Letter From an Empty Valley: Ten Meditations on the Post

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"We chose the 'British & Irish Grandeur' because there was so much offered on the tour. Peter Brooks, The Emperor’s Body (2011), about a man who joins the 1840 French expedition to bring Napoleon's body back from St. Darcy (2012), a retelling of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice in the form of letters written by Fitzwilliam Darcy. With swords, maces, horses and camp followers, the Norman invasion has started once more: only this time, 950 years after the Battle of Hastings, it arrived by P&O ferry (Valentine Low writes).

The Poems of Carolan: Reassessments

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The policy of road closures is a burning issue for the majority nationalist communities on both sides of the border, which see the strengthening of the boundary as anathema - an anachronism in the context of the EU’s abolition of internal border controls. From these examples, we can see that in the German system (and elsewhere in continental systems), a prince is sometimes something more than a mere noble, but not necessarily royal and it is this distinction that makes comparing it with the British system difficult.

Harold Nicolson

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Instead of a republic, the treaty provided for an "Irish Free State" with dominion status within the British Commonwealth, and limited self-government. The results of a test of two million people around the UK showed that on average...... When the Northern Irish police are unable to close the case after 28 days, DSI Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson from the X-Files), a senior police officer from the London/Metropolitan Police, is called in to review the case.

Women Writers and Nineteenth-Century Medievalism

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The UK is composed of four constituent parts: three constituent countries England, Scotland and Wales on the island of Great Britain and the province of Northern Ireland on the island of Ireland. Over 28,000 Irishmen served in the army during the Boer War, but by 1910 recruitment levels had fallen to 9 percent and were for the first time below Ireland's share of the UK population. Their victory in defeating conscription paved the way for the party’s victory in the 1918 general election, after which they unilaterally declared Irish independence.

Modernism and Naturalism in British and Irish Fiction,

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Please have a look around The New Reform Club. The Bell Beaker cultural phenomenon did not in fact replace the Megalithic culture in western Europe, but coincided with it. Throughout the years the Irish have come from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs. The Celtic people have mystified anthropologists and historians for generations. Six Protestant-dominated counties of Northern Ireland - afraid of a majority Catholic united Ireland - in 1921 opted to stay in the United Kingdom.

The Genius of the English Nation: Travel Writing and

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The 16th had 6,435 casualties and the 36th had 6,109. Now, it set itself on a course of Apartheid and eventual international ostracism as it sought to reserve the powers and fruits of the state for its white and particularly its Afrikaner population. John Wilcox, The Horns of the Buffalo (2004), about a young British officer in Africa during the 1879 Zulu war; #1 in the Simon Fonthill series. Not only do they sound good, they look good too.

The Impact of the French Revolution on English Literature

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In 1169, aggressive English and Norman forces crossed the Irish Sea; Dublin (a Viking stronghold) and other cities quickly fell, and the all-powerful Pope (in Rome ) declared that Henry II (the English King) was now the "Lord of Ireland." Hella Haasse, The Tea Lords (1992 in the original Dutch, English translation 2010), about a young Dutch planter who establishes his own tea plantation in Java. Making the world better, one answer at a time.

The Cambridge Companion to Elizabeth Gaskell (Cambridge

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Strassoldo, R. (ed.) (1973) Boundaries and regions. Since the founding of the Irish Free State in 1921, however, the authorities have made great efforts to promote the widespread usage of Irish. This study considers the strategies of her reign until her forced abdication in 1489. The voucher you’ll receive is good for the Stena Line ferries, and you’ll just need to present your voucher at the ticket counter to receive the actual ticket before boarding the ferry.

The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture

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This is considered equivalent to archduke or archduchess, but needs to be distinguished from sovereign grand dukes (as with Luxembourg). Photogalleries, town guides, notable persons, current news items, on line books, articles, stories of interest to local and family historians. Anne Perry, Defend and Betray, when a general's wife confesses to his murder, a detective with amnesia must find out who really killed her husband; #3 in the William Monk mystery series. Anne Perry, Highgate Rise (1991), about a Victorian police inspector and his wife who investigate a case of arson; #11 in the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt mystery series.

Jane Austen: A Family Record

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The MacGregors weren’t too popular in Scotland or England. The problem here was the existence of an already established Dutch farming community called the Boers who had populated the area since the seventeenth century and of a larger African population to the north. The British blamed the IRA group in the Four Courts and threatened Collins that they would attack the Four Courts, using the 6,000 British troops still in Dublin, if he did not do it. This was part of Julius Vogel's ambitious scheme to develop New Zealand.