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  1. British Isles

  2. Stonehenge, pre-Celtic site on England’s Salisbury Plain

  3. Celts spread across Europe, 900 BC

  4. Irish Christian Saints enter Cornwall, England ~ AD 500

  5. Old Sarum, a stone age site surrounded by a Norman site on the Salisbury Plain in southern England

  6. Avebury, a pre-Stonehenge site on the Salisbury Plain with Silbury Hill at the top of the scene.

  7. Ancient standing stones in Avebury Village

  8. Silbury Hill, at 300 feet high, the largest earthwork in Europe, outside Avebury, England

  9. Roman pool at Bath, England, in a Victorian spa setting. The Romans called it Aqua Sulis. The water comes from a hot springs in the Mendip Hills to the west. The Romans had an elaborate system to heat it from beneath the pools, which had varying temperatures.

  10. Roman arch at Bath.

  11. Roman building foundation, London

  12. Anglo-Saxon Christian church, (~AD 700, Bradford on Avon.

  13. Norman Castle, Laugharne Wales

  14. Glastonbury Tor, pre-Christian site of Pilgrimage, said to contain the chalice of Joseph of Arimathea.

  15. British Empire (after 1783)

  16. U.K., 1921

  17. 1914

  18. 1960

  19. British Commonwealth of Nations

  20. House O’Lords

  21. House of Commons

  22. Rosetta Stone, British Museum, London Allowed Egyptian hieroglyphics (top) to be deciphered from ancient Greek (bottom).

  23. The “Elgin” Marbles, stolen from the Parthenon and stashed in the British Museum in London

  24. False-color infrared satellite image of London on the Thames. Red is vegetation, grey & light blue are urban areas.

  25. Ireland

  26. St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin