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  Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor) (born 21 April 1926) is the queen of 16 independent sovereign states known as the Commonwealth Realms.
Elizabeth is currently the second-longest-serving head of state in the world after King Bhumibol of Thailand (fourth if one includes the rulers of the subnational entity Ras Al Khaimah and of the Government of Tibet in Exile), and the fifth-longest serving British or English monarch.
Elizabeth II wearing the Imperial State Crown and fur cape and holding the Sceptre with the Cross and the Orb at her Coronation (2 June 1953).
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 United Kingdom
The United Kingdom was formed by Acts of Union which united the Kingdom of England (which included Wales as a principality) with the Kingdom of Scotland and later the Kingdom of Ireland as a single state under the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
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.
The 40,900-member Royal Navy is in charge of the United Kingdom's independent strategic nuclear arm, which consists of four Trident missile submarines, while the Royal Marines provide commando units for amphibious assault and for specialist reinforcement forces in and beyond the NATO area.
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 Wikinfo | Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor) (born April 21, 1926) is the Queen regnant and head of state of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and 16 Commonwealth Realms.
Though the Royal House is named Windsor, it was decreed that the descendants of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip should have the personal surname Mountbatten-Windsor.
Despite a succession of controversies about the rest of the royal family, particularly throughout the 1980s and 1990s (including wide reportage of Prince Philip's propensity for verbal gaffes, and the marital difficulties of her children), Queen Elizabeth remains a remarkably uncontroversial and widely respected figure.
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 List of Titles and Honours of Elizabeth II of the United... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Royal Styles
Sovereigns themselves cannot give themselves titles at will; the assent of their subjects does not suffice; that of the other Powers is necessary; and each Crown, free to acknowledge or reject a new title, can also adopt it with the changes and conditions it finds suitable." (see the original text).
By proclamation of April 28, 1876, the title of Empress of India was added, and by proclamation of 1901 the style was changed to by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British dominions beyond the Seas king, defender of the faith, Emperor of India.
hereditary title of the Habsburgs, from the marriage of Juaña with archduke Philip of Austria in 1496
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 United Kingdom
The UK was formed by a series of Acts of Union which united the Kingdom of England (which included Wales as a principality) with those of, first, Scotland and then Ireland under a single government in London.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with executive power exercised by a government headed by the Prime Minister and the other Ministers of State who form the Cabinet.
The anchor representing the Royal Navy, the crossed swords the Army, and the Eagle the Royal Air Force The armed forces of the United Kingdom are known as the British Armed Forces or Her Majesty's Armed Forces, officially the Armed Forces of the Crown.
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 Royal Genealogies - Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Lady Diana Spencer
Her royal birth was witnessed by a member of Parliament (a practice that was eliminated after the birth of her sister, Margaret).
She was the last Royal born in England that required a Parliamentary witness for the Royal birth; the practice ended when her father decreed that there was no longer need for such anachronistic nonsense.
His title: Baron of Greenwich, Earl of Merioneth and Duke of Edinburgh; Granted the style and titular dignity of a Prince of the United Kingdom on 22 Feb 1957.
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 Victoria of the United Kingdom
As well as being queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, she was also the first monarch to use the title Empress of India.
At the time, it was customary for appointments to the Royal Household to be based on the patronage system (that is, for the Prime Minister to appoint members of the Royal Household on the basis of their party loyalties).
As of 2004, the European monarchs and former monarchs descended from Victoria are: the Queen of the United Kingdom, the King of Norway, the King of Sweden, the Queen of Denmark, the King of Spain, the King of the Hellenes (deposed) and the King of Romania (deposed).
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 What is United Kingdom? : Abaara fun facts and uncommon knowledge - United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The UK was formed by a series of Acts of Union which united the countries or territories of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland under a single government in London.
The United Kingdom is described as being traditionally a centralised, or unitary, state, with Parliament at Westminster holding responsibility for most of the UK's political power.
The United Kingdom, a leading trading power and financial centre, has an essentially capitalist economy, one of the largest of Western Europe.
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 Amazon.com: Queen and Country: The Fifty-Year Reign of Elizabeth II: Books: William Shawcross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Elizabeth has struck many observers as a lonely, aloof soul, struggling valiantly to hold a difficult family together while assuring her nation that the constitutional monarchy remains relevant in the modern world.
Celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee, this lavishly illustrated biography attempts to portray the monarch in both her personal and public capacities.
The Elizabeth II he describes is unflappable and devoted to her duties as queen.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0743226763?v=glance   (2005 words)

 Hawaiian Flag : Flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
United Kingdom -     Directory Home Encylopedia Directory eShowcase Sitemap Privacy Contact Us Top: Reference: Flags: Regional: United Kingdom See Also: Regional: Europe: United Kingdom Flag of the United Kingdom - Thumbnail, small and large GIF images of the national flag.
This Flag of the United Kingdom is made from high quality 100% SolarMax Nylon by Dupont which is specially created for long-term outdoor use and dyed in brilliant colors with ultra strong heading and grommets.
(See List of Royal Titles of Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom) Upon the advice of the nations' prime ministers, the Queen appoints a Governor-General to represent her as the de facto Head of State during her absence.
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 Flags of the Royal Family, United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A royal standard with the bordure ermine should be interpreted as the Royal standard with a bordure white, with 10 ermine spots and is used by other members of the royal family who don't have their own flag.
During the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901), the standard of the Prince of Wales was the current royal standard with the white label with three pendants, with a heart-shaped shield like that of Saxony bearing a green rue crown on 10 stripes yellow and fl.
Before Princess Elizabeth became Queen she used a flag which impaled her Arms (Royal Arms with a white label with red crosses on the outer points and a red rose on the centre point) with her husband's (the Duke of Edinburgh).
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 Queen Elizabeth II (
Elizabeth II, born April 21, 1926, is the eldest daughter of George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
She approves of the transformation from Empire to Commonwealth, describing the change as a "beneficial and civilized metamorphosis." The indivisibility of the crown was formally abandoned by statute in 1953, and "Head of the Commonwealth" was added to the long list of royal titles which she possesses.
Elizabeth's travels have won the adulation of her subjects; she is greeted with honest enthusiasm and warm regard with each visit abroad.
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 United Kingdom: Crowns on Flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Because the Queens Victoria and Elizabeth II both had similar style crowns and all Kings between them shared a different design the two designs are sometimes called the Queen's Crown and the King's Crown, but this is a misnomer.
As a result the descriptions of the badges of the Royal Canadian Artillery, Royal Canadian Dragoons, and Royal Canadian Regiment were changed from " The Imperial Cypher VRI surmounted by the Imperial Crown ", to " The Royal Cypher ensigned by the Imperial Crown ".
Elizabeth II apparently followed through on this gesture by abolishing the Imperial Crown in iconography since it had become associated with an obsolete title.
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 A United Kingdom and Ireland Trip
Elizabeth wanted the Celtic clan chiefs to swear allegiance to her, but discovered they were communicating with other kings.
In World War II De Valera really got tough with them because of the evidence that the IRA was involved with the German Nazis.
The contract listed everything belonging to the family and identified who got what, such as the querm pestle went to the wife and the querm mortar to the husband.
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 Scotland Royalty - Scottish Genealogy of the Kings & Queens Royal Family Trees
This family line is the most ancient in Scotland's royal history, all of the successive Kings and Queens of Scotland are descended from this family root.
The Royal Descendants of King Malcolm often were embittered with each other over the succession of the Scottish Crown, this resulted in a feud between Robert The Bruce "The Competitor" and John Bailiol whom Sir William Wallace died supporting as the rightful heir to the throne.
The Kingdom of Jerusalem was created in 1098 when the first crusaders captured the city and elected Godfrei Duke of Loraine the King of Jerusalem (23rd Great Grandfather).
www.scotlandroyalty.org   (2030 words)

 WWW Virtual Library: Museums around the UK
Royal Armouries, with museums in: Leeds, West Yorkshire; Fort Nelson, Fareham, Hampshire; the Tower of London; and Louisville, Kentuky (USA).
A distributed collection, mainly in royal palaces, formed by the Royal family, including Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire (Salisbury) Museum, Salisbury, Wiltshire.
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 GenMarket.com: Your Genealogy Supermarket : UK
This database is drawn from issues of the newspaper printed between January and June of 1930 that sought to illuminate railway officers and industry leaders—those employed by both railway companies and ancillary companies between 1890 and 1930.
Lists of Easter dates, saints' days, popes, rulers of England and the Roman calendar are also given.
The list is alphabetical by surname and it provides a little bit of biographical information for each knight.
www.genmarket.com /UK   (2149 words)

 Queen Elizabeth II (1926- )
H.M. Elizabeth II, By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, Head of the Commonwealth
Royal Colonel, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (Royal Family, Canadian Heritage)
www.regiments.org /biography/royals/1926eliz.htm   (1052 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Black Adder: The Complete Collector's Set [1983] (REGION 1) (NTSC): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first series was set in the pre-Tudor royal family, projecting that Richard III won at Bosworth Field, and Richard IV succeeded him, until after many adventures, the entire royal family was done in, and Henry Tudor reworte history thereafter.
Here he variously becomes the royal executioner, a sea-faring discoverer, a bankrupt noble, and finally a traitor to the crown, albeit not without a sense of humour.
If you're in the United Kingdom or Europe and have a multi-region DVD player that supports NTSC playback (North America, Region 1), and you want the COMPLETE Blackadder set, then this is best collection to get.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005A1SX   (1221 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Amadeus [1985] (REGION 1) (NTSC): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Murray Abraham is marvelous portraying Salieri's pride and envy, and having to suffer the indignity of mediocrity; the part garnered him a Best Actor Oscar and a Golden Globe, among other awards, and as Mozart, Tom Hulce is stupendous, with his high pitched raucous giggle, fluffy wigs, and energetic appeal.
Others in the cast of note are Elizabeth Berridge, excellent as Mozart's wife Constanza, and Roy Dotrice as his stern father Leopold.
The biggest star of the film however, is the music...the glorious sounds of Mozart's operas, and his magnificent Requiem.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/6304712936   (1577 words)

 WWW-VL History Index
London's Lost Map, from the Museum of London
Political Divisions of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Royal Armouries - National Museum of Arms and Armour
vlib.iue.it /history/europe/uk/uk.html   (768 words)

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