21 Maps That Will Change How You Think About Britain

21 Maps That Will Change How You Think About Britain

English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It's spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century. Here are 25 maps that explain the English language. #English #language #map

25 maps that explain the English language

English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It's spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century. Here are 25 maps that explain the English language. #English #language #map

Why do Brits Drive on the Left? It has do do with Romans.

Why do Drivers in the UK Drive on the Left?

Roman campaign - map shows the route the many incursions into British territories over the decades the Romans attempted to subdue the British.

Roman campaign - map shows the route the many incursions into British territories over the decades the Romans attempted to subdue the British.

London’s Viking Lineage http://www.londonhistorygroup.com/londons-viking-lineage/

London’s Viking Lineage http://www.londonhistorygroup.com/londons-viking-lineage/

Tabula Peutingeriana , also referred to as Peutinger's or Peutinger Table, is an illustrated itinerarium showing the layout of cursus publicus, the road network in the Roman Empire.

Narrow Street in Bath.Bath is a city in the ceremonial county of Somerset in South West England. It is situated 97 miles west of London and 13 miles south-east of Bristol. At the 2001 census, the population of the city was 83,992. Wikipedia

Narrow Street in Bath.Bath is a city in the ceremonial county of Somerset in South West England. It is situated 97 miles west of London and 13 miles south-east of Bristol. At the 2001 census, the population of the city was 83,992. Wikipedia

Rome, Italy - the famous colosseum. Best Destination| Fun Trip| DIY Tutorial| Save Money on trips| Cheap Destination

Top 10 Cheapest Travel Destinations

Rome, Italy - the famous colosseum. Best Destination| Fun Trip| DIY Tutorial| Save Money on trips| Cheap Destination

"Calavera: a representation of human skull made from either sugar or clay, which is used in the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead and the Roman Catholic holiday All Souls Day." - Wikipedia...

Dead Like Me

"Calavera: a representation of human skull made from either sugar or clay, which is used in the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead and the Roman Catholic holiday All Souls Day." - Wikipedia...

Pie & mash is a traditional London working-class food, originating in London's East End. Pie, mash & eel shops have been in London since the 19th century & are still common in south & east London, & many parts of Kent & Essex. The shops may serve either or both steamed & jellied eels. M. Manze in Peckham have been serving this dish since 1902.

Pie & mash is a traditional London working-class food, originating in London's East End. Pie, mash & eel shops have been in London since the 19th century & are still common in south & east London, & many parts of Kent & Essex. The shops may serve either or both steamed & jellied eels. M. Manze in Peckham have been serving this dish since 1902.

Pictured here is a map of Hadrian's wall, to give a scope of how far it stretched across Britain. As you can see in the map it is really impressive how far it stretched and how it was constructed in 122 AD by orders of Emperor Hadrian. The purpose was to divide the Roman Empire from the unconquered barbarians of the north. WIKIPEDIA

Pictured here is a map of Hadrian's wall, to give a scope of how far it stretched across Britain. As you can see in the map it is really impressive how far it stretched and how it was constructed in 122 AD by orders of Emperor Hadrian. The purpose was to divide the Roman Empire from the unconquered barbarians of the north. WIKIPEDIA

Roman Shield ~ "The winged sun is a symbol associated with divinity, royalty and power in the Ancient Near East (Egypt, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, and Persia" --wikipedia

Roman Shield ~ "The winged sun is a symbol associated with divinity, royalty and power in the Ancient Near East (Egypt, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, and Persia" --wikipedia

Whitby Abbey is a ruined Benedictine abbey overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff above Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. It was disestablished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under the auspices of Henry VIII.

Whitby Abbey is a ruined Benedictine abbey overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff above Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. It was disestablished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under the auspices of Henry VIII.

Roman numeral analysis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Roman numeral analysis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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