England i/ˈɪŋɡlənd/ is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west; the Irish Sea is to the north west, the Celtic Sea to the south west, while the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south separate it from continental Europe. Most of England comprises the central and southern part of the island of Great Britain in the North Atlantic. The country also includes over 100 smaller islands such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight.
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Some articles on England:
... Main article National symbols of England The St George's Cross has been the national flag of England since the 13th century ... emblem, and the Three Lions featured on the Royal Arms of England ... The Tudor rose was adopted as a national emblem of England around the time of the Wars of the Roses as a symbol of peace ...
... the future King Louis VIII, invades England in support of the barons, landing in Thanet ... Entering London without opposition, he is proclaimed, but not crowned, King of England at Old St Paul's Cathedral ... October 18 or 19 – John, King of England, dies at Newark Castle, Nottinghamshire he is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry, with William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke, as regent ...
... accident occurred in Scotland, some of the injured subsequently died in England where the law was different ... In England the coroner investigates death and if the coroner's jury found that death was due to neglect then the coroner could indict charges of ... guidance from the Home Office and was instructed to conduct inquests on those who had died in England in the normal way ...
... at the Breton court during his banishment from England ... convicted in 1419 and imprisoned for about four years in Pevensey Castle in Sussex, England ...
... The dish became popular in wider circles in London and South East England in the middle of the 19th century (Charles Dickens mentions a "fried fish warehouse" in. 1860 or in 1865, while a Mr Lees pioneered the concept in the North of England, in Mossley, in 1863 ... wholesale and retail fish business throughout London and the South of England in the latter part of the 19th century ...
Famous quotes containing the word england:
“I perceive that we inhabitants of New England live this mean life that we do because our vision does not penetrate the surface of things. We think that that is which appears to be.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Though I am not imperial, and though Elizabeth may not deserve it, the Queen of England will easily deserve to have an emperors son to marry.”
—Elizabeth I (15331603)
“Wealth, howsoever got, in England makes
Lords of mechanics, gentlemen of rakes;
Antiquity and birth are needless here;
Tis impudence and money makes a peer.”
—Daniel Defoe (16601731)