The Westminster Abbey is a Gothic church located in Westminster, London. The church has a pointed style of architecture which signifies the Gothic style.

Westminster Abbey

The Westminster Abbey is a Gothic church located in Westminster, London. The church has a pointed style…

A large church in Westminster, London, England, located just to the west of the Palace of Westminister. Traditionally, English and British monarchs are coronated and buried here.

Westminster Abbey

A large church in Westminster, London, England, located just to the west of the Palace of Westminister.…

The Admiralty Flag is a flag of Great Britain.

Admiralty Flag

The Admiralty Flag is a flag of Great Britain.

"Coin of Aethelstan." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Aethelstan

"Coin of Aethelstan." — Lardner, 1885

"Alfred the Great." — Lardner, 1885

Alfred the Great

"Alfred the Great." — Lardner, 1885

Alfred the Great (c. 849 – 26 October 899) was king of the southern Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex from 871 to 899. Alfred is noted for his defense of the kingdom against the Danish Vikings, becoming the only English King to be awarded the epithet "the Great". Alfred was the first King of the West Saxons to style himself "King of the Anglo-Saxons".

Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great (c. 849 – 26 October 899) was king of the southern Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex…

"Coin of Alfred." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Alfred

"Coin of Alfred." — Lardner, 1885

King Alfred

King Alfred

King Alfred

The Siege of Alicant, Spain in 1709. Caption bellow illustration: "The mine at last blew up; the rock opened and shut; the whole mountain felt convulsion, the governor and field officers, with their company, ten guns, and two mortars, were buried in the Abyss."

The Siege of Alicant

The Siege of Alicant, Spain in 1709. Caption bellow illustration: "The mine at last blew up; the rock…

Anemone Hepatica is commonly known as Common Hepatica. The flowers of common hepatica are usually blue. This flower grows in England.

Anemone Hepatica Flower

Anemone Hepatica is commonly known as Common Hepatica. The flowers of common hepatica are usually blue.…

"Angel of Edward IV., British Museum. (size of the original.)"-Whitney, 1902

Angel Coin

"Angel of Edward IV., British Museum. (size of the original.)"-Whitney, 1902

"Angelet of Henry VII., British Museum. (size of the original.)"-Whitney, 1902

Angelet

"Angelet of Henry VII., British Museum. (size of the original.)"-Whitney, 1902

"Angelot of Henry VI, British Museum."-Whitney, 1902

Angelot

"Angelot of Henry VI, British Museum."-Whitney, 1902

"Anne of Great Britain." — Lardner, 1885

Anne

"Anne of Great Britain." — Lardner, 1885

"Coin of Anne." — Lardner, 1885

Coin of Anne

"Coin of Anne." — Lardner, 1885

Queen Anne of England

Queen Anne of England

Queen Anne of England

Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1702 until her death in 1714.

Queen Anne of England

Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1702 until her death in 1714.

The Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland. She was born on February 6, 1665 and died on August 1, 1714.

Queen Anne of England

The Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland. She was born on February 6, 1665 and died on August 1, 1714.

Queen of England

Queen Anne of England

Queen of England

Archer, 15th century England

Archer, 15th century England

Archer, 15th century England

Archer, 15th century England

Archer, 15th century England

Archer, 15th century England

The seal for the city of Chichester, England.

Arms of Chichester

The seal for the city of Chichester, England.

Silver coin of Athelstan

Silver coin of Athelstan

Silver coin of Athelstan

A colonial political cartoon.

An Attempt to Land a Bishop in America

A colonial political cartoon.

Francis Bacon, English philosopher, statesman, and essayist.

Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, English philosopher, statesman, and essayist.

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban KC QC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. He is also known as a catalyst of the scientific revolution. His most celebrated works included his The New Atlantis. Bacon was knighted in 1603, created Baron Verulam in 1618, and created Viscount St Alban in 1621; without heirs, both peerages became extinct upon his death.

Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban KC QC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher,…

A hot-air balloon invented by Charles Green, used to travel from London to Weilburg, Germany.

Vauxhall Balloon

A hot-air balloon invented by Charles Green, used to travel from London to Weilburg, Germany.

"Liverpool Branch of the Bank of England." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Bank of England

"Liverpool Branch of the Bank of England." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

The Banner is a flag of Great Britain.

Banner

The Banner is a flag of Great Britain.

"Gate-tower or Barbican, Walmgate Bar, York, England. In medieval fortification, a tower built beside or over a gate, as of a city, etc., for the purpose of defending the passage." -Whitney, 1911

Barbican of Walmgate Bar

"Gate-tower or Barbican, Walmgate Bar, York, England. In medieval fortification, a tower built beside…

"In the church of St. Mary, at Bury St. Edmunds, the ceiling of the eastern compartment of the south aisle, once the chantry of John Baret, is richly painted and diapered with beautifully drawn collars of SS, each collar enclosing the monogram of this zealous Lancastrian, I.B."—Aveling, 1891

Monogram of John Baret

"In the church of St. Mary, at Bury St. Edmunds, the ceiling of the eastern compartment of the south…

"The collar, of gold, in weight thirty ounces, is composed of nine imperial crowns, and eight groups of rose, thistle, and shamrock, issuing from a sceptre, and enamelled proper, all linked together with seventeen knots enamelled ar., and having The Badge as a pendant."—Aveling, 1891

Insignia of the Order of the Bath

"The collar, of gold, in weight thirty ounces, is composed of nine imperial crowns, and eight groups…

The Battle of Agincourt was an English victory against a larger French army in the Hundred Years' War. The battle occurred on Friday 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin's Day), in northern France. Henry V's victory started a new period in the war, in which he came very close to capturing the throne of France for himself and his heirs.

Battle of Azincourt

The Battle of Agincourt was an English victory against a larger French army in the Hundred Years' War.…

The Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170.

The Murder of Thomas Becket

The Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170.

"It was part of the duties of a bellman, or night-watchman, to call out the hours, the state of the weather, and other information as he passed by."—Webster, 1920

A London Bellman

"It was part of the duties of a bellman, or night-watchman, to call out the hours, the state of the…

A coat of arms representing the city of Chester, England.

Bishopic

A coat of arms representing the city of Chester, England.

Admiral Blake was involved in the Dutch War

Admiral Robert Blake

Admiral Blake was involved in the Dutch War

This is a flag of Great Britain.

Blazon of Union Flag

This is a flag of Great Britain.

The Blue Ensign is a flag of Great Britain. It is the distinctive ensign of the royal naval reserve.

Blue Ensign

The Blue Ensign is a flag of Great Britain. It is the distinctive ensign of the royal naval reserve.

(1678-1751) Henry Bolingbroke was an English statesman and political writer.

Lord Bolingbroke

(1678-1751) Henry Bolingbroke was an English statesman and political writer.

The seal representing Bolton or Bolton le Moors, a municipal and parliamentary borough of England.

Bolton

The seal representing Bolton or Bolton le Moors, a municipal and parliamentary borough of England.

The Arm of Boston, the parliamentary and municipal borough and seaport town in England.

Boston

The Arm of Boston, the parliamentary and municipal borough and seaport town in England.

"Sea-walls. A. Plymouth (England) breakwater; a, a, level of the top; b, b, low water at spring tide; c, bottom; d, foreshore; e, sea-slope; f, top." -Whitney, 1911

Plymouth Breakwater

"Sea-walls. A. Plymouth (England) breakwater; a, a, level of the top; b, b, low water at spring tide;…

The seal of Bridgenorth, a parliamentary and municipal borough and market town of England, in the county of Shropshire, on both sides of the Severn.

Bridgenorth

The seal of Bridgenorth, a parliamentary and municipal borough and market town of England, in the county…

A seal representing the city of Bridport, England.

Bridport

A seal representing the city of Bridport, England.

A seal representing the city of Brighton, England.

Brighton

A seal representing the city of Brighton, England.

A seal representing the city of Bristol, England.

Bristol

A seal representing the city of Bristol, England.

"After a successful summer campaign, [Caesar] made his way to the coast and cross over into Britain. He then withdrew into his winter-quarters in Gaul, but in the following year returned into the island, defeated the British Celts under their king Cassivellaunus, and reduced the country to a dependency, compelling the Britons to pay tribute and give hostages."

Landing of the Romans in Britain

"After a successful summer campaign, [Caesar] made his way to the coast and cross over into Britain.…

House of Lords

Lord Henry Brougham

House of Lords

House of Lords

Lord Henry Brougham

House of Lords

A rare breed of cattle that live in a large enclosed part at Chillingham Castle in England.

Chillingham Bull

A rare breed of cattle that live in a large enclosed part at Chillingham Castle in England.

(1730-1797) English statesman and author.

Edmund Burke

(1730-1797) English statesman and author.

(1730-1797) English statesman and author.

Edmund Burke

(1730-1797) English statesman and author.

(1730-1797) English statesman and author.

Edmund Burke

(1730-1797) English statesman and author.

(1788-1824) English poet

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel)

(1788-1824) English poet

Lord Byron, famous English poet

Lord George Gordon Byron

Lord Byron, famous English poet

This Medieval Cabinet was made in London, England. It is designed with intricate scrolls on its panels.

Medieval Cabinet

This Medieval Cabinet was made in London, England. It is designed with intricate scrolls on its panels.

"All histories of England commence with the invasion of Julius Caesar, the earliest event in that quarter of which we have any authentic account. The Island of Britain was an unknown region to the Romans, and nearly so to the rest of mankind, at the period when Caesar's conquests had reduced the greater part of Gaul to the Roman government. Britain, lying within sight of the northern shores of Gaul, attracted his notice, and he began to meditate schemes of conquest." — Goodrich, 1844

Caesar in England

"All histories of England commence with the invasion of Julius Caesar, the earliest event in that quarter…

(1770-1827) Distinguished English orator and statesman.

George Canning

(1770-1827) Distinguished English orator and statesman.