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Dictionary of British kings and queens.

Dictionary of British kings and queens.

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Published by Brockhampton Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBrockhampton Reference series
The Physical Object
Pagination252p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22643568M
ISBN 101860190731

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A monster-sized dictionary of English slang and British colloquialisms (informal speech) currently in use in the UK, listing over slang expressions. Switch to new thesaurus. Noun. 1. King's English - English as spoken by educated persons in southern England. Queen's English. English, English language - an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries.

The Queen's English What's the meaning of the phrase 'The Queen's English'? The language of the United Kingdom. What's the origin of the phrase 'The Queen's English'? Shakespeare used the phrase in The Merry Wives of Windsor, , but it was in common use before that. 'The King's English' is used when the United Kingdom has a king. King's English definition is - standard, pure, or correct English speech or usage.


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John Cannon and Anne Hargreaves. This authoritative and accessible guide to the British monarchy spans the Romano-British rulers of 55 BC to the present day House of Windsor.

Generously illustrated with maps, photos, paintings, and genealogies, it contains a wealth of information on the rulers of Britain, including their policies, personalities, key dates, and legacies.

Dictionary of British kings and queens. book John Cannon, author Robert Crowcroft, author Professor John Cannon held the chair of Modern History at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne until He edited several titles, including The Oxford Companion to British History and The Kings and Queens of Britain.

Dr Robert Crowcroft is a lecturer in Contemporary History at the University of Edinburgh. His first book, Attlee’s War: World. The King's English is a book on English usage and grammar. It was written by the brothers Henry Watson Fowler and Francis George Fowler and was published in ; it thus pre-dates by 20 years Modern English Usage, which was written by Henry alone after Francis's death in The King's English is less like a dictionary than Modern English Usage; it consists of longer articles on more.

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So take a shufti through The UK to USA Dictionary British English vs. American English and see if you can suss out the meanings. A nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse/5(75). This list of kings and queens of the Kingdom of England begins with Alfred the Great, who initially ruled Wessex, one of the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms which later made up modern England.

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Queen's English and American English differ in three areas. spelling, pronunciation and - of course - names for many everyday things. All of these make reading and watching films a lot of fun.

Here's a little list of things I can think of right now. Powered by Oxford, Lexico's Dictionary & Thesaurus offers trusted English definitions, synonyms, & grammar guides for native speakers & language learners. England’s rulers from the king who lost his crown to the Danes, to the French duke who took the crown from the English.

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royalty (roi′əl-tē) n. royalties 1. A person of royal rank or lineage. Monarchs and their families considered as a group. The lineage or rank of a monarch. The power, status, or authority of a monarch. Royal quality or bearing.

A kingdom or possession ruled by a monarch. A right or prerogative of the crown, as that. Royalty definition: The members of royal families are sometimes referred to as royalty. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

Royal definition, of or relating to a king, queen, or other sovereign: royal power; a royal palace. See more.Below is a list of the kings and queens who have ruled England and then Great Britain and the United Kingdom through the centuries.

The list is in chronological order, and the sections indicate the main ruling families or general groups. The dates given are the years that the king or queen reigned. Saxons and Danes (s to ).The Queen's English refers to grammatically correct and coherent written expression in the English language.

It does not refer to a specific accent, intonation or regional variation of the spoken language.