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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom, which is also known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. SYMBOLS: The national flag of England, known as St. George's Cross The Royal Standard The Tudor rose , England's national floral emblem

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England is a country that is part of the united kingdom which is also known as the

England

is a country that is part of the

United Kingdom,

which is also known as the

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


England is a country that is part of the united kingdom which is also known as the

SYMBOLS:

The national flag of England, known as St. George's Cross

The Royal Standard

The Tudor rose, England's national floral emblem

Motto:

"God and my right"


England is a country that is part of the united kingdom which is also known as the

The name "England" is derived from the Old English wordEnglaland, which means "land of the Angles". The Angles were one of the Germanic tribes that settled in England during the Early Middle Ages.

It is a country blessed with a long history, a rich culture and an ever-varied landscape. Prehistoric temples, Roman cities and Medieval castles lie side by side with ruined abbeys, stately palaces and humble cottages.


Language

LANGUAGE

As its name suggests, the English language, today spoken by hundreds of millions of people around the world, originated as the language of England

Distribution of the English language


Education

EDUCATION

After finishing compulsory education, pupils take a GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) examination, following which they may decide to continue in further education and attend a further education college.

The most well-known universities of England are…


Christ church university of oxford

Christ Church, University of Oxford

King's College, University of Cambridge


Architecture

ARCHITECTURE

Many ancient standing stone monuments were erected during the prehistoric period, amongst the best known are Stonehenge


England is a country that is part of the united kingdom which is also known as the

It was the Romans who founded the first cities and towns such as London, Bath, York, Chester and St Albans.

  • Palace of Westminster,

    the seat of the Parliament

    of the United Kingdom

  • St. Paul's Cathedral,

    English Baroque

  • The Broadway Tower is a folly,

    or mock tower, in Worcestershire


Folklore

Folklore

English folklore developed over many centuries. Some of the characters and stories are present across England, but most belong to specific regions. Common folkloric beings include giants, elfs, trolls, goblins and dwarves.

The legend from after the Norman invasion:

Robin Hood and his Merry Men of Sherwood

and their battles with the Sheriff of

Nottingham is, perhaps, the best known.

Tales originating from Brythonic traditions

entered English folklore, such as the

Arthurian myth, featuring King Arthur,

Camelot, Excalibur, Merlin and the

Knights of the Round Table such as Lancelot.


Literature poetry and philosophy

LITERATURE, POETRY AND PHILOSOPHY

Early authors wrote in Latin; the period of Old English literature provided the epic poem Beowulf, the secular prose of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.

William Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream)

remains one of the most championed

authors in English literature.

Authors from around the time of the Victorian era include Dickens, Brontë sisters, Jane Austen, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy and many others.


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