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Rare skeleton of unknown 'British' soldier found Waterloo Battlefield

Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. During the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal the Duke of Wellington depended on maritime supply. The French fleet in the Basque Roads operated against the British supply ships. This Day in History: Apr 11, 1809: Battle of the Basque Roads between France and the United Kingdom starts http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

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from Forbes

Margaret Thatcher Predicted The Failure Of The Euro In Forbes, October, 1992

Margaret Thatcher (1925 – 8 April 2013) Thatcher was the first — and still only — female prime minister in Britain's history. She rescued Britain from ruin & laid the groundwork for an extraordinary economic renaissance, during her 11 year term. Known as the "Iron Lady", a nickname that became associated with her uncompromising politics & leadership style, she simply would not allow Britain to be pushed around, particularly by military dictators.

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from allposters.com

Plucky Brits II

Great Britain British Poster. Prime Minister Winston Churchill. WWII. Vintage Art Print. Urging Britain and the British people to ''Never, Never, NEVER GIVE UP" .... and they didn't. God Bless Great Britain.

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General Eisenhower talking with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in military uniform - date and location unknown

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Mr. Winston Churchill. This young man was 19 years old when this photo was taken. Born of an American mother and a British father descended from the famous duchess Georgiana of Devonshire, this man would distinguish himself as the Prime Minister of two monarchs, and by solidly putting himself in opposition of one of the greatest evils the world has ever seen.

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This is the death mask of England's King Henry VII (the father of King Henry VIII), who was the first Tudor monarch and reigned from 1485 to 1509. It is said to be the finest death mask in existence. It's also unusual in that his eyes are open. The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, is a direct descendant.

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from mirror

Margaret Thatcher infographic: Policies and pitfalls of the Thatcher years

Margaret Thatcher timeline: visualisation of the Thatcher years. The infographic illustrates Thatcher's political career from 1979 to 1992.

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Manchester Police peelers relaxing photographed around 1840. This is one of the very earliest images of policing in the Greater Manchester Area. The foundation of British policing was greatly influenced by some-time Home Secretary and Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel. Sir Robert was born in Bury, now part of the Greater Manchester region. From the collection of the Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives. To find out more please visit http://www.gmpmuseum.com

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