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  United Kingdom (01/08)
The United Kingdom's population in 2004 surpassed 60 million--the third-largest in the European Union.
The United Kingdom's high literacy rate (99%) is attributable to universal public education introduced for the primary level in 1870 and secondary level in 1900.
The United Kingdom is one of the United States' closest allies, and British foreign policy emphasizes close coordination with the United States.
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  Prince John of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince John was born at York Cottage, on the Sandringham Estate, Norfolk, England.
The Prince was baptised 3 August 1905 at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Sandringham; his godparents were the King of Portugal, the Duke and Duchess of Sparta, Princess Alexander of Teck, King Haakon VII of Norway, Prince Johann of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and the Duke of Fife.
Prince John was buried 21 January 1919 at Sandringham Church (the Church of St Mary Magdalene), Norfolk.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prince_John_of_the_United_Kingdom   (1286 words)

  
 United Kingdom of America (and Northern Iceland) - Uncyclopedia
The United Kingdom (which is technically a Queendom as opposed to Kingdom at the moment) is an island based political union in the northwest of the European sub-continent, separated from the European mainland by the Bering Strait.
Calling the United Kingdom Britain or England is almost like calling the USA Mexico; funny to everybody else but very depressing for the poor Mexicans who find themselves on the wrong side of the border.
It must be noted that the United Kingdom is not to be confused with the Untitled Kingdom, which is a fairly common mistake.
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 GASINSKI
According to the secretary of the United States Minister in Hawaii, John L Stevens, sent to Washington on September 3, 1891, the "'Prince Consort, husband of the present Queen, John Owen Dominis, was born in Schenectady, N.Y., in 1832." This.
The alarmed United  States Minister in Honolulu reported to his government that the Queen who is "well known to be more stubborn than her brother the late King" is surrounded by some of the worst elements in the country, persons of native and foreign birth...
The article concludes that as a result of this "'after a reign of two, years she was dethroned by a revolution (January 17, 1893)." Although, this violent act brought to an end the short-lived and tragic reign of Liliuokalani, it did not close the fascinating story of the royal connection between Croatia and Hawaii.
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 Epilepsy Fdn.-<em>The Lost Prince</em> Nominated for Three Emmy Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The youngest child of George V and Queen Mary, Prince John's short life spanned the political build-up to World War I and the maneuverings of European royalty in the early 1900s.
Prince John lived during a time when seizures were regularly called "fits," and people with epilepsy were constantly called "epileptics." Although not used often in the United States, these terms are still sometimes used in European countries.
Though John's brother George and Lalla are cloaked in sadness due to his death, the audience knows that both will at least take great pleasure in remembering John's tremendous character and love for life.
www.epilepsyfoundation.org /epilepsyusa/lostprinceemmy.cfm   (1455 words)

  
 George IV of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Regency, George's nine-year tenure as Prince Regent, which commenced in 1811 and ended with George III's death in 1820, was marked by victory in the Napoleonic Wars in Europe.
Fitzherbert believed that she was the Prince of Wales's canonical and true wife, holding the law of the Church to be superior to the law of the State.
In 1787, the Prince of Wales's allies in the House of Commons introduced a proposal to relieve his debts with a parliamentary grant.
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 Epilepsy Fdn.-'The Lost Prince,' <em>PBS Masterpiece Theatre</em>   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"The Lost Prince," a British-made drama that chronicles the life of 20th Century England's Prince John, won all three Emmy Awards it was up for on Sept. 18: Best Miniseries, Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special and Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie.
Their diagnosis confirms her worst fear – John is "an epileptic." The queen immediately considers sending John to a mental institution, but his nanny, Lalla, prevents such a move by promising to look after him.
Poliakoff began writing "The Lost Prince" a few years ago, and because John lived in such seclusion during his life, Poliakoff said finding information about him was nearly impossible – to the point where he actually abandoned the project "for a time."
www.epilepsyfoundation.org /aboutus/pressroom/journawards/lostprince.cfm   (1452 words)

  
 thePeerage.com - Person Page 10067
He was crowned King of the United Kingdom and Emperor of India on 22 June 1911 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England, and styled '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 Failth, Emperor of India.
She was the daughter of Edward VII Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, King of the United Kingdom and Alexandra Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise Julia zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Princess of Denmark.
     Alexander John Charles Robert Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Prince of the United Kingdom was born on 6 April 1871 at Sandringham House, Sandringham, Norfolk, England.
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 United 93 (Soundtrack) by John Powell
JOHN POWELL succeeds commendably with an inarguably difficult task,.
Greengrass’ film, “UNITED 93”, focused on the events that brought the fourth plane, whose ultimate destination was not an iconic national building, but a field in Pennsylvania.
JOHN POWELL succeeds commendably with an inarguably difficult task, and he has achieved a landmark score that challenges listeners, though probably will not invite many to the film music genre.
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 United Kingdom: News & Videos about United Kingdom - CNN.com
Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart hopes to return to the United Kingdom as soon as a reported travel ban stemming from her criminal history is "resolved," the chairman of the company she founded said Friday.
Prince Philip, the husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, was admitted to hospital on Friday with a chest infection, Buckingham Palace said.
John Darwin's wife said her husband faked his own death to avoid mounting debts and holed up in the family home for years, hiding from his own sons, according to UK media reports.
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 Prince
It's stripped-down funk, and fun to listen to, but it's easy to see why Prince didn't want to release it with his name on it: mostly party songs, recorded quickly, more characteristic of a Time album than of the intelligence and emotional range usually found on a Prince album.
Prince's discomfort with Warner Brothers came to a head in 1993, and as a result he briefly changed his name to an unpronounceable symbol and even more briefly wrote "Slave" on his cheek.
Prince "sold" almost three million copies in the UK on July 15th, as it was included in that day's Daily Mail: He's still innovating on the distribution side, though he's settled into a rut as a recording artist.
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 George V of the United Kingdom - Free net encyclopedia
He was baptised in the Private Chapel of Windsor Castle on July 7, 1865 and his godparents were the King of Hanover, the Queen and Crown Prince of Denmark, the Prince of Leiningen, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Alice and the Earl of Tipperary.
As a younger son of the Prince of Wales, there was no expectation that George would become King as his elder brother, Prince Albert Victor was second in line to the throne after their father.
Dukes in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
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 Prince - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
We knew Prince was down to party, but we didn't know it was with the Green party.
Prince has recently announced the first dates of his upcoming World Tour, beginning August 1 at the O2 Arena in London, where the first of 15 concert dates sold-out in record time.
John Stratton, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Verizon, noted, "When Prince, who has consistently been on the cutting edge of music, harnesses innovative technology to deliver his fresh new music, that's a tremendous opportunity for music lovers across the country.
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 thePeerage.com - Person Page 10069
John Charles Francis Windsor, Prince of the United Kingdomb.
     John Charles Francis Windsor, Prince of the United Kingdom was born on 12 July 1905 at York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk, England.
She was the daughter of Ludwig IV Friedrich Wilhelm Karl Großherzog von Hessen und bei Rhein and Alice Maud Mary Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess of the United Kingdom.
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 United Kingdom Heads of State with pictures
There were no sons to inherit the title of Prince of Wales, but as the daughter of Prince Llywelyn, she was the heiress of the Princes of Gwynedd and the royal family of Aberffraw.
Isabel was married to John Comyn, Earl of Buchan, was an ardent Scottish patriot.
The new Prince of Wales, James Francis Edward was baptized in the Catholic rites, and soon a riot followed and Mary's husband, Willem III van Oranje, the Stadholder of the Netherlands, invaded the country.
www.guide2womenleaders.com /womeninpower/United_Kingdom.htm   (7996 words)

  
 United Kingdom - History of the Flag
The flag became 'the ensign armorial of the United Kingdom of Great Britain' as one of the provisions of the Act of Union in 1707, when the kingdoms of England and Scotland were united.
The Union Flag of the United Kingdom is used by authority throughout the Army and Navy, and the State Departments, usually with some modification or addition by way of distinction.
During the reign of Queen Victoria, the Royal Standard was considered to be the Standard of the United Kingdom, and not the Standard of the Sovereign.
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 Amazon.co.uk: The Prince (Penguin Classics): Niccolo Machiavelli, Anthony Grafton, George Bull: Books
One of the innovations of Machiavelli's thought was the recognition that the prince, the leader of the city/state/empire/etc., was nonetheless a human being, and subject to all the human limitations and desires with which all contend.
Because the average prince (like the average person) is likely to be focussed upon his own interests, a prince's private interests are generally in opposition to those of his subjects.
Fortunate is the kingdom ruled by a virtuous prince, virtue here not defined by Christian or religious tenets, but rather the civic virtue of being able to pursue his own interests without conflicting those of his subjects.
www.amazon.co.uk /Prince-Penguin-Classics-Niccolo-Machiavelli/dp/0140447520   (867 words)

  
 Wiley::Prince John Magruder: His Life and Campaigns
By the spring of 1861, Prince John Magruder had risen to the estimable position of commander of the Washington garrison.
Magruder's larger-than-life style was in sharp contrast to the rigid standards demanded by the Confederate leadership, and Prince John was transferred to the district of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.
As befits its bold and brassy subject, Prince John Magruder is a riveting—and overdue—portrait of one of the nineteenth century's most charismatic military figures.
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 eBay: JOHN CARPENTER'S PRINCE OF DARKNESS - New DVD (item 130061752269 end time Jan-20-07 19:37:26 PST)
Graduate students are confronted with pure evil when they go to study a container of strange ooze discovered in the basement of an abandoned church.
PRINCE OF DARKNESS was the first production in a three-film deal Carpenter signed with a small Hollywood studio in the 1980s and is one of the great films of the director's canon.
The writing credit for the film goes to Martin Quatermass, which is actually John Carpenter using the name of the hero-scientist from the 1960s Quatermass films.
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 John Mayall OBE
After we’d gotten over the fact that the Queen was attending a conference in Malta, and that Prince Charles would officiate in her place, which took about 12 seconds to digest, we excitedly arrived early with many lovely ladies in various hats and gentlemen in their morning dress.
They had taken John and all the other recipients to a holding area, where they were put in order and given a lesson on how to greet the Prince and receive their award.
When the Prince came in, dressed in his military uniform and flanked by his guards in colorful dress, the ceremonies were underway.
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 United Kingdom - Atlapedia Online
LOCATION and GEOGRAPHY: United Kingdom is located off the northwestern coast of Europe between the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea.
It is separated from the continent by the Strait of Dover and the English Channel, and from the Irish Republic by the Irish Sea and the St. Georges Channel.
The United Kingdom is comprised of four constituents, England, Wales and Scotland which alone form Great Britain and combined with Northern Ireland and several island groups, form the United Kingdom.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/unitedki.htm   (2673 words)

  
 Wales (United Kingdom)
Edward, Prince of Wales', flag was quartered red lion on yellow and yellow lion on red, and is known as the flag of Llewelyn.
The British Union Jack was formed by the union of the flags of Scotland and England when the crowns of Scotland and England were united in 1605 by the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England (as James I of England).
Dr John Davies, author of the Penguin History of Wales, has said raising the prince's flag was a matter of gesture to the Welsh.
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/gb-wales.html   (2091 words)

  
 Is Prince Charles a Convert to Islam? - Daniel Pipes Blog
Particularly contentious was his expressed intent, on becoming king and supreme governor of the Church of England, to ditch the centuries' old defender of the faith title and replace it with defender of faith and defender of the Divine.
In the wake of Prince Charles's visit to Pakistan, now is an apt time to reflect on the strange hold that royals, and he in particular, have over Muslims.
While Diana's divorce from the heir to the British throne removes her personally from the royal family, her sons could be the first heirs to the British throne with a Muslim stepfather.
www.danielpipes.org /blog/2003/11/is-prince-charles-a-convert-to-islam.html   (3787 words)

  
 Osprey Publishing - Military History Books - Prince John's theatrical show
A lover of amateur theatricals, he was known as 'Prince John' because of his lavish parties, fancy dress uniforms and pomposity, even affecting a 'Horse Guards' lisp.
We were halted there some half-hour, when we were counter-marched over to a place we started from.' Magruder had trains roll into places behind the lines with their whistles blowing, and then backed them up a few hundred yards before repeating the process.
Having once stalled Little Mac, Prince John contemplated the second part of his deception, one that would surely be more difficult to bring off, that any attempt by the Federals to assault his position would be fruitless.
www.ospreypublishing.com /articles/american_civil_war/prince_johns_theatrical_show   (3842 words)

  
 View United Kingdom Clips | The Daily Show | Comedy Central
John Oliver reminds NATO allies of the meaningful sacrifices made by comically-named British soldiers.
Stephen Colbert is in London to cover the U.K.'s pending election and discuss Tony Blair's chances of holding the prime minister title in a country where everyone seems gay.
Queen Mother Elizabeth turns 100 and the United Kingdom celebrates with all due pomp and circumstance.
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 John Abraham to Play Prince of Persia?
It is known that Michael Bay is working on the film, but the full cast of the Prince of Persia is not known as yet.
In fact, a fan based in the United Kingdom has posted sketches of the Bollywood heartthrob on the official website.
The webmaster of the site, Sujoy Mukherjee reveals that Venetia is one of the biggest fans of John Abraham and she was excited about starting an online campaign to get him in the movie.
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