england

     

in the Unite Kingdom  (light yellow)

Trivia about england

  • The University of Sunderland,the University of Sheffield,Oxford University
  • Double Gloucester
  • This country's 1689 Bill of Rights stated that no Roman Catholic would ever rule it
  • The home Lassie went back to in the 1940 novel "Lassie Come Home" was in this country
  • Bob Hope grew up in Cleveland, Ohio but was born in this country
  • You can camp overnight at the Global Gathering Weekend Rave near Stratford-upon-Avon in this country
  • In "Home Thoughts from Abroad", Browning wrote, "Oh to be in" this place, "now that April's there"
  • Eccles cake is a sweet confection named for a town in Lancashire in this country
  • Watney's Red Barrel & Newcastle Brown Ale are 2 popular beers from this country
  • In 2007, the 100th anniversary of the founding of boy scouting was celebrated in this country where it began
  • Windemere is the largest lake in this country's Lake District
  • Perhaps a game of squash before your afternoon tea at Cliveden, once the home of Lady Astor in this country
  • Stilton
  • On July 17, 1717 Handel's "Water Music" made its fitting debut on a barge on a river in this country
  • Only country with which Scotland shares a land border
  • Henry VI was just 9 months old when he succeeded his dad, Henry V, as king of this in 1422
  • 1290:The Jews are expelled from this nation by King Edward I
  • In 1670 Hudson's Bay Co. was chartered in this country & given rights to land draining into the bay
  • The Sopwith Camel was one of this country's best fighter planes of the war
  • (Jon of the Clue Crew reads from a castle rampart in the Shubert Theatre, New York.) In "Spamalot" the year is 932 A.D., & most of the action takes place in this Merrie Olde country
  • The ancient monument known as Stonehenge is found in this country
  • Lancashire hot pot is a hot stew from this country
  • Lloyd's; they're big in insurance, over on Lime St.
  • This country’s Hurricane and Spitfire fighter planes scored decisive victories over the Luftwaffe
  • The largest in area of the 3
  • It's the largest kingdom in the United Kingdom
  • Brewer Michael Bass established orphanages, parks & museums in this country of his birth
  • In the early 1950s, "Teddy Boys" first appeared in this country
  • The bulldog is a symbol of this country where it was developed
  • Cheddar
  • The 1806 "Prophet Hen of Leeds" in this country laid eggs that said "Christ is coming"; turns out the eggs were placed there
  • Denver's windmill has been restored, so take the A10 in Norfolk County to visit it in this country
  • The Cavaliers opposed the close-cropped Roundheads in this country's civil war
  • With places like Berwick-upon-Tweed & Newcastle upon Tyne, we'd have to be in this country, what what?
  • Until 1700 a commoner in this William III-led country couldn't own a greyhound, property only for the nobility
  • Wales borders it
  • Rupert Brooke wrote, "There some corner of a foreign field that is for ever" this country
  • Martha Grimes is from Pittsburgh, but she sets her mystery novels in this country & names them for pubs
  • A country:"This precious stone set in the silver sea"
  • This country is known for its double Gloucester cheese, which is similar to cheddar
  • Guernsey
  • Hereford
  • In 1859 U.S. settlers fought settlers from this European country in the "Pig War" for the San Juan Islands
  • A toff is a member of the upper classes of society, usually in this country
  • The Newham Recorder,The Luton News
  • The first & only jet aircraft used by this nation's air force in WWII was the Gloster Meteor
  • Windermere is the biggest lake in this country's Lake District
  • Former prime ministers of this country include Margaret Thatcher, Edward Heath & John Major
  • Black Sabbath
  • In 1381 Wat Tyler led a bloody peasant revolt in this country
  • In 1940, U.S. poet Alice D. Miller wrote, "In a world where" this country "is...dead, I do not wish to live"
  • 9th Century Viking invaders set up the Danelaw, an area in this country in which Danish law was supreme
  • King Canute the Great ruled Denmark, Norway & this non-Scandinavian country in the 11th century
  • JFK's thesis, the bestseller: "Why ____ Slept"
  • The FTSE 100
  • "Let not" this country "forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live"
  • Tipsy pudding, which might make you feel a little tipsy, is an old-fashioned dessert from this country
  • The Danegeld was a centuries-long tax on landowners of this country used to pay off Viking invaders
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • In the 9th & 10th centuries, Danish Norsemen controlled a region called the Danelaw in this country
  • Canute reigned there in the 11th century
  • In 1936 Selassie went into Exile in this country, which in 1941 helped Ethiopian forces recapture their home capital
  • T.J. recommends Wm. Robertson's "History of Scotland" & David Hume's "History of" this neighboring land
  • Durham, Dorset & Devon
  • The ever-popular Bowler hat is named for William Bowler, the man who created it in 1850 in this country
  • In order to marry a twice-divorced American woman, King Edward VIII of this country abdicated the throne in 1936
  • The miner's safety lamp & the lawn mower were invented by people from this country
  • One of the very few curly-haired varieties of cat, the Cornish Rex was developed in this country
  • We bet the line about Hamlet being sent to this country whose "men are as mad as he" got laughs at the Globe
  • Objective:To paralyze this country by blockade through the "Continental System"
  • Cleeve Cloud is the highest point in the Cotswolds, the hills in the western part of this country
  • Sassenach is a disparaging Scots & Irish term for people of this land
  • Keep a lookout for the village of Eye in Peterborough in this country
  • ...discussed the 1964 political ramifications of the Labour party's Harold Wilson becoming this nation's PM (sure!)
  • Like the daughter of a future Spanish king, the daughter of Leon's Ferdinand III was married to a king of this nation