George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. Continue reading
The country of Malta received the British Civilian Medal: George Cross, on April 15th 1942, by King George VI. Continue reading
In June 1993, John Mackinnon a British zoologist and head of the Asian Bureau for Conservation in Hong Kong described Pseudoryx nghetinhenis as bovid a new species cow, based on skulls and hides. Continue reading
On November 26th 1998, British Prime Minister Tony Blair address the Parliament of the Irish Republic, speaking before 226 Irish legislators in Dublin. Continue reading
In the 1999 war crimes case of Anthony Sawoniuk, accused of participating in the murders of 3,800 Jews near Domachevo, Belarus, during the Holocaust, British jury visited the town to examine the evidence firsthand.
Richard I (8 September 1157 – 6 April 1199) was King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death. Continue reading
King Richard I, known as Coeur-de-Lion, or Lion-Hearted, came to the throne in 1189 wore a Heraldic symbol. This was his shield displaying three golden lions. Continue reading