Privy Council of the United Kingdom
Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the sovereign in the United Kingdom. Its membership is mostly made up of senior ...
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The Secret History of Elizabeth I's Alliance With Islam
Catholic Europe shunned England so the Protestant queen traded with its enemies—and changed her country's culture forever.
Henry VIII's kitchens at Hampton Court Palace
The kitchens of Henry VIII at Hampton Court Palace are the largest surviving Renaissance kitchens in Europe. Occupying nearly one third of the ground floor o...
Stonehenge May Have Been First Erected In Wales, Evidence Suggests
Evidence that bluestones were quarried in Wales 500 years before they were put up in Wiltshire prompts theory that Stonehenge is ‘second-hand monument’. Evidence of quarrying for Stonehenge’s blueston...
History of England
A movie with contemporary pictures of Kings and Queens of England and later the United Kingdom. Music is Chronologie 4 by Jean-Michel Jarre.
English law
English law means the legal system of England and Wales.While Wales now has a devolved Assembly, any legislation which that Assembly passes is enacted in particular circumscribed policy areas defined ...
History of England
The territory that now constitutes England, a country within the United Kingdom, was inhabited by ancient humans more than 800,000 years ago, as the discovery of flint tools and footprints at Happisbu...
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Judicial Committee of the Privy Council
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) is one of the highest courts in the United Kingdom. Established by the Judicial Committee Act 1833 (or with the Privy Council Appeals Act 1832) to he...
Judicial Committee of the Privy Council - Wikipedia
Order in Council
An Order in Council is a type of legislation in many countries, especially the Commonwealth realms. In the United Kingdom this legislation is formally made in the name of the Queen by the Privy Counci...
Privy Council of England
The Privy Council of England, also known as His (or Her) Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, was a body of advisers to the sovereign of the Kingdom of England. Its members were often senior membe...
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Heptarchy
The Heptarchy (from the Greek ἑπτά hepta, "seven" and ἄρχω arkho, "to rule") is a collective name applied to the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of south, east, and central England during late antiquity and the ...
Heptarchy - Wikipedia
Maritime history of England
The Maritime history of England involves events including shipping, ports, navigation, and seamen, as well as marine sciences, exploration, trade, and maritime themes in the arts of England. Until the...
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Lord President of the Council
The Lord President of the Council is the fourth of the Great Officers of State of the United Kingdom, ranking beneath the Lord High Treasurer and above the Lord Privy Seal. The Lord President usually ...
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Council of Civil Service Unions v Minister for the Civil Service
Council of Civil Service Unions v Minister for the Civil Service [1983] UKHL 6, also known as the GCHQ case, is an English administrative law and UK labour law case that held the Royal Prerogative was...
John Pakington (died 1625)
Sir John Pakington (1549 – 18 January 1625) of Aylesbury was a courtier in the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I. He was a favourite of Elizabeth's who nicknamed him "Lusty Pakington" for his physiqu...
List of Privy Council Orders
This is a list of orders made by the British Privy Council. The list is not complete.A list of all Orders in Council and Orders of Council dating back to 1994 is held by the Privy Council Office on an...
Privy Council Office (United Kingdom)
The Privy Council Office (PCO) provides secretariat and administrative support to the Lord President of the Council in his or her capacity of president of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council. ...
Gibraltar Constitution Order 1969
The Gibraltar Constitution Order 1969 was published on 30 May 1969 as an Order in Council.The constitution was the outcome of the Constitutional Conference chaired by Malcolm Shepherd, 2nd Baron Sheph...
Gibraltar Constitution Order 1969 - Wikipedia
List of Orders in Council for Northern Ireland
This is a list of Orders in Council for Northern Ireland which are primary legislation for the province in the absence of a devolved legislature, and also for those powers not devolved to the Northern...
List of Orders in Council for Northern Ireland - Wikipedia
Arthur Gore, 6th Earl of Arran
Arthur Jocelyn Charles Gore, 6th Earl of Arran, KP, PC (14 September 1868 – 19 December 1958), known as Viscount Sudley from 1884 to 1901, was an Anglo-Irish peer and soldier.
Arran was the only s...
Sir Edward Archdale, 1st Baronet
Sir Edward Mervyn Archdale, 1st Baronet, PC (Ireland), DL (26 January 1853 — 1 November 1943) was a Northern Irish politician.Archdale was born the son of Nicholas Montgomery Archdale and his wife Ade...
William Augustus Fawkener
William Augustus Fawkener (c.1750–1811) was a British civil servant and diplomat.
William Fawkener was one of the sons of Sir Everard Fawkener, a merchant and then British Ambassador to the Ottoma...