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language.

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Joseph Fiennes

Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (born 27 May 1970) is an English film and stage actor.

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Joseph Grimaldi

Joseph Grimaldi (18 December 1778 – 31 May 1837) was an English actor, comedian and dancer, who became the most popular English entertainer of the Regency era.

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Joseph Lister

Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, (5 April 182710 February 1912), known between 1883 and 1897 as Sir Joseph Lister, Bt., was a British surgeon and a pioneer of antiseptic surgery.

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Joseph Merrick

Joseph Carey Merrick (5 August 1862 – 11 April 1890), often incorrectly called John Merrick, was an English man with very severe face and body deformities who was first exhibited at a freak show as the "Elephant Man", and then went to live at the London Hospital after he met Dr. Frederick Treves, subsequently becoming well known in London society.

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Joseph Paxton

Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener, architect and Member of Parliament, best known for designing the Crystal Palace, and for cultivating the Cavendish banana, the most consumed banana in the Western world.

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Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley FRS (– 6 February 1804) was an 18th-century English Separatist theologian, natural philosopher, chemist, innovative grammarian, multi-subject educator, and liberal political theorist who published over 150 works.

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Joseph Swan

Sir Joseph Wilson Swan FRS (31 October 1828 – 27 May 1914) was an English physicist, chemist, and inventor.

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Joshua Reynolds

Sir Joshua Reynolds (16 July 1723 – 23 February 1792) was an English painter, specialising in portraits.

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Josiah Wedgwood

Josiah Wedgwood (12 July 1730 – 3 January 1795) was an English potter and entrepreneur.

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Joy to the World

"Joy to the World" is a popular Christmas carol with words by Isaac Watts.

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Juan Antonio Samaranch, 1st Marquess of Samaranch

Juan Antonio Samaranch y Torelló, 1st Marquess of Samaranch (17 July 1920 – 21 April 2010) was a Spanish sports administrator and minister of sports under the Franco regime (1973–1977) who served as the seventh President of the IOC (IOC) from 1980 to 2001.

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Judaism

Judaism (originally from Hebrew, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is the religion of the Jewish people.

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Judas Priest

Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in West Bromwich in 1969.

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Jude Law

David Jude Heyworth Law (born 29 December 1972) is an English actor.

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Judi Dench

Dame Judith Olivia Dench, (born 9 December 1934) is an English actress.

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Juggling

Juggling is a physical skill, performed by a juggler, involving the manipulation of objects for recreation, entertainment, art or sport.

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Julian Fellowes

Julian Alexander Kitchener-Fellowes, Baron Fellowes of West Stafford, DL (born 17 August 1949) is an English actor, novelist, film director and screenwriter, and a Conservative peer of the House of Lords.

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Julian Huxley

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley FRS (22 June 1887 – 14 February 1975) was a British evolutionary biologist, eugenicist, and internationalist.

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Julie Andrews

Dame Julia Elizabeth Andrews, (born 1 October 1935) is an English actress, singer, and author.

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Julie Christie

Julie Frances Christie (born 14 April 1940) is a British actress.

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Julie Walters

Dame Julia Mary Walters, (born 22 February 1950) is an English actress and writer.

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Jumpers for Goalposts: Live at Wembley Stadium

Jumpers for Goalposts: Live at Wembley Stadium is a home video by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, released on Blu-ray on 13 November 2015.

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Jurassic

The Jurassic (from Jura Mountains) was a geologic period and system that spanned 56 million years from the end of the Triassic Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the Cretaceous Period Mya.

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Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast is a World Heritage Site on the English Channel coast of southern England.

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Jury duty

Jury duty or Jury service is service as a juror in a legal proceeding.

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Just a Minute

Just a Minute is a BBC Radio 4 radio comedy and television panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons.

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Karl Jenkins

Sir Karl William Pamp Jenkins, CBE (born 17 February 1944) is a Welsh musician and composer.

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Kate Beckinsale

Kathrin Romary Beckinsale (born 26 July 1973) is an English actress.

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Kate Bush

Catherine "Kate" Bush (born 30 July 1958) is an English singer-songwriter, musician, dancer and record producer.

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Kate Greenaway

Catherine Greenaway (17 March 18466 November 1901) was a Victorian artist and writer, known for her children's book illustrations.

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Kate Moss

Katherine Ann Moss (born 16 January 1974) is an English model and businesswoman.

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Kate Winslet

Kate Elizabeth Winslet, (born 5 October 1975) is an English actress.

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Kazuo Ishiguro

Sir Kazuo Ishiguro (born 8 November 1954) is a Nobel Prize-winning British novelist, screenwriter, and short-story writer.

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Kedleston Hall

Kedleston Hall is an English country house in Kedleston, Derbyshire, approximately four miles north-west of Derby, and is the seat of the Curzon family whose name originates in Notre-Dame-de-Courson in Normandy.

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Keep Calm and Carry On

Keep Calm and Carry On was a motivational poster produced by the British government in 1939 in preparation for World War II.

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Keira Knightley

Keira Christina Knightley, OBE (born 26 March 1985) is an English actress.

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Kelly Smith

Kelly Smith, MBE (born 29 October 1978, in Watford) is a retired English football forward who spent three spells with FA WSL club Arsenal Ladies.

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Kelvin

The Kelvin scale is an absolute thermodynamic temperature scale using as its null point absolute zero, the temperature at which all thermal motion ceases in the classical description of thermodynamics.

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Ken Loach

Kenneth Charles Loach (born 17 June 1936) is an English director of television and independent film.

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Ken Russell

Henry Kenneth Alfred "Ken" Russell (3 July 1927 – 27 November 2011) was an English film director, known for his pioneering work in television and film and for his flamboyant and controversial style.

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Kenneth Branagh

Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh (born 10 December 1959) is a British actor, director, producer, and screenwriter from Belfast in Northern Ireland.

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Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame (8 March 1859 – 6 July 1932) was a Scottish writer, most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), one of the classics of children's literature.

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Kenneth J. Alford

Frederick Joseph Ricketts (21 February 1881 – 15 May 1945) was an English composer of marches for band.

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Kenny Dalglish

Sir Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish MBE (born 4 March 1951) is a Scottish former football player and manager.