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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/List of monarchs in the British Isles
While Tudor monarchs continued to claim France and not actually have this based on occupation, the British Stuarts were pensioners of the House of Bourbon just as the Scottish Stewarts were of the House of Valois in opposition to the Plantagenets' actual possession of France.
All Scottish monarchs held the title King of Scots or Queen of Scots, with the exception of the last three: Mary II, William III and Anne I used the style "of Scotland" rather than "of Scots".
List of monarchs of the British Isles by cause of death
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  List of monarchs in the British Isles in TutorGig Encyclopedia
This is a list of the monarchs of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, that is, the monarchs on the thrones of some of the various kingdoms that have existed in the British Isles, namely:
English monarchs, and subsequently British monarchs, then styled themselves King of France or Queen of France until the Act of Union 1800, which led to the creation of the United Kingdom in 1801.
All Scottish monarchs held the title King of Scots or Queen of Scots, with the exception of the last three: Mary II, William III and Anne I used the style "of Scotland" rather than "of Scots".
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  ipedia.com: List of British monarchs Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a list of British monarchs, that is, the monarchs on the thrones of some of the various kingdoms that have existed on, or incorporated, the island of Great Britain, namely:
In 1328, on the death of the French king, Charles IV, Edward III (nephew of the Charles IV) claimed the French throne.
British monarchs then styled themselves "King/Queen of France" until the Treaty of Amiens in 1802.
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 A Refuge in The British Isles
As they have very little prior knowledge of the British Isles, the people who live there and their way of life, the people need assistance in making up their minds as to whether they will accept the offer.
The British Isles are a group of islands in north-western Europe the biggest of which are Great Britain and Ireland.
Try to imagine the situation of the people who are going to visit the British Isles for the first time and their expectations.
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 British monarchy at AllExperts
The British monarch or Sovereign is the head of state of the United Kingdom and in the British overseas territories.
Monarchs had existed in the island of Britain since before Roman times; many of these "Celtic" rulers were to ally with or fall to the Romans who made the province of Britannia (roughly modern England and Wales) part of their empire.
The monarch is only an ordinary member, and not the head or leader, of the established Church of Scotland; however, he or she does hold the power to appoint the Lord High Commissioner to the Church's General Assembly.
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 Top Literature - UK
The British monarch is required to be a member of the Church of England under the Act of Settlement 1701 and is the Supreme Governor.
The British monarch is an ordinary member, and is required to swear an oath to "defend the security" of the Church at the coronation.
The British motor industry is a significant part of this sector, although it has diminished with the collapse of MG Rover and most of the industry is foreign owned.
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 United Kingdom - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The British monarch is required to be a member of the Church of England under the Act of Settlement 1701 and is the Supreme Governor.
The British monarch is an ordinary member, although the monarch is required to swear an oath to "defend the security" of the Church at their coronation.
Their Commander-in-Chief is the British monarch, HM The Queen and they are managed by the Ministry of Defence.
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 List of monarchs in the British Isles at AllExperts
This is a list of the monarchs of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, that is, the monarchs on the thrones of some of the various kingdoms that have existed in the British Isles, namely:
English monarchs, and subsequently British monarchs, then styled themselves King of France or Queen of France until the Act of Union 1800, which led to the creation of the United Kingdom in 1801.
All Scottish monarchs held the title King of Scots or Queen of Scots, with the exception of the last three: Mary II, William III and Anne I used the style "of Scotland" rather than "of Scots".
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 News | TimesDaily.com | TimesDaily | Florence, AL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The British monarch or Sovereign is the head of state of the U.K. and in the British overseas territories.
Monarchs are not allowed to unilaterally abdicate; the only monarch to voluntarily abdicate, Edward VIII (1936), did so with the authorisation of a special Act of Parliament (His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act 1936).
The monarch is only an ordinary member, and not the head or leader, of the Church of Scotland; however, he or she does hold the power to appoint the Lord High Commissioner to the Church's General Assembly.
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Scotland's geography is varied, with lowlands in the south and east and highlands in the north and west, including Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles at 1,344 metres (4,408 ft).
The British monarch is required to be a member of the Church of England under the Act of Settlement 1701 and is the Supreme Governor.
The British monarch is an ordinary member, although the monarch is required to swear an oath to "defend the security" of the Church at their coronation.
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 Lists of office-holders Encyclopedia
lists of people in various offices and positions, including heads of states or of subnational entities.
Current incumbents may also be found in the countries' articles (main article and "Politics of") and the list of national leaders, recent changes in 2007 in politics, and past leaders on State leaders by year and Colonial governors by year.
List of Governors of the Department of Quindío
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 CalendarHome.com - Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
She was the first British monarch since the accession of George I to be outside the country at the moment of succession, and also the first in modern times not to know the exact time of her accession (because her father had died in his sleep at an unknown time).
In 2007, it was discovered in declassified papers that in 1956 French Prime Minister Guy Mollet and British Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden discussed the possibility of France joining in a union with the United Kingdom; amongst the ideas put forward was having Elizabeth II as the French head of state.
Elizabeth, as the Monarch of the United Kingdom, is the Supreme Governor of the Church of England and sworn protector of the Church of Scotland.
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 UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The present monarch is HM Queen Elizabeth II who acceded to the throne in 1952 and was crowned in 1953.
The British monarch is an ordinary member, and is required to swear an oath to "defend the security" of the Church at the coronation.
The British were the first in the world to enter the Industrial Revolution, and, like most industrialising countries at the time, initially concentrated on heavy industries such as shipbuilding, coal mining, steel production, and textiles.
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The present monarch is HM Queen Elizabeth II who acceded to the throne in 1952 and was crowned in 1953.
The British monarch is an ordinary member, and is required to swear an oath to "defend the security" of the Church at the coronation.
The British were the first in the world to enter the Industrial Revolution, and, like most industrialising countries at the time, initially concentrated on heavy industries such as shipbuilding, coal mining, steel production, and textiles.
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 History of world - History of the UNited Kingdom
While the monarch is head of state and theoretically holds all executive power, it is the prime minister who is the head of government.
Scotland's geography is varied, with lowlands in the south and east and highlands in the north and west, including Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles at 1,343 metres (4,406 ft).
The UK is also at the forefront of electronica, with British artists such as The Prodigy and The Chemical Brothers helping this mainly underground genre to cross over into the mainstream (having originated in the early-90's with techno bands such as Orbital).
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 United Kingdom information - Search.com
Scotland's geography is varied, with lowlands in the south and east and highlands in the north and west, including Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles at 1,344 metres (4,408 ft).
The British monarch is an ordinary member, although the monarch is required to swear an oath to "defend the security" of the Church at their coronation.
Their Commander-in-Chief is the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II and they are managed by the Ministry of Defence.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
The British Isles is a traditional term used to identify the group of islands off the northwest coast of Europe consisting of Great Britain, Ireland and the many smaller adjacent islands.
The term British Isles can lead to misinterpretation; this was exemplified by an embarrassing and controversial misunderstanding by the then American First Lady Nancy Reagan during an Irish visit.
The term British Islands is not an alternative; it is an official term used for the United Kingdom and the Crown Dependencies, i.e.
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 Events in Canada - British Council - Canada
British films are set to make a strong showing at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this year.
British Council Canada is sponsoring several Canadian curators to attend the exhibit, namely Bruce Grenville from Vancouver Art Gallery, Reid Sheir from The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery and Claude Guérin from the Montréal Museum of Contemporary Art.
British actress Sophie Okonedo, was one of the few surprises in this year's Oscar nominations, receiving a best supporting nod for her role in Hotel Rwanda.
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 Cash Hour is a Casino portal | all about Casino online | UK
Support for a British republic usually fluctuates between 15% and 25% of the population, with roughly 10% undecided or indifferent [2].
Scotland's geography is varied, with lowlands in the south and east and highlands in the north and west, including Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles at 1,344 metres (4,408 ft).
British winners of the Formula One World Championship include Mike Hawthorn, Graham Hill (twice), Jim Clark (twice), John Surtees (who was also successful on motorcycles), Jackie Stewart (three times), James Hunt, Nigel Mansell, and Graham Hill's son, Damon Hill.
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 info: List_of_monarchs_in_the_British_Isles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 British monarchy
The monarch chooses his or her regnal name, which is not necessarily his or her first name - King George VI, King Edward VII and Queen Victoria did not use their first names.
In Scotland, the monarch uses an alternative form of the Arms of Dominion in which quarters I and IV represent Scotland, II England, and III Ireland.
The monarch's official flag in the United Kingdom is known as the Royal Standard, and depicts the Arms of Dominion.
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 India, Indian States, India States, Indian hotels, Indian News and Indian Tourism, India Travel
While the monarch is head of state and technically holds all executive power, it is the prime minister who is the head of government.
The current monarch is HM Queen Elizabeth II who acceded to the throne in 1952 and was crowned in 1953.
The British economy is the home of the Anglo-Saxon model, focusing on the principles of liberalisation, the free market, \'common law\' relating to property, and low taxation and regulation.
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 British Monarchs :: Biography : RSS Feeds : Gourt
English monarchs, and subsequently British monarchs, then styled themselves King of France or Queen of France until the Act of Union 1800, which led to the creation of the United Kingdom in 1801.
Monarchs of Britain on Britannia - A listing of all British monarchs since 802 A.D. grouped by family.
Monarchs of England since 801 - Listing derived from the third edition of the Handbook of British Chronology
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