England and Scotland

Margaret Maid of Norway Annals Britannica mentions one of history’s great what if? questions which concerns Margaret the Maid of Norway, who was the sole remaining heir to the Scottish throne when her grandfather died in 1286. She was three years old and her father, the king of Norway, arranged that she would marry the … Read more

Suez Canal Crisis 1956

The Suez Crisis 2021 marks the 65th anniversary of the Suez Canal Crisis of 1956. Annals Fresh Start and Readjustment  recounts events leading up to the nationalisation of the Anglo-French owned Suez Canal in June 1956 by General Gamal A. Nasser, the Egyptian president. Israeli troops invaded Gaza in late October and the Egyptian army … Read more

British Empire and Slavery

The beginning of the English Slave Trade The matter of slavery is referred to and discussed in various section of Annals Britannica, a comprehensive review and timeline of British history. Britain first became involved in the transatlantic slave trade when Sir John Hawkins delivered slaves taken from Portuguese slave traders to Spanish colonies in the … Read more

Anniversaries 2021

 2021 Literary and Dramatic 60th anniversaries Annals Britannica, a comprehensive review and timeline of British history, records the 60th anniversary of some notable artistic ventures which happened in 1961. The satirical magazine Private Eye was first published in 1961. It became noted for humorous but wounding lampoons of leading figures in public life and also frequently … Read more

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