Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales. The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland. Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.
Excalibur é a lendária espada do Rei Arthur, por vezes atribuída com poderes mágicos ou associado à soberania legítimo da Grã-Bretanha. Às vezes Excalibur ea Espada na Pedra (a prova da linhagem de Arthur) estão a ser dito a mesma arma, mas na maioria das versões são considerados em separado. A espada foi associado com a lenda do rei Artur muito cedo. Em galês, a espada é chamado Caledfwlch.
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c.1790-1820: Georgian Eye Jewellery “Eye miniatures came into fashion at the end of the 18th century. In France, where eye miniature seems to have originated, the eye as symbol of watchfulness was adopted by the state police for buckles and belts. In Britain it had a role as a love token, with some eye miniatures glistening with a trompe-l’oeil tear, or a diamond set to imitate a tear. V and A M