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The Little White Rose

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Just in case you missed it. Team 56 were sporting the sharp and sweet little white rose for the occasion of the state opening of parliament and for its audience with the great-great-granddaughter of the last Hanoverian monarch. 83 more words

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British Royals Attend State Opening Of Parliament

Queen Elizabeth, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Princess Royal attended the State Opening of Parliament at the House of Westminster today. 298 more words

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An ivy tunnel in South East London

London, UK, images; northern hemisphere, latitude, climate, weather, seasons, flora and fauna; evergreen plants; an entrance covered with ivy, an ivy tunnel, South East London 7 more words

London

Image: The Buckingham Palace Gates in London, UK

London, UK, images; tourism, places of interest, Buckingham Palace; official residence of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, built in 1705 and occupied by the royal families since Queen Victoria’s reign 27 more words

London

Daniel Mendoza, Boxing Champion of England

Daniel Mendoza was the first Jewish prize fighter to become Champion of England (1792 to 1795). He stood but 5’7”, but Mendoza was a scrapper. Weighing in a 11.5 stone (160 pounds), he was billed as “Mendoza the Jew.” Mendoza was the only middleweight boxer to win the Heavyweight Championship of the World. 925 more words

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