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England (formerly the Kingdom of England up to its merger with Scotland in 1707, which created the Kingdom of Great Britain) is the largest and most densely populated of the nations that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
England comprises most of the southern half of the island of Great Britain, bordered to the north by Scotland and to the west by Wales.
According to the 2001 census the population of England was 49,138,831.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/en/England.html   (324 words)

 Kingdom of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The present monarch of the United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth II, is the modern successor to the Kings and Queens of England.
During the reign of Mary I of England, eldest daughter of Henry VIII, Calais was captured by Francis, Duke of Guise on January 7, 1558.
The exiled claimant Charles II of England was recalled to the throne in 1660 in the English Restoration.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kingdom_of_England   (1537 words)

 England Travel Guide | England Travel Information Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
England’s heritage, and therefore its appeal as a destination, is many-faceted and deeply rooted, ranging from the literary genius of Shakespeare to ‘everyday’ pageantry in the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace.
England is a country of patchwork landscapes: from the rugged coastlines and golden beaches of Devon and Cornwall, to the craggy mountains of the Peak District, the ancient forests riddled with folklore, to the picturesque Lake District, to great cities and to centuries-old villages.
England today is welcoming, friendly, fascinating and fun, where pomp and circumstance balance the often bizarre idiosyncrasies of its people, and a sense of humour is the passport to certain acceptance.
www.worldtravelguide.net /country/82/country_guide/Europe/England.html   (330 words)

 England (United Kingdom)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The official proportions for the national flag of England is 3:5, with the cross being 1/5 of the height of the flag wide.
An example of the use of the St. George's cross flag: the proper flag to be flown in the diocese of Rochester is the flag of St George with, in the canton, a shield of the arms: Argent on a saltire gules an escallop or."
Since you have red in both the field of the arms of England and the Scottish lion rampant, the claws of the three English lions passant gardant and of the Scottish lion are all blue.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/gb-eng.html   (3384 words)

 England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
England was formed as a country during the 10th century and takes its name from the Angles — one of a number of Germanic tribes who settled in the territory during the 5th and 6th centuries.
England is home to some of the finest medieval castles and forts in the world (see Castles in England), including Warwick Castle, the Tower of London and Windsor Castle (the largest inhabited castle in the world and, dating back to the time of William the Conqueror, it is the oldest in continuous occupation).
England, during the nineteenth century, was the location of the codification of a number of modern sports, including association and rugby football (both the union and league codes in rugby football), cricket, tennis and badminton.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/England   (7045 words)

 New England Online
New England is best known to many as being one of the most environmentally conscious nations on earth, with a reputation for cleanliness and the friendliness of it's people.
The peaceful intervention of New Zealand in 2010 led to the end of hostilities and formal independence was granted to New England in 2011 under the auspices of the Treaty of Wellington.
The main branches consist of the Royal New England Air Force, the New England Army, the Royal New England Marines and the Royal New England Navy.
www.newenglandonline.info   (796 words)

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (usually shortened to the United Kingdom, U.K. or the UK) is a country situated in the British Isles off the north-western coast of continental Europe, and surrounded by the North Sea, the English Channel, the Celtic Sea, the Irish Sea, and the Atlantic Ocean.
The United Kingdom, often (inaccurately) referred to simply as 'Britain', is a constitutional monarchy and a unitary state, composed by the political union of four constituent parts: the three constituent countries of England, Scotland, and Wales on the island of Great Britain, and the province of Northern Ireland on the island of Ireland.
Also sometimes associated with the United Kingdom, though not constitutionally part of the United Kingdom itself, are the Crown dependencies (the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey, and the Isle of Man) as self-governing possessions of the Crown, and a number of overseas territories under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
www.speedace.info /united_kingdom_england_scotland_wales_northern_ireland.htm   (4133 words)

 Kingdom of England information - Search.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Kingdom of England was a state located in western Europe, in the southern part of the island of Great Britain, consisting of the modern day home nations of Wales and England.
The capital of the Kingdom was Winchester, in Hampshire, until the Norman Conquest of 1066.
The Kings of Wessex became increasingly dominant over the other kingdoms of England during the 8th century, a process that would continue during the 9th century.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com.cob-web.org:8888 /reference/Kingdom_of_England   (1561 words)

 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The United Kingdom hopes to increase the share of electricity generated by renewables from 3% in 2001 to 10% by 2010.
However, renewable energy consumption in the United Kingdom is expected to grow to 0.4 quadrillion Btu, compared to the 1999 level of 0.1.
The United Kingdom's recent agreement to the Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution is just one example of the level of cooperation that will be needed to address international environmental concerns in the 21st century.
www.eia.doe.gov /emeu/cabs/ukenv.html   (2105 words)

 Bank of England, United Kingdom
The "Old Lady of Threadneedle Street" is the national bank of the United Kingdom - guardian of the national currency, adviser to the government in financial matters and responsible for the amount of money in circulation, withdrawing old banknotes from circulation and issuing new ones.
The Bank of England was incorporated by royal charter in 1694 as a private company in order to finance the war against Louis XIV of France, and was brought under government control only in 1946.
The Duke of Wellington statue in front of the Bank of England in London.
www.planetware.com /london/bank-of-england-gb-l-be.htm   (277 words)

 Amazon.fr : The Feudal Kingdom of England, 1042-1216: Livres en anglais: Frank Barlow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Amazon.fr : The Feudal Kingdom of England, 1042-1216: Livres en anglais: Frank Barlow
At the beginning of the period he shows us an England that is still, politically and culturally, on the fringe of the classical world.
At the beginning of the period, he shows us an England that is still, politically and culturally, on the fringe of the classical world, its formal aspects recognisably Roman in inspiration, though inhabited by English and viking 'barbarians'.
www.amazon.fr /Feudal-Kingdom-England-1042-1216/dp/0582381177   (639 words)

 Flag of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The legend of Saint George slaying the dragon dates from the 12th century and Saint George became the patron saint of England in the 13th century.
When the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland were united in a personal union under James VI/I, the Cross of Saint George was combined with the Cross of St. Andrew (representing Scotland) to form the original Union Flag (or "Union Jack").
This flag later became the national flag of the Kingdom of Great Britain, and was combined with the flag of St. Patrick (representing Ireland) in 1801, producing the current Union Flag of the United Kingdom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_England   (429 words)

 List of the monarchs of the Kingdom of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Monarch of England was the head of state of the Kingdom of England, which was unified as a state in a series of stages between the reigns of Alfred the Great of Wessex and his grandson Athelstan, from 878 to 927.
The title King (or Queen) of England ceased to exist in 1707 when the Kingdom of England was merged with the Kingdom of Scotland to create the Kingdom of Great Britain.
England and Scotland entered into legislative and governmental union under the Acts of Union 1707, though retained separate legal systems and other trappings of statehood.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/King_of_England   (1055 words)

 Planet Charters adventure vacations in England, United Kingdom.
Located in Western Europe, the United Kingdom are islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, and northwest of France.
London, famed for captivating history and pageantry, world-class restaurants and theatre and high culture is a fantastic starting point to easy access all of the regions of England.
England’s North Country lets you explore medieval castles surrounded by scenic lakes and mountains, striking coastlines and magnificent National Parks, add to this, the medieval city of York, spirited Blackpool and Manchester, world renowned for its football.
www.planetcharters.com /adventures/united-kingdom.r-england.html   (443 words)

 WorldLII - Categories - Countries - United Kingdom - By Jurisdiction - England & Wales
Court of Appeal of England and Wales Decisions
An organisation covering England and Wales dedicated to protecting people’s health by providing an integrated approach to health protection and reducing the impact of infectious diseases, poisons, chemicals, biological, and radiation hazards
The ICLR provides Daily Law Notes which is a 24 hour free online service of summaries and updates of decisions from the High Court at the Royal Courts of Justice, the House of Lords, the Privy Council, the European Court of Justice, and the Employment Appeals Tribunal.
www.worldlii.org /catalog/3123.html   (468 words)

 United Kingdom: England
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Note: the UK does not include a question on religion in its census.
United Kingdom pounds (£): click for Currency Converter.
www.englishforum.com /00/schools/uk/england.html   (253 words)

 Regional, Countries, United Kingdom, England,
Arnold-Link is dedicated to creating an on-line community made up of sites which are related in some way to the town of Arnold, in Nottingham.
This is the place for anything England-related, including England travel information, England photos, or music, art, and stories from England.
A ring for websites that are connected in some way with Coventry in the United Kingdom.
dir.webring.com /rw?d=Regional/Countries/United_Kingdom/England   (878 words)

 Isambard Kingdom Brunel - Great Buildings Online
Clifton Suspension Bridge, at Bristol, England, 1836 to 1864.
Paddington Station, at London, England, UK, 1852 to 1854.
The son of an engineer (Marc Isambard Brunel), Isambard Kingdom Brunel was born in Portsmouth, England in 1806.
www.greatbuildings.com /architects/Isambard_Kingdom_Brunel.html   (318 words)

 Home Page : Enjoy England
Win two nights of luxury at Bovey Castle.
Read about the making of our TV advert.
Book from the largest range of quality-assured accommodation in England
www.enjoyengland.com   (78 words)

 Woolavington England United Kingdom - Travel Specials & Packages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
We call this after our previous property for which IBBP was the largest - by far - source of American visitors.
All guests without exception were great fun to look after and a pleasure to help enjoy their vacation in Somerset England.
Pay for two nights and get the third free (inclusive of full English breakfast and complimentary afternoon tea on each day).
www.ibbp.com /wspecials/unitedkingdom/england/woolavington.html   (165 words)

 London England United Kingdom Vacations Houses - House
London England United Kingdom Vacations Houses - House
Location: London, England, United Kingdom, Europe (On the Western side of Central London)
At the time of booking the most efficient/convenient way will be sought.
www.vrbo.com /29148   (683 words)

 London England United Kingdom - Travel Specials & Packages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Travel Specials and Packages in London England United Kingdom
London, Greater London, England SW5 9ST, United Kingdom
International Bed and Breakfast Pages is fully owned by T.M.Works LLC.
www.ibbp.com /wspecials/unitedkingdom/england/london.html   (132 words)

 London England United Kingdom Accommodations Hotels - Flat
Kitchen - London, England, UK - United Kingdom Holiday Accommodations - Better than a Hotel!
This cozy, Mayfair flat is located on Grosvenor Street, between Davies Street and Grosvenor Square, in a security building with a lift.
Bedroom - London, England, UK - United Kingdom Holiday Accommodations - Better than a Hotel!
www.vrbo.com /7483   (603 words)

 GayLawNet - Attorneys - United Kingdom - England
GayLawNet - Attorneys - United Kingdom - England
If you are a lesbigay or lesbigay-friendly lawyer practising law in any jurisdiction in the United Kingdom or in another country and would like to be listed on GayLawNet™
The Fife Friend may be able to refer you to a lawyer
www.gaylawnet.com /attorneys/uk_sc.html   (378 words)

 Birmingham forum: Hilton Metropole Birmingham United Kingdom - TripAdvisor
Home > Europe > United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham > Birmingham forum
We are staying at this hotel in January for a trade fair exhibition.
Rooms and service are OK but the hotel could do with a bit of a facelift, an some natural light in the common areas.
www.tripadvisor.com /ShowTopic-g186402-i386-k825605-Hilton_Metropole_Birmingham_United_Kingdom-Birmingham_West_Midlands_England.html   (357 words)

 A Travel and Tourist Guide with Pictures of England United Kingdom
Edinburgh the Scotland Capital with its Castle and Royal Mile.
Pictures from the far South West of England.
Not forgetting nature and wildlife pictures, the cute puffins of Farne.
www.beautiful-england.com   (133 words)

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