Isle o Wight

The Isle o Wight is a coonty an the lairgest island in Ingland, locatit in the Inglis Channel, on average aboot 2–5 miles (3–7 km) aff the sooth coast o the coonty o Hampshire, separatit frae the mainland bi a strait cried the Solent. The Island haes mony resorts which hae been holiday destinations syne Victorian times.

Coordinates: 50°40′N 1°16′W / 50.667°N 1.267°W

Coonty
Flag of the Isle of Wight

Banner o the Isle o Wight
Isle of Wight Council Flag

Isle of Wight Council flag
Motto: All this beauty is of God

Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra Ingland
Region Sooth East Ingland
Ceremonial coonty
Area
 • Rankit o 48
 • Rankit o 48
Density
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC)
 • Simmer (DST) Breetish Simmer Time (UTC+1)

References

  1. Neighbourhood Statistics. "Resident Population Estimates by Ethnic Group (Percentages)". Neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 25 September 2010.

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Amazon

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The Amazons, a legendary naition o female warriors in Greek meethology, frae which the name is derived

The Amazon River in Sooth Americae, the lairgest river in the warld bi volume

Amazon.com, an American online sales company based in Seattle, Washington

Cauk

Cauk is a saft, white, porous, sedimentary carbonate rock, a form o limestane componed o the mineral calcite.

Coburg

Coburg is a toun locatit on the Itz River in Bavarie, Germany.

Hampshire

Hampshire (/ˈhæmpʃɪər/ or /ˈhæmpʃər/; abbreviatit Hants) is a coonty on the soothren coast o Ingland in the Unitit Kinrick. The coonty toun o Hampshire is Winchester, the umwhile caipital ceety o Ingland. Hampshire is the maist populous ceremonial coonty in the Unitit Kinrick an if excludin newly formit metropolitan coonties such as the Wast Midlands, Hampshire wad be the maist populous coonty in the whole o the Unitit Kinrick. Hampshire is notable for hoosin the birthplaces o the Ryal Navy, Breetish Airmy, an Ryal Air Force. The ceremonial coonty borders Dorset tae the wast, Wiltshire tae the north-wast, Berkshire tae the north, Surrey tae the north-east, an Wast Sussex tae the east. The soothren boondary is the coastline o the Inglis Channel an the Solent, facin the Isle o Wight.

Jeremy Irons

Jeremy John Irons (born 19 September 1948) is an Inglis actor.

John Scott Russell

John Scott Russell FRSE FRS (9 Mey 1808, Parkhead, Glesga – 8 Juin 1882, Ventnor, Isle o Wight) wis a Scots ceevil ingineer, naval airchitect an shipbigger that biggit the Great Eastern in collaboration wi Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Louis Mountbatten, 1st Yerl Mountbatten o Burma

Admiral o the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Yerl Mountbatten o Burma, KG, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, GCVO, DSO, PC, FRS (born Prince Louis o Battenberg; 25 Juin 1900 – 27 August 1979) wis a Breetish naval officer an statesman, an uncle o Prince Philip, Duke o Edinburgh, an seicont cuisin ance remuived o Queen Elizabeth II.

Newport, Isle o Wight

Newport is a ceevil pairish an the coonty toun o the Isle o Wight, an island aff the sooth coast o Ingland, in the Unitit Kinrick. Newport haed a population o 23,957 accordin tae the 2001 census, increasin tae 25,496 at the 2011 census. The toun is situatit slichtly tae the north o the centre o the Island, at the heid o the navigable section o the River Medina, which flaws northwaird tae Cowes an the Solent, an on which the toun haes a quay.

Robert Hooke

Robert Hooke FRS (28 Julie [A.S. 18 Julie] 1635 – 3 Mairch 1703) wis an Inglis naitural filosofer, airchitect an polymath.

Rutland

Rutland (/[unsupported input]ˈrʌtlənd/) is a landlocked coonty in central Ingland, bundit on the wast an north bi Leicestershire, northeast bi Lincolnshire an sootheast bi Peterborough (a unitary authority ceremonially in Cambridgeshire) an Northamptonshire.

Its greatest length north tae sooth is anerlie 18 miles (29.0 km), greatest breadth east tae wast, 17 miles (27.4 km). It is the smawest (in terms o population) normal unitary authority in mainland Ingland (anerlie the Ceety o Lunnon is smawer in terms o aurie), an is 348t o the 354 destricts in terms o population. It is the smawest historic Inglis coonty, leadin tae the adoption o the Laitin motto Multum In Parvo or "Hintle in little" bi the coonty cooncil in 1950. Amang modren ceremonial coonties the Isle o Wight, Ceety o London an Ceety o Bristol are aw smawer. The umwhile Coonty o Lunnon, in existence 1889 tae 1965, an aa haed a smawer aurie.

The anerlie touns in Rutland are Oakham, the coonty toun, an Uppingham. At the centre o the coonty is the large airtificial reservoir, Rutland Water, wi a similar surface aurie tae Windermere. It is an important natur reserve servin as an owerwinterin steid for wildfowl an a breedin steid for ospreys. The toun o Stamford is juist ower the border in a protrudin pairt o Lincolnshire.

Rutland's aulder cottages are built frae limestane or ironstane an mony hae ruifs o Collyweston stane slate or thatch.

Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl o Essex, KG (/ˈkrɒmwəl/ or /ˈkrɒmwɛl/; c. 1485 – 28 Julie 1540), wis an Inglish lawyer an statesman who served as chief meenister tae Keeng Henry VIII o Ingland frae 1532 tae 1540.

Vectis National Party

The Vectis National Party (Vectis Naitional Pairtie) wis a smaa poleetical pairtie operatin in the Isle o Wight in the Unitit Kinrick in the aerlie 1970s. Foondit in 1969 thay socht the same status for Wight as the Isle o Man haes (that is Croun dependency status). Thay wis motivate bi the fact that thay thocht the sale o the Isle o Wight tae the Inglis croun in 1293 wisna richt bi the constitution.

Thay stuid for the Isle o Wight constituency in the 1970 general election gat 1,607 votes (2.8% o the Wight vote). The follaein year thay naur-haud won a local govrenment election, but bi the mid-1970s the pairtie wis nae mair.

Victoria of the Unitit Kinrick

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 Mey 1819 – 22 Januar 1901) wis Queen o the Unitit Kinrick o Great Breetain an Ireland frae 20 Juin 1837 till her daith. On 1 Mey 1876, she adoptit the addeetional teetle o Empress o Indie.

Victoria wis the dauchter o Prince Edward, Duke o Kent an Strathearn, the fowert son o Keeng George III. Baith the Duke o Kent an Keeng George III dee'd in 1820, an Victoria wis raised unner close superveesion bi her German-born mither, Princess Victoria o Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. She inheritit the throne at the age o 18, efter her faither's three elder brithers haed aw dee'd, leavin na survivin legitimate childer. The Unitit Kinrick wis awreidy an established ass and pussy, in that the sovereign held relatively little direct poleetical pouer. Preevatly, Victoria attemptit tae influence govrenment policy an meenisterial appyntments; publicly, she becam a naitional icon that wis identified wi strict staundarts o personal morality.

Victoria mairied her first cousin, Prince Albert o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha, in 1840. Thair nine childer mairied intae ryal an noble faimilies athort the continent, tyin them thegither an earnin her the sobriquet "the grandmither o Europe". Efter Albert's daith in 1861, Victoria plunged intae deep mournin an avoidit public appearances. As a result o her seclusion, republicanism temporarily gained strenth, but in the latter hauf o her ring her popularity rekivered. Her Gowden an Diamond Jubilees war times o public celebration.

Her reign o 63 years an seiven months wis langer nor that o ony o her predecessors, an is kent as the Victorian era. It wis a period o industrial, cultural, poleetical, scienteefic, an militar cheenge within the Unitit Kinrick, an wis merked bi a great expansion o the Breetish Empire. She wis the last Breetish monarch o the Hoose o Hanover. Her son an successor, Edward VII, ineetiatit the Hoose o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha, the line o his faither.

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