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.
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.
Queen Elizabeth II at 90: A look at highs, lows of her reign
24 Nov 1954 - Elizabeth II of England & Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill, wait at Waterloo station for the Queen Mother on her return from a month in America. In front, Prince Charles & Princess Anne
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/
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
Sir Winston Churchill ~ Anyone with a care for either education or history will have been appalled by this week's latest manifestation of national dumbing down - the survey which showed that 25 per cent of British people believe that Sir Winston Churchill was a mythical figure rather than a real human being.