This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,-- This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England.

This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,-- This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England.

We are united in United Kingdom! Want to find out #information related to…

We are united in United Kingdom! Want to find out #information related to…

On this day 1st August, 1740, Rule Britannia was sung for the first time, for the then Prince of Wales's daughter's third birthday

On this day 1st August, 1740, Rule Britannia was sung for the first time, for the then Prince of Wales's daughter's third birthday

Fun British food facts! I personally disagree with the sandwich one (yes, it's named for the Earl of Sandwich, but I'm sure someone else would have come up with the idea sooner), but this is neat nonetheless.

Fun British food facts! I personally disagree with the sandwich one (yes, it's named for the Earl of Sandwich, but I'm sure someone else would have come up with the idea sooner), but this is neat nonetheless.

Celebrating being English - A street party to commemorate The Queen's Diamond Jubilee in Leicestershire

Celebrating being English - A street party to commemorate The Queen's Diamond Jubilee in Leicestershire

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