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  1. British Empire

    For a comprehensive list of the territories that formed the British Empire Evolution of the British Empire ... 2011 Infobox country name British Empire image flag Flag of the United Kingdom.svg image map The British Empire.png map caption The areas of the world that at one time were part of the British Empire ... it deliberately only contains the flag and map. The British Empire comprised the dominion s, Crown ... ref By 1922 the British Empire held sway over about 458 million people, one fifth of the world s population ... sets the sun never sets on the British Empire because its span across the globe ensured that the sun ... by Japan, which damaged British prestige and accelerated the decline of the empire, despite the eventual ... by European powers, most of the territories of the British Empire were granted independence, ending ... used for his second voyage to the New World The foundations of the British Empire were laid when Kingdom ... British Empire ref refOHBEv1 Canny , p.  62. ref were beginning to press for the establishment ... Empire began to take shape during the early 17th century, with the British colonization of the Americas ... century, has subsequently been referred to as the First British Empire . ref refOHBEv1 Canny ... British Empire refLloyd1996 Lloyd , pp.  22 23. ref To ensure that the increasingly healthy ... England s position in the Americas at the expense of the Dutch. ref British Empire refLloyd1996 ... succeeded in colonising the The Bahamas Bahamas . ref British Empire refLloyd1996 Lloyd , pp.  ... formed Somers Isles Company . ref British Empire refLloyd1996 Lloyd , pp.  15 20. ref The Virginia ... Wars Second Anglo Dutch War , in exchange for Suriname . ref British Empire refLloyd1996 Lloyd , p ... New France . ref name buckner25 British Empire refBuckner2008 Buckner , p.  25. ref Two years later ... to supply slaves to the British colonies of the Caribbean. ref British Empire refLloyd1996 Lloyd , p.  37. ref From the outset, slavery was the basis of the British Empire in the West Indies. Until ...   more details



  1. The British Empire: A survey

    Image The British Empire A survey.JPG thumb 200px right The British Empire A survey The British Empire A survey is a series of twelve books, each self contained, published for educational purposes during the British Empire Exhibition in London by HarperCollins Collins in 1924, following the request of the Exhibition s management towards the Imperial Studies Committee of the Royal Colonial Institute to create this work. The series General Editor was Hugh Gunn and the Advisory Committee members were Sir Charles P. Lucas, Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath KCB , Order of St Michael and St George KCMG Chairman The Right Honourable The Rt Hon Lord Morris, KCMG, Doctor of Laws LL.D. Sir Harry Wilson, KCMG, Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire KBE Arthur Percival Newton, Master ... Sir George R. Parkin, KCMG, LL.D. The volumes I. The Dominions and Dependencies of the Empire , by Coll. II. The Story of the Empire , by Sir Charles Lucas III. The Constitution, Administration, and Laws of the Empire , by Prof. A. Berriedale Keith IV. The Resources of the Empire and Their Development , by Evans Lewin V. Health Problems of the Empire Past, Present, and Future by Dr. Andrew Balfour and Dr. H. H. Scott VI. The Press and Communications of the Empire , by J. Saxon Mills VII. The Trade, Commerce, and Shipping of the Empire , by Sir Charles McLeod and Prof. A. W. Kirkaldy VIII. Makers of the Empire , by Hugh Gunn IX. The Native Races of the Empire , by Hugh Gunn X. The Universities and Educational Systems of the Empire , by Sir Godfrey Ladgen XI. The Literature and Art of the Empire , by Edward Salmon and Major A. A. Longden XII. Migration Within the Empire , by Major E. A. Belcher See also British Empire Exhibition British Empire Colonial Exhibitions commons Category British Empire Category 1924 in the United Kingdom Category 1924 in London Category 20th century in London ... about the British Empire Survey, A UK stub ...   more details



  1. British Empire Medal

    Image B.E.M..jpg right 120px De medaille The Medal of the Order of the British Empire for Meritorious Service , usually known as the British Empire Medal BEM , is a United Kingdom British medal awarded ... divisions in a similar way to the Order of the British Empire itself. While recipients are not technically ... Jubilee in 2012. ref http www.bbc.co.uk news uk 15503068 British Empire Medal to return says David Cameron, BBC News, 28 October 2011 ref History The Medal of the Order of the British Empire was first established in 1917 together with the Order of the British Empire itself. In 1922 the original medal was split in two new honours. While the Medal of the Order of the British Empire for Gallantry ... Cross in 1940, the Medal of the Order of the British Empire for Meritorious Service usually known as the British Empire Medal was awarded in similar circumstances as the lower classes of the Order of the British Empire, but usually to people below management or professional level. In the uniformed ... in the fire services. From 1940, the British Empire Medal for Meritorious Service could again be awarded ... with more senior recipients receiving the Order of the British Empire . From 14 January 1958 these awards were instead designated as the British Empire Medal for Gallantry and consisted of the Medal of the Order of the British Empire for Meritorious Service with a silver oak leaf emblem worn ... yes accessdate 2007 10 31 ref See also Category Recipients of the British Empire Medal Recipients of the British Empire Medal References reflist External links http www.nationalarchives.gov.uk documentsonline wo373.asp Search recommendations for the British Empire Medal on The UK National Archives ... 327239&CFTOKEN 41216880 British Empire Medal on the Veterans Affairs Canada site Decorations of the United ... Navy Category Recipients of the British Empire Medal de British Empire Medaille nl Medaille van het Britse Rijk no British Empire Medal sv British Empire Medal ...   more details



  1. British Empire League

    Refimprove date July 2009 The British Empire League was formed in London in 1894 in order to support the ideology of British imperialism and to promote loyalty to and the unity of the British Empire . It was particularly active in the British dominion s of Australia and Canada in the early part of the twentieth century. The League focused on the celebration of the birthday of Queen Victoria 24 May as a patriotic holiday. In Australia, this was not only an observance of the holiday in schools, but was also a wider opportunity to demonstrate loyalty to Britain. Empire Day was officially adopted by the Reid government in 1905 and observed for more than fifty years. ref http primeministers.naa.gov.au glossary ref In Australia, the League sponsored a monthly publication United Australia which featured on its cover Britannia and the motto One people one destiny . References references Category British Empire Category Organizations established in 1895 Category Monarchist organizations UK org stub ...   more details



  1. 1930 British Empire Games

    Commonwealth Games infobox Name 1st British Empire Games Logo Logo 1930 and 1934 BEG.png Size 150 Host ... by Queen s Baton Stadium Ivor Wynne Stadium Civic Stadium The 1930 British Empire Games were the first ... in these first British Empire Games valign top width 230px flaglink Australia at the 1930 British Empire Games flaglink Bermuda at the 1930 British Empire Games flaglink British Guiana at the 1930 British Empire Games valign top width 230px flaglink Canada at the 1930 British Empire Games 1921 flaglink England at the 1930 British Empire Games flagicon Ireland 1783 Ireland at the 1930 British Empire Games Ireland valign top width 230px flaglink Newfoundland at the 1930 British Empire Games flaglink New Zealand at the 1930 British Empire Games flaglink Scotland at the 1930 British Empire Games valign top width 230px flaglink South Africa at the 1930 British Empire Games 1928 flaglink Wales at the 1930 British Empire Games Medals table Image Empire games 1930 countries map.PNG thumb ... 1 align left flaglink England at the 1930 British Empire Games 25 22 13 60 style background ccccff 2 align left flaglink Canada at the 1930 British Empire Games 1921 20 16 18 54 3 align left flaglink South Africa at the 1930 British Empire Games 1928 6 4 8 18 4 align left flaglink New Zealand at the 1930 British Empire Games 3 4 2 9 5 align left flaglink Australia at the 1930 British Empire Games 3 4 1 8 6 align left flaglink Scotland at the 1930 British Empire Games 2 3 5 10 7 align left flaglink Wales at the 1930 British Empire Games 0 2 1 3 8 align left flaglink British Guiana at the 1930 British Empire Games 0 1 1 2 9 align left flagicon Ireland 1783 Ireland at the 1930 British Empire ... Official Site http www.guernseycga.org.gg 1930can.html 1930 British Empire Games at the official Guernsey site http www.commonwealthgames.org.au GamesInfo PastGames 1930 1930.htm 1930 British Empire Games ... Empire Games Hamilton Category 1930 British Empire Games Category History of Hamilton, Ontario ...   more details



  1. Historiography of the British Empire

    The historiography of the British Empire refers to the studies, sources, critical methods and interpretations used by scholars to study the history of the British Empire . Scholars have long studied the Empire ... and the formation of a unitary and organic British empire of the sea. Walpole s opponents in the 1730s ... Theories about imperialism typically focus on the British Empire, with side glances elsewhere ... Marshall, ed. The Oxford History of the British Empire Volume II The Eighteenth Century 1998 .... ref David Richardson, The British Empire and the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1660 1807, in P.J. Marshall, ed. The Oxford History of the British Empire Volume II The Eighteenth Century 1998 pp 440 64. ref ... Supremacy, 1765 1818, in The Oxford History of the British Empire vol. 2, The Eighteenth Century ..., they have suggested that the British empire was a cultural project as well as a set of political and economic ... of Empire English Cosmopolitans in an Age of Expansion, 1560 1660. ref See also British Empire British ... Further reading Basic bibliography Bayly, C. A. ed. Atlas of the British Empire 1989 . survey by scholars heavily illustrated Brendon, Piers. A Moral Audit of the British Empire. History Today , Oct ... Empire, 1781 1997 2008 , wide ranging survey Bryant, Arthur. The History of Britain and the British ... Empire 2006 , 144 pp Darwin, John. The Empire Project The Rise and Fall of the British World System ... ed., The New Imperial Histories Reader 2009 James, Lawrence. The Rise and Fall of the British Empire 1997 . Marshall, P. J. ed. , The Cambridge Illustrated History of the British Empire 1996 . Stockwell, Sarah, ed. The British Empire Themes and Perspectives 2008 355pp. Overviews Beinart, William, ed. Environment and Empire Oxford History of the British Empire Companion 2007 Black, Jeremy. The British Seaborne Empire 2004 Brendon, Piers. A Moral Audit of the British Empire. History Today , Oct 2007 ... Empire, 1781 1997 2008 Buckner, Phillip, ed. Canada and the British Empire 2010 Cain, P. J. and A.G. ...   more details



  1. British Empire and Commonwealth Museum

    Infobox Museum name British Empire and Commonwealth Museum image Bristol Temple Meads old station frontage ... The British Empire and Commonwealth Museum gbmapping ST597725 was a museum in Bristol , United Kingdom exploring the history of the British Empire and the effect of British colonial rule on the rest ... web url http www.english heritage.org.uk server show conGap.6 title British Empire and Commonwealth ... tapestry, which was 23 years in the making, is to have a new home at the British Empire and Commonwealth ...?id 288 title British Empire and Commonwealth Museum Bristol Pow Wow Special exhibition until 1st .... ref cite web url http www.empiremuseum.co.uk aboutus aboutus.htm title About Us publisher British Empire ... ref ref cite web url http www.theartnewspaper.com articles Rise and fall of the British Empire museum 24476 title Rise and fall of the British Empire museum As the scale of unethical disposals emerges ... 03 03 ref References reflist External links http www.empiremuseum.co.uk British Empire & Commonwealth Museum website http www.imagesofempire.com Images of Empire online resource of still and moving images EW charity 1097205 The British Empire and Commonwealth Museum http www.theartnewspaper.com articles Rise and fall of the British Empire museum 24476 Article on the rise and fall of the museum ... museums of the United Kingdom Category British Empire Category History of the Commonwealth of Nations ... Police, and a register of titles of the regiments of the Honourable British East India Company ... that made possible Britain s first empire in America. ref On 23 November 2007 the museum announced ... aboutus relationalnews.htm move title News accessdate 2007 03 13 format work British Empire and Commonwealth Museum ref However, after closing in 2008 the move did not take place ... 2011 accessdate 2011 03 16 ref ref cite web url http www.guardian.co.uk culture 2011 mar 17 british empire museum director dismissed title Museum director leaves post amid police investigation into missing ...   more details



  1. British Empire Economic Conference

    File Canada Stamp 1932 Ottawa Conference.jpg thumb 180px right Postage stamp, Canada, 1932 commemorative overprint for Ottawa Conference. The British Empire Economic Conference also known as the Imperial Economic Conference or Ottawa Conference was a 1932 meeting conference of British colonies and the autonomous dominion s held to discuss the Great Depression . It was held between 21 July and 20 August in Ottawa . The conference saw the group admit the failure of the gold standard and abandon attempts to return to it. The meeting also worked to establish a zone of limited tariff s within the British Empire , but with high tariffs with the rest of the world. This was called Imperial preference or Empire Free Trade . This abandonment of open free trade led to a split in the British government. The conference was especially notable for its adoption of Keynesian economics Keynesian ideas such as lowering interest rate s, increasing the money supply , and expanding government spending . See also Import Duties Act 1932 Source http www.time.com time magazine article 0,9171,744015,00.html British Empire Economic Conference Time magazine Barry Eichengreena and Douglas A. Irwin, Trade blocs, currency blocs and the reorientation of world trade in the 1930s, Journal of International Economics , Volume 38, Issues 1 2, February 1995, Pages 1 24 Robert A. MacKay, Imperial Economics at Ottawa , Pacific Affairs, Vol. 5, No. 10 Oct., 1932 , pp. 873 885 Maxwell Slutz Stewart, The Ottawa conference , Foreign policy association, incorporated, 1932 Category 1932 in Canada Category 1932 in economics Category 1932 in international relations Category 20th century diplomatic conferences Category British Empire Category Diplomatic conferences in Canada Category Great Depression Category Gold standard Category History of Ottawa cs Ottawsk konference es Conferencia Econ mica del Imperio Brit nico fr Accords d Ottawa zh yue ...   more details



  1. Tallest building in the British Empire

    The title of tallest building in the British Empire was hotly contest during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In this era the nations of the British Empire possessed a large measure of cultural unity and naturally looked to each other for comparison and competition. This was evident in the displays at Queen Victoria s silver and diamond jubilees and in the creation of the British Empire Games in 1930 later the Commonwealth Games . A similar phenomenon occurred in the world of architecture and civics. boosterism Local boosters in cities and regions across the Empire covered the title of greatest , biggest , largest or best in the Empire. In general the boosters focused on commercial buildings, as claiming the title was part of marketing the building to potential renters. They conveniently ignored much taller non commercial buildings such as St Paul s Cathedral which stands convert 111 m and was consecrated in 1708, or Victoria Tower in the Palace of Westminster which was built in 1855 and measures convert 98.5 m . The Commonwealth of Nations slowly evolved out of the British Empire over decades, but the 1931 Statute of Westminster 1931 Statute of Westminster is often used as a dividing point. During the twentieth century the title was held primarily by Canadian buildings. Since the 1990s, however Asian buildings have held the title. Height restrictions have much to do with this list. Until the 1960s, London , the capital of the Empire, had especially strict height maximums to preserve the views of historic structures. Until the late 1920 Montreal limited all buildings ... Building In The British Empire Category Lists of tallest buildings Category British Empire Category .... Tallest building in the Empire class wikitable sortable Years Building small original ... Street.JPG 100px center Canadian Pacific Building 1912 Sun Tower Vancouver British Columbia flag Canada ... 1910 1912 Dominion Building Vancouver British Columbia flag Canada 1868 sort 053 convert 53 m ft abbr ...   more details



  1. British Empire Exhibition

    The British Empire Exhibition was a colonial exhibition held at Wembley , Middlesex in 1924 and 1925. ref http www.britishpathe.com record.php?id 75167 British Pathe agency Film of British Empire Exhibition, reel one ref ref http www.britishpathe.com record.php?id 75168 British Pathe agency Film of British Empire Exhibition, reel two ref ref http www.britishpathe.com record.php?id 75169 British Pathe agency Film of British Empire Exhibition, reel three ref ref http www.britishpathe.com record.php?id 75170 British Pathe agency Film of British Empire Exhibition, reel four ref History Image GB British Empire Exhibition Postage Stamps.jpg thumb 300px right GB British Empire Exhibition Postage Stamps Image Palace of Industry British Empire Exhibition 1924 1.JPG thumb 300px right Palace of Industry ... V of the United Kingdom George V on St George s Day, 23 April 1924. The British Empire contained ... coin d in Scarlet color scarlet , and a frac 1 1 2 d in brown, both being inscribed British Empire ... Wembley British Empire Exhibitions stamps on The British Postal Museum & Archive website ref and many ..., which resulted in a 12 volume book The British Empire A survey with Hugh Gunn as the General ... British Empire Exhibition 1924 http members.lycos.co.uk bee1924 index2.html Unofficial site http www.postcard.co.uk esg remains.htm Remains of the British Empire Exhibition http www.20thcenturylondon.org.uk server.php?show conInformationRecord.86 British Empire Exhibitions 1924 1925 Exploring 20th ... Category Wembley Stadium and Wembley Arena Category Colonial exhibitions de British Empire Exhibition fr British Empire Exhibition he ... all who owe allegiance to the British flag to meet on common ground and learn to know each other ... 619596 British Film Institute Never Stop Railway ref ref http www.britishpathe.com record.php?id 8750 British Pathe agency Never Stop Railway film probably 1925 ref Most of the exhibition halls were ...   more details



  1. 1950 British Empire Trophy

    Infobox Grand Prix race report Type NC Country Isle of Man Grand Prix British Empire Trophy GP Suffix Date June 15 Year 1950 Image Official name XII British Empire Trophy Location Douglas, Isle of Man Douglas , Isle of Man Course Course mi 6.124 Course km 9.855 Distance laps 36 Distance mi 220.454 Distance km 354.787 Weather Pole Driver Cuth Harrison Pole Country UK Pole Team English Racing Automobiles ERA Pole Time 3 10.0 Fast Driver Reg Parnell Fast Team English Racing Automobiles ERA Fast Time 3 08.0 Fast Lap Fast Country UK First Driver Bob Gerard First Country UK First Team English Racing Automobiles ERA Second Driver Cuth Harrison Second Country UK Second Team English Racing Automobiles ERA Third Driver Toulo de Graffenried Third Country Switzerland Third Team Maserati in motorsport Maserati The 1950 British Empire Trophy was a Non Championship Formula One motor race held on June 15, 1950 at the Douglas Circuit, in Douglas, Isle of Man Douglas , Isle of Man . It was the eighth race of the 1950 Formula One season . The race, contested over 36 laps, was won by English Racing Automobiles ERA driver Bob Gerard . Cuth Harrison finished second in an English Racing Automobiles ERA , and Emmanuel de Graffenried third in a Maserati in motorsport Maserati . Results class wikitable style font size 95 Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time Retired Grid 1 1 flagicon UK Bob Gerard Bob ... http www.silhouet.com motorsport archive f1 nc 1950 1950.html empire accessdate 2009 01 10 F1 NC race report Name of race British Empire Trophy Year of race 1950 Previous race in season 1950 Paris Grand Prix Next race in season 1950 Bari Grand Prix Previous year s race 1949 British Empire Trophy Next year s race 1951 British Empire Trophy Category 1950 Formula One race reports British Empire Trophy cs British Empire Trophy 1950 it British Empire Trophy 1950 sl British Empire Trophy 1950 fi British Empire Trophy 1950 ...   more details



  1. Order of the British Empire

    s star of the Order of the British Empire awarded by the Sovereign, on the advice of the Government type Award motto For God and the Empire day NA eligibility British nationals for A national order ... The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is an order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 ... 7791 endpage 7999 accessdate 2010 06 13 Original Order of the British Empire Statutes dated 24 Aug ... Today Queen and public Honours Order of the British Empire royal.gov.uk The Official Website ... Order of the British Empire GBE or Dame Grand Cross of the Most Excellent Order of the British ... important words not implied by the initials. The British Empire no longer exists as a formal entity, but the Order of the British Empire continues. ref Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire KBE or Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire DBE Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire CBE Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire OBE Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire MBE Only the highest ... before their name. Awards in the Order of the British Empire in the Commonwealth Realms were ... to that Order as full members do. There is also a related British Empire Medal , whose recipients are not members of the Order, but who are nonetheless affiliated with the Order. The British Empire Medal ... PDF Under Order of the British Empire section, reads The British Empire Medal has not been used ... become Knight Bachelor Knights Bachelor . Although the Order of the British Empire has by far ... of the Order of the British Empire was instituted. In 1922, it was renamed the British Empire Medal ... appointed to the Order of the British Empire. The United Kingdom s Government has not recommended ... of Arms of the Order of the British Empire Order s King of Arms is not a member of the College ..., Officer or Member of the Order of the British Empire for gallantry, for acts of bravery not in the face ...   more details



  1. 1934 British Empire Games

    British Empire Games Logo London Commonwealth Games 1934.jpg Size 120 Host city London , England ... Stadium The 1934 British Empire Games were the second of what is now known as the Commonwealth Games ... Teams participating for the first time in bold . flaglink Australia at the 1934 British Empire Games flaglink Bermuda at the 1934 British Empire Games flaglink British Guiana at the 1934 British Empire Games flaglink Canada at the 1934 British Empire Games variant 1921 flaglink England at the 1934 British Empire Games flaglink Hong Kong at the 1934 British Empire Games 1910 flaglink India at the 1934 British Empire Games variant British flagicon Ireland Irish Free State at the 1934 British Empire Games Irish Free State flaglink Jamaica at the 1934 British Empire Games variant 1906 flaglink New Zealand at the 1934 British Empire Games flagicon Newfoundland Newfoundland at the 1934 British Empire Games Newfoundland flaglink Northern Ireland at the 1934 British Empire Games flaglink Southern Rhodesia at the 1934 British Empire Games flaglink Scotland at the 1934 British Empire Games flaglink South Africa at the 1934 British Empire Games variant 1928 flaglink Wales at the 1934 British ... main Athletics at the 1934 British Empire Games Boxing MedalistTable type Event width 255 Flyweight ... http www.guernseycga.org.gg 1934london.html 1934 British Empire Games at the official Guernsey site http www.commonwealthgames.org.au GamesInfo PastGames 1934 1934.htm 1934 British Empire Games Australian Commonwealth Games official website Commonwealth Games years Category 1934 in sports British Empire Games Category 1934 in the United Kingdom British Empire Games Category 1934 British Empire Games Category Sports festivals in London Category 1934 in London British Empire Games, 1934 Category Wembley Stadium and Wembley Arena de British Empire Games 1934 es Juegos de la Mancomunidad de 1934 fr Jeux de l Empire britannique de 1934 nl British Empire Games 1934 ja 1934 pl Igrzyska ...   more details



  1. British Empire Union

    Refimprove date December 2008 File British Empire Union WWI poster.jpg thumb right British Empire Union poster from the immediate post war period, titled Once a German always a German The British Empire Union BEU was created in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland United Kingdom during World War I , in 1916, after changing its name from the Anti German Union , which had been founded in 1915. Sir George Makgill was the BEU s Honorary Secretary and Lord Edward Illiffe was its treasurer. The BEU was anti Socialism socialist and thought that the Labour Party UK Labour Party would Bolshevik Bolshevise Britain and argued for a paramilitary force to combat it. It was also associated with the antisemitism of Leopold Maxse . It held anti Germany German demonstrations in Hyde Park, London Hyde Park and elsewhere and is thought to have had around 10,000 members across fifty branches by the end of 1918. The BEU advocated wholesale internment and received over 1,250,000 signatures on petition for this cause, which it presented to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Prime Minister . It also disrupted meetings of pacifism pacifist and civil liberties groups and produced anti German posters. The BEU also protested to the BBC about Patrick Hamilton dramatist Patrick Hamilton s play Rope play Rope . On 28 July 1916 the Vice Presidents of the BEU, Seymour Bathurst, 7th Earl Bathurst Lord and Lady Bathurst, subscribed to a full page advertisement in The Morning Post stating their objectives blockquote 1. To consolidate the British Empire and to develop Trade and Commerce within the Empire and with our Allies. br 2. To alter our existing naturalisation laws to render it impossible for aliens seeking naturalisation to become British citizens so long as they remain subjects of other countries. This is to apply to existing cases. br 3. To pursue an Educational propaganda throughout ... library spies chap2.htm Spies at Work, Chapter 2 links between British Empire Union and Economic League ...   more details



  1. British Empire Range

    Geobox Range name British Empire Range image Quttinirtaaq 1 1997 08 05.jpg image size 275 image caption British Empire Range, to the north of Tanquary Fiord country Canada region Nunavut region type Territory unit highest Barbeau Peak highest elevation 2616 highest lat d 81 highest lat m 54 highest lat s 30 highest lat NS N highest long d 75 highest long m 01 highest long s 30 highest long EW W geology period orogeny map map size 275 map caption The British Empire Range is a mountain range on Ellesmere Island in Nunavut , Canada . The range is one of the most northern ranges in the world ref http atlas.nrcan.gc.ca site english maps topo map?mapsize 428 20380&lat 82.3500000007&long 77.4999999985&mapxy 268573.707593 3702696.05337&scale 5000000&feature na British Empire Range&location1 62&unique key 0c754d28849c20c35b4ad5ba544daf38&searchstring British 20Empire 20Range&entity MTN&layers fapfeature fapfeature 20north arrow 20other features 20million grid 20t50k grid 20grid 50k 3 20roads 20hydrography 20boundary 20builtup 20vegetation 20populated places 20railway 20power network 20manmade features 20designated areas 20water features 20water saturated soils 20relief 20contours 20toponymy 20contour 20nodata ntdb 50k&urlappend 26map textzoom03 feature 3Dnew 26map textzoom03 feature points 3D268593.589101 3702693.18667 26map textzoom03 class text 3DBritish 2BEmpire 2BRange 26map textzoom46 feature 3Dnew 26map textzoom46 feature points 3D268593.589101 3702693.18667 26map textzoom46 class text 3DBritish 2BEmpire 2BRange 26map arrowzoom03 feature 3Dnew 26map arrowzoom03 feature points 3D268593.589101 3702693.18667 British Empire Range at the Atlas of Canada ref and the Arctic Cordillera ... 82 21 00 N 077 29 59 W type adm1st region CA NU display title name British Empire Range Category Arctic Cordillera Category British Empire Range Category Mountain ranges of Qikiqtaaluk Region ca Serralada British Empire de British Empire Range fr Cha ne British Empire ...   more details



  1. Political officer (British Empire)

    In the British Empire , a Political officer or Political Agent was an officer of the imperial Civil Administration , as opposed to the Military administration , usually operating outside imperial territory from a base outside or inside imperial territory. The title was particularly attached to a government official acting as a political adviser to the ruler of one of the princely states in pre independence South Asia , though it could also designate a kind of special envoy or ambassador eg Political Officer to Afghanistan . See also Political Resident Category British colonial political officers Category Heads of Missions of the United Kingdom ...   more details



  1. British Empire in fiction

    main British Empire The British Empire has often been portrayed in fiction . Originally such works described ... deals with fictional characters set within the wider backdrop of the British Empire. This is an incomplete ... portray the eponymous fictional pirate in his struggles against the British and Dutch Empire The Netherlands ... a travelogue of the British Empire as it was at the time of writing as symbolised by the act that the protagonists ... by George MacDonald Fraser shows the British Empire between 1839 and 1891 and from the eyes of the dastardly ... World Wars and preserve the British Empire until the end of the twentieth century though creating ... the British Empire despite the loss of its centre and despite revolts in Egypt and other colonies ... of the British Empire called Neo Britannia. H. G. Wells The War of the Worlds comics H. G. Wells ..., 2005, 2007, 2011 feature the British Empire in all four. In the first film the Royal Navy and the character ... Jones Chronicles 1992 1993 features several episodes set in the British Empire. The Secret Adventures ... the First World War never happened and the British Empire, knit together by airships , still dominates ..., but the British Empire succeeded in moving its centre to India . With its capital in Delhi , what ... and the rebels lost the War of Independence. The Code Geass anime series The British Empire in fiction ... Stieber The British Empire is one of four empires in an alternate universe, which also includes ... steampunk world where the British Empire, and Queen Victoria , still rule the world. Comics Ministry ... anime series The British Empire in fiction Television 4 see below contain the manga books Lelouch ... The Code Geass anime series The British Empire in fiction Television 4 see below contain the radio ... a futuristic British Empire based in North America after being driven out of the British Isles ... examples of speculative fiction were a British empire different from the historical empire ... , a vast vision of humanity s future, mentions the British Empire surviving well into the twenty ...   more details



  1. British Empire Party

    The British Empire Party was a minor right wing party in the United Kingdom . It was founded in the early 1950s by P. J. Ridout, a former member of the Imperial Fascist League . ref Peter Barberis, John McHugh and Mike Tyldesley, Encyclopedia of British and Irish Political Organizations ref In the 1951 UK general election , the party stood one candidate, Trefor David, in Ogmore UK Parliament constituency Ogmore , who received 1,643 votes. A former Plaid Cymru member and miner, David gained some supporter amongst local miners but saw his support reduced after a local paper revealed the fascist past of Ridout. ref David Boothroyd , Politico s Guide to the History of British Political Parties , 2001, p. 17 ref The party gained a brief boost in 1951 when Arnold Leese told his followers to join the group, although ultimately the minor levels of support that Leese commanded made little difference. ref Dave Renton, Fascism, Anti Fascism and Britain in the 1940s , Basingstoke Macmillan, 2000, p. 51 ref References Reflist Category Political parties established in 1951 Category Defunct political parties in the United Kingdom Category Far right politics in the United Kingdom UK far right ...   more details



  1. 1950 British Empire Games

    Commonwealth Games infobox Name 4th British Empire Games Logo 1950 New Zealand.jpg Size 150 Host city Auckland, New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand Optional caption Nations participating 12 Athletes participating 590 Events Opening ceremony 4 February Closing ceremony 11 February Officially opened by Queen s Baton Stadium Eden Park The 1950 British Empire Games was the fourth edition of what is now ..., see New Zealand at the 1950 British Empire Games . Participating teams Image Empire games 1950 countries ... . flaglink Australia at the 1950 British Empire Games flaglink Canada at the 1950 British Empire Games variant 1921 flaglink Ceylon at the 1950 British Empire Games flaglink England at the 1950 British Empire Games flaglink Fiji at the 1950 British Empire Games variant colonial flaglink Malaya at the 1950 British Empire Games flaglink New Zealand at the 1950 British Empire Games flaglink Nigeria at the 1950 British Empire Games variant colonial flaglink Southern Rhodesia at the 1950 British Empire Games flaglink Scotland at the 1950 British Empire Games flaglink South Africa at the 1950 British Empire Games variant 1928 flaglink Wales at the 1950 British Empire Games Medals by country At the 1950 British Empire Games all the teams won at least one medal. The medal table is corrected as the result ... by event Athletics main Athletics at the 1950 British Empire Games Boxing MedalistTable type Event ... 1950auckland.html 1950 British Empire Games at the official Guernsey site http www.commonwealthgames.org.au GamesInfo PastGames 1950 1950.htm 1950 British Empire Games Australian Commonwealth Games official website Commonwealth Games years Category 1950 in sports British Empire Games Category 1950 British Empire Games Category Sport in Auckland Category History of Auckland Category Sports festivals in New Zealand de British Empire Games 1950 es Juegos de la Mancomunidad de 1950 fr Jeux de l Empire britannique de 1950 nl British Empire Games 1950 ja 1950 pl Igrzyska ...   more details



  1. 1938 British Empire Games

    Commonwealth Games infobox Name 3rd British Empire Games Logo 1938 British Empire Games.png Size 130 Host city Sydney , New South Wales , Australia Optional caption Nations participating 15 Athletes participating 464 Events 71 Opening ceremony 5 February Closing ceremony 12 February Officially opened by Queen s Baton Stadium Sydney Cricket Ground The 1938 British Empire Games was the third British Empire Games , the Commonwealth Games being the modern day equivalent. Held in Sydney , New South Wales , Australia from February 5 12, 1938, they were timed to coincide with Sydney s sesqui centenary 150 years since the foundation of British settlement in Australia . Venues included the Sydney Cricket ... until 1950 British Empire Games 1950 . Participating teams Image Empire games 1938 countries map.PNG thumb 250px Countries which participated flaglink Australia at the 1938 British Empire Games flag Bermuda flag British Guiana flag Canada 1921 flag Ceylon colonial flag England flag Fiji colonial flag India British flag New Zealand flag Northern Ireland flag Southern Rhodesia flag Scotland flag ... British Empire Games Boxing MedalistTable type Event width 250 Flyweight flagicon RSA 1928 Johnny ... 1938sydney.html 1938 British Empire Games at the official Guernsey site http www.commonwealthgames.org.au Templates Games PastGames 1938.htm 1938 British Empire Games Australian Commonwealth ... 1938 in Australian sport British Empire Games Category 1938 in sports British Empire Games Category 1938 British Empire Games Category Sport in Sydney Category History of Sydney de British Empire Games 1938 es Juegos de la Mancomunidad de 1938 fr Jeux de l Empire britannique de 1938 id Pesta Olahraga Imperium Britania 1938 nl British Empire Games 1938 ja 1938 pl Igrzyska Imperium Brytyjskiego ... 1 8 align left flag Scotland 0 2 3 5 9 align left flag British Guiana 0 1 0 1 10 align left flag Southern ... flagathlete John Goldup Davies John Davies ENG 2 51.9 flagicon British Guiana Walter Spence British ...   more details



  1. Flags of the British Empire

    During the time of the British Empire the dominions, many of the colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other ... A Blue ensign. Colonial Flag of British Cyprus 1922 File Flag of the Colony of Aden.svg left thumb ... thumb alt Blue Ensign United States of the Ionian Islands Ionian Islands 1815 1864 File Flag of British Heligoland.svg left thumb alt Blue Ensign British Heligoland 1807 1890 clear South and Southeast Asia File Flag of the British Straits Settlements 1874 1942 .svg alt A British Blue Ensign a blue ... 1946 1959 .svg alt A British Blue Ensign a blue flag with the Union Jack placed at the top left ... to 1959 File British Raj Red Ensign.svg left thumb alt A British blue Ensign a blue flag with the Union ... band tied at the bottom British India 1858 1947 File British Burma 1937 flag.svg left thumb alt Blue Ensign British Burma 1937 1948 File Flag of North Borneo.svg left thumb alt Blue Ensign British North Borneo 1882 1963 File British Ceylon flag.png left thumb alt Blue Ensign Ceylon 1815 1948 ... File Flag of British East Africa.svg left thumb alt Blue Ensign British East Africa Kenya 1921 1963 ... flag.png left thumb alt Blue Ensign Cape Colony 1875 1910 File Flag of British Colonial Nigeria.svg left thumb alt Blue Ensign British Colonial Nigeria 1800 1960 File Flag of the Gold Coast.svg left thumb alt Blue Ensign British Gold Coast 1821 1957 File British Cameroons Flag.gif left thumb alt Blue Ensign British Cameroons 1922 1961 File Flag of Nyasaland.svg left thumb alt Blue Ensign Nyasaland 1907 1953, 1963 1964 File Flag of British Somaliland 1950 60 .png left thumb alt Blue Ensign British ... of Mauritius 1923 1968 clear The Americas File Flag of the British Virgin Islands.svg left thumb alt Red Ensign British Virgin Islands Deleted image removed File Barbados 1870 1966 .gif left thumb ... pre 1979 File Flag of British guiana 1919 1954.gif left thumb alt Blue Ensign British Guiana 1919 1954 File Flag of British Honduras.svg left thumb alt Blue Ensign British Honduras 1919 1981 File ...   more details



  1. Territorial evolution of the British Empire

    File British Empire evolution3.gif thumb 300px Animated map showing growth and decline of the British Empire The territorial evolution of the British Empire is considered to have begun with the foundation of the English colonial empire in the late 16th century. Since then, a great many territories around ... formed part of the British Empire. The nature of the territories and peoples ruled as part of the British Empire varied enormously. In legal terms the territories included those formally under the sovereignty of the British monarch who held the additional title of Emperor of India Empress or Emperor ... was ever applied to any of these. A number of countries dominion s within the British Empire gained independence in stages during the earlier part of the 20th century. Much of the rest of the Empire ... Empire 1897.jpg thumb 350px right The British Empire in 1897, marked in traditional pink. The natures ... thumb 350px The Rise and Fall of the British Empire, graph starting in 1861 Within twenty ... remain under British rule the term British Empire is no longer used to describe these. Almost all ... padding left 2em present day British Overseas Territories Remains of the British Empire style background ... and provinces of British India 1876 1947 British Raj Indian Empire style background color ... its colonial possessions passed to the latter state. Collectively, these territories are referred to as the British Empire . Upon much of Ireland gaining independence in 1922 as the Irish Free State , the other territories of the Empire remained under the control of the United Kingdom. From 1714 to 1837 the British throne was held by a series of kings who were also the rulers of the States of the Holy Roman Empire German state of Kingdom of Hanover Hanover . However, this was purely a personal union ... transferred to British administration under the authority of the League of Nations or the United Nations ... of India and Pakistan in 1947. The last significant territory to pass from under British ...   more details



  1. British Guiana at the 1930 British Empire Games

    Unreferenced date December 2009 Deleted image removed image Guyana Commonwealth Games.gif right thumb 100px Guyana CGA Logo British Guiana at the 1930 British Empire Games was represented by a total of seven athletes. and abbreviated ???. British Guiana was one of only eleven countries to be represented at the inaugural Games. At these first Games, British Guiana won two medals. 1930 British Empire Games Medal Count Medals border 1 cellpadding 2 cellspacing 0 bgcolor efefef align center Deleted image removed Image Commgamesfed.gif 40px bgcolor gold Gold bgcolor silver Silver bgcolor CC9966 Bronze Total align center Unsourced image removed Image British Guyana 1906 1955 .gif 20px British Guiana 0 1 1 2 Athletics at the 1930 British Empire Games Athletics Men s 1 Mile Run Phil Edwards athlete Philip Aaron Edwards 5th Men s 440 Yard Run Quarter Mile Phil Edwards athlete Philip Aaron Edwards 3rd in Heat 3 Men s 880 Yard Run Half Mile Phil Edwards athlete Philip Aaron Edwards 5th Men s High Jump Colin E.S. Gordon Silver, 6 feet 2  inches 1.88 metres Men s Coxed Fours British Guiana Bronze E.M. Gonsales F.O. Comes J. Jardin J.L. Mathews Pelham Bayley Officials See also Guyana at the Commonwealth Games Nations at the 1930 British Empire Games br Guyana at the Commonwealth Games DEFAULTSORT British Guiana At The 1930 British Empire Games Category 1930 British Empire Games Category History of Guyana Category Guyana at the Commonwealth Games 1930 Category Sport in British Guiana Guyana sport stub ...   more details



  1. List of British Empire-related topics

    Orphan date February 2009 This is a list of topics related to the British Empire . British Empire The empire on which the sun never sets The sun never sets on the British Empire Communications All Red Line Geography Evolution of the British Empire Government Colonial Office Foreign and Commonwealth Office Monarchy of the United Kingdom Viceroy Wars and Conflics Battle of Trafalgar Commonwealth Commonwealth of Nations Category British Empire List of British Empire related topics Category British Empire related lists Topics Category Outlines British Empire ...   more details



  1. Bahamas at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

    Unreferenced date December 2009 The Bahamas was represented at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff by one competitor, Tom Robinson athlete Tom Robinson , who won gold in the 200 yards dash and silver in the 100 yards dash. Image Bahamas1958.jpg thumb right Tommy Robinson pictured during the 1958 British Empire Games in Cardiff, Wales. Bahamas at the Commonwealth Games DEFAULTSORT Bahamas At The 1958 British Empire And Commonwealth Games Category Bahamas at the Commonwealth Games 1958 Category 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Category 1958 in the Bahamas British ...   more details




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