English explorer under Elizabeth I who attempted to found a viable colony in Virginia in 1587. Subsequently executed by James I.
Oxford, guided by Wellington, Conservative Party, Home Secretary (1822-27), Prime Minister twice (1834-35 and 1841-46), supports Lord Ashburton negotiations with Webster leading to Treaty on US-Canada borders, founder of British police force.
James Wolfe, killed at Quebec vs. French in 1759
Albert, the consort
George Eliot (1819-1880)
John Russell, Earl of Kingston
Governor General of Canada (1847-54) and laterViceroy of India (1862-63). The orders destruction of the Old Summer Palace in Beijing during the Second Opium War in 1860.Type your paragraph here.
John Stuart Mill
Reverend Thomas Binney
PM Palmerston reading book
Robert Peel (1788-1850)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English Poet
Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Miguel Lisboa (1801-1889)
Soldier in kilt with feather hat
Nelson's ship HMS Victory
Royal ancestry, but father a modest vicar, at 20 wins prize for poem at Cambridge U, father dies and money troubles, to London, 3rd publication poems including Locksley Hall, break through, secedes Wordsworth as Britain’s Poet Laureate in 1850, marries, two sons, ’55 Charge of the Light Brigade, first poet to earn peerage
Victoria and J Brown
War of 1812 General
W. H. Russell
Alfred Lloyd Tennyson (1809-1892)
James Bruce - Gov. Gen
Victoria and baby Kaiser Wilhelm II
Stratford on Avon photos
British Editor Mark Lemon
Horatio Nelson death scene/HMS Victory
Sir Walter Raleigh (1554-1618)
Lord Charles Beresford
Carlyle is from Scotland, Calvinist, intellectual, essayist, satirist, moves to London ’34, writes The French Revolution: A History, link to Emerson, existentialism, “great men” theory of progress, opposes democracy and favors hero autocrats, Nietzsche-like themes, writes Occasional Discourse On The Negro Question in 1849, arguing in favor of slavery or serfdom so the lazy work for a living, extols Frederick The Great, womanizer, rector of Edinburgh U, global fame.
Duke of Wellington
Man from China
Tower of London