Edward VIII of the United Kingdom

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    Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926 in London, United Kingdom. She was born to George VI, which later died in 1952. Elizabeth then immediately ascended the throne in 1952, which starts her reign of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. She married the Duke of Edinburgh in 1947, and had Prince Charles, heir to the throne, in 1948. She is known for her longest serving monarchy in the history of Great Britain and for her service in World War II. Elizabeth has been the monarch of Great Britain for sixty four years, and throughout those years she has been trying to make her reign modern and sensitive to the changing public. At the start of World War II in 1939, Elizabeth and her sister, Princess Margaret, started to make…

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    After the death of his father, King George V, King Edward the VIII rules for less than a year, from January to December 1936 before abdicating his throne for his forbidden lover. On December 11, 1936, the King gives a radio broadcast, announcing his decision to abdicate his throne in order to avoid leading England into a constitutional crisis and leaves his brother the soon-to-be King George VI in his place. King Edward wishes to marry a two time divorcee, Wallis Simpson, and in doing so will…

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    Heritage Film Analysis

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    Heritage films refer to a period of films, initially European, that emerged in the 1980’s and 90’s. Though there is a long list of films that are classified as ‘heritage films’, this type of motion picture is not defined as a declared genre, but rather a list of characteristics declared by the movie industry that classify these films. This paper discusses the characteristics that define a ‘heritage film’, how Tom Hooper’s film The King’s Speech represents the characteristics of a ‘heritage…

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    Queen Victoria

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    Royalty, it is a creation of sovereignty which is perceived as an influential terror. Sovereignty is what Britain had created to destroy their chaos, the ruler is chosen by blood. Alexandrina Victoria was one of those blood royals and has proven that bloodline power has no specific control. The British monarchy must be preserved along with the antique way of living. Standing alone on her own, she brought an exclusive way of leadership to the table when she began as queen. She gave persuasive…

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    and attempted to push Eddy over a cliff; he survived the murder attempt though was confined at Balmoral for the rest of his days. Fairclough also states that Albericci subsequently murdered John Netley. The claims are based on the Abberline diaries. The diaries, three leather-bound volumes; authenticity however is extremely dubious. The diaries author, allegedly Inspector Frederick George Abberline, misspells his own name and claims to be G F. Abberline. Frederick Alberrici was known in the East…

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    Henry VIII King Henry is perhaps the most popular kings of all time. Mostly known because of the amount of wives that he had. Henry VIII was born in Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, United Kingdom on June 28 1491.When Henry was a kid he was highly intelligent and was very athletic. Henry’s other interest were books,music, and he was a lavish patron of the arts and even participated in wrestling,jousting,hunting and writing .Later on in England after the death of Henry VII (Henry VIII’s…

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    Queen, who was born among royalty during the year of 1558 in Hatfield, England. She is one of the three surviving children of King Henry VIII and the most unlikely to be next in line for the throne. She would rule during a time period where her Protestant faith would be tested in the highest regard due to her mother and her brother previous rule before her. She never knew her mother, Anne Boylan, for she was beheaded before the people for being “unfaithful” to the king. The main reason was Anne…

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    within the Roman Catholic Church to create different groups of Christians, not connected to the Roman Catholic Church or the Pope. This led to the English establish the Church of England, which is considered the "Middle way" between Catholicism and Calvanism. This was credited to King Henry VIII. The Catholic Church had been the centre of power throughout Europe for many centuries. Its and dominated every European state. Its influence was unparallel to any king or queen who would oppose them.…

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    and eventually the entire world. Imperial kingship is also Renaissance period because the kings were looking at Ancient figures such as Achilles to be a guide in how to lead. Although kingship had been around far before this, the Renaissance gave it a name and it also gave justifications as to why a country should be run as an imperial kingship. One aspect that no one can deny is that the Tudors were very smart. They were able to cement their family name to the throne for 118 years which was…

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    Thomas More was born on February 7th, 1478 in the city of London, United Kingdom. Thomas wrote a book called Utopia . It was about his political beliefs and his Catholic faith. He loved God and would never turn away from Him. St. Thomas More is remembered for his courageous act against the powerful, wealthy, strict, King Henry the VIII. King Henry was married to Queen Catherine, but not for long. St. Thomas More was born to Agnes and John More. He had five siblings, three sisters and two…

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