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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.
Lieutenant-General Alexander George Fraser, 17th Lord Saltoun KStG KMT (22 April 1785 – 18 August 1853), was a Scottish representative peer and a British Army general who fought in the Napoleonic Wars and the First Opium War.
Alfred the Great (Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel" or "wise elf"; 849 – 26 October 899) was King of Wessex from 871 to 899.
Aylesbeare is a village and civil parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England, east of Exeter.
The Battle of Balaclava, fought on 25 October 1854 during the Crimean War, was part of Siege of Sevastopol (1854–1855) to capture the port and fortress of Sevastopol, Russia's principal naval base on the Black Sea.
Berrynarbor is a village and civil parish in the North Devon district of Devon, England.
Bicton House, or Bickton House, is a late 18th- or early 19th-century country house, which stands on the campus of Bicton College, Bicton, near Exmouth, East Devon.
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.
Brixham is a small fishing town and civil parish in the district of Torbay in the county of Devon, in the south-west of England.
Buckingham Palace is the London residence and administrative headquarters of the monarch of the United Kingdom.
Burlington House is a building on Piccadilly in Mayfair, London.
The Charge of the Light Brigade was a charge of British light cavalry led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854 in the Crimean War.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
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.
Crediton is a town and civil parish in the Mid Devon district of Devon in England.
Deer hunting is survival hunting or sport hunting for deer, which dates back tens of thousands of years.
The Devon and Exeter Institution is a subscription library in the City of Exeter, Devon, founded in 1813 for "The general diffusion of science, literature and the arts".
Edward Hodges Baily (18 March 1788 in Bristol22 May 1867 in London; sometimes misspelled Bailey) was an English sculptor who was born in Downend in Bristol.
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon, England, with a population of 129,800 (mid-2016 EST).
Exeter College of Art and Design was an art college based in Exeter, Devon.
Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford (13 May 1788 – 14 May 1861), styled Marquess of Tavistock from 1802 to 1839, was a British peer and Whig politician.
Fraserburgh (The Broch or Faithlie; A' Bhruaich) is a Parish town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland with a population recorded in the 2011 Census at 13,100.
Gittisham is a village and civil parish in Devon near Honiton.
The domestic goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) is a subspecies of goat domesticated from the wild goat of southwest Asia and Eastern Europe.
The Governor of Hong Kong was the representative in Hong Kong of the British Crown from 1843 to 1997.
Great Torrington (often abbreviated to Torrington, though the villages of Little Torrington and Black Torrington are situated in the same region) is a small market town in the north of Devon, England.
Hatherleigh is a small market town in west Devon, England.
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, (20 October 1784 – 18 October 1865) was a British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister in the mid-19th century.
Henry Phillpotts (6 May 177818 September 1869), often called "Henry of Exeter", was the Anglican Bishop of Exeter from 1830 to 1869.
Honiton is a market town and civil parish in East Devon, situated close to the River Otter, north east of Exeter in the county of Devon.
Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue KG, PC (13 February 1783 – 14 September 1861), styled Viscount Ebrington from 1789 to 1841, was a British Whig politician.
Hughenden Manor is a red brick Victorian mansion, located near High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England.
James the Less is a figure of Early Christianity.
Sir John Bowring, KCB (Chinese translated name: 寶寧, 寶靈 (for Putonghua speakers) or 包令 (for Cantonese)) (Thai: พระยาสยามมานุกูลกิจ สยามมิตรมหายศ) (17 October 1792 – 23 November 1872) was an English political economist, traveller, writer, literary translator, polyglot, and the fourth Governor of Hong Kong.
Sir John Cordy Burrows (1813–1876) was a British surgeon and local politician.
John Gendall (c. 1790 – 1 March 1865) was a British painter known particularly for his landscapes of Devon.
John Rolle, 1st Baron Rolle (1750 – 3 April 1842) was a British peer who served as a Member of Parliament in general support of William Pitt the Younger and was later an active member of the House of Lords.
John Yarde-Buller, 1st Baron Churston (12 April 1799 – 4 September 1871) was a British, Conservative politician.
Prebendary Joseph Lloyd Brereton, (19 October 1822 – 15 August 1901), was a British clergyman, educational reformer and writer, who founded inexpensive schools for the education of the middle classes.
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.
Sir Joshua Reynolds (16 July 1723 – 23 February 1792) was an English painter, specialising in portraits.
Kenton is an area in northwest London, England, partly in the London Borough of Harrow and partly in the London Borough of Brent.
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (15 April 14522 May 1519), more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath of the Renaissance, whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.
Lowther Castle is a country house in the historic county of Westmorland, which now forms part of the modern county of Cumbria, England.
Lowther is a civil parish in Eden District, Cumbria.
Lupton is an historic manor in the parish of Brixham, Devon.
Moretonhampstead (anciently Moreton Hampstead) is a market town, parish and former manor in Devon, situated on the north-eastern edge of Dartmoor, within the Dartmoor National Park.
The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Northernhay Gardens are located in Exeter, Devon, England, on the northern side of Rougemont Castle.
The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The parable of the Good Samaritan is a parable told by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke It is about a traveler who is stripped of clothing, beaten, and left half dead alongside the road.
Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.
Powderham Castle is a fortified manor house situated within the parish and former manor of Powderham, within the former hundred of Exminster, Devon, about south of the city of Exeter and mile (0.4 km) north-east of the village of Kenton, where the main public entrance gates are located.
Rougemont Castle, also known as Exeter Castle, is the historic castle of the city of Exeter, Devon, England.
The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London.
Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) is a museum and art gallery in Exeter, Devon, the largest in the city.
Sandford is a village and civil parish in the District of Mid Devon within Devon, England.
Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Baronet (29 March 1787 – 22 July 1871) was a British politician and baronet.
Tavistock is an ancient stannary and market town within West Devon, England.
Tawstock is a village, civil parish and former manor in North Devon in the English county of Devon, England.
The Art Journal, published in London, was the most important Victorian magazine on art.
The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations or The Great Exhibition, sometimes referred to as the Crystal Palace Exhibition in reference to the temporary structure in which it was held, was an international exhibition that took place in Hyde Park, London, from 1 May to 15 October 1851.
West Buckland School is an English independent school located on the outskirts of the village of West Buckland on the edge of Exmoor, 10 miles (12.9 km) east of Barnstaple, Devon.
William Reginald Courtenay, 11th Earl of Devon PC (14 April 1807 – 18 November 1888), styled Lord Courtenay between 1835 and 1859, was a British politician who served as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 1866 to 1867 and as President of the Poor Law Board from 1867 to 1868.
William Lowther, 2nd Earl of Lonsdale PC, FRS (21 July 1787 – 4 March 1872), styled Viscount Lowther between 1807 and 1844, was a British Tory politician.
Lieutenant-Colonel William Morris, CB (18 December 1820 – 11 July 1858),Sir R. White-Thomson,, 1903 was a British soldier who rode in the Charge of the Light Brigade.
William I (c. 1028Bates William the Conqueror p. 33 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.
Sir William Webb Follett (2 December 1796 – 28 June 1845), was an English lawyer and politician who served as MP for Exeter (1835-1845).
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.