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Pax Britannica: The Climax of an Empire (Paperback)


Pax Britannica: The Climax of an Empire (CD-Audio)

1878 image of Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British Prime Minister. ... known for his quick wit such as this: A member of Parliament said to Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease." ..... "That depends, Sir," said Disraeli, "whether I embrace your policies or your mistress."


Today is the birthday of King George III. He was born on June 4, 1738, and reigned during the American War for Independence. He is also known for his conflict with William Pitt and for going insane toward the end of his life after having struggled with periods of insanity for much of his reign.

from Mail Online

Adventurers recreate Shackleton's heroic Antarctic voyage in replica gear and the same sort of boat

Stoic: Antarctic explorers (left to right) Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922), Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912 and Edward Wilson (1872-1912)

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British Empire Exhibition

Burmese Temple. High quality vintage art reproduction by Buyenlarge. One of many rare and wonderful images brought forward in time. I hope they bring you pleasu