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Benjamin Disraeli
BENJAMIN DISRAELI, 1ST EARL OF BEACONSFIELD, KG , PC , FRS (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British politician and writer who twice served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
. He played a central role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party , defining its policies and its broad outreach. Disraeli is remembered for his influential voice in world affairs, his political battles with the Liberal Party leader William Ewart Gladstone
William Ewart Gladstone
, and his one-nation conservatism or " Tory
Tory
democracy". He made the Conservatives the party most identified with the glory and power of the British Empire
British Empire
. He is the only British Prime Minister of Jewish birth . Disraeli was born in Bloomsbury
Bloomsbury
, then part of Middlesex
Middlesex

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Second Anglo-Afghan War
British victory * British withdrawal from Afghanistan
Afghanistan
after achieving the desired political goals through the Treaty of Gandamak * Annexation of Afghanistan's frontier tribal areas into British India * Afghanistan
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Sephardic Jew
SEPHARDI JEWS, also known as SEPHARDIC JEWS or simply SEPHARDIM, ( Hebrew
Hebrew
: סְפָרַדִּים‎, Modern Hebrew: Sfaraddim, Tiberian: Səp̄āraddîm; also יְהוּדֵי סְפָרַד‎ Y'hudey Spharad, lit. "The Jews
Jews
of Spain"), are a Jewish ethnic division whose ethnogenesis and emergence as a distinct community of Jews
Jews
coalesced on the Iberian Peninsula
Iberian Peninsula
around the year 1000
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Suez Canal Company
The UNIVERSAL MARITIME SUEZ CANAL COMPANY (French : Compagnie universelle du canal maritime de Suez, or simply Compagnie de Suez
Suez
for short) was the corporation that constructed and operated the Suez Canal between 1859 and 1869. It was formed by Ferdinand de Lesseps
Ferdinand de Lesseps
in 1858, and it owned and operated the canal for many years thereafter. Initially, French private investors were the majority of the shareholders, with Egypt also having a significant stake. The company exists today, after a series of mergers, as GDF Suez
GDF Suez
. However, today the canal is operated by the Suez Canal
Suez Canal
Authority
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Anglicanism
ANGLICANISM is a tradition within Christianity
Christianity
comprising the Church of England and churches which are historically tied to it or hold similar beliefs, worship practices and church structures. The word Anglican originates in ecclesia anglicana, a medieval Latin phrase dating to the Magna Carta (1215) and before, which means the "English Church". Adherents of Anglicanism
Anglicanism
are called "Anglicans". The great majority of Anglicans are members of national or regional Anglican Churches, known as ecclesiastical provinces , which are part of the international Anglican Communion
Anglican Communion
, which is the third-largest Christian communion in the world, after the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church
Eastern Orthodox Church

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Middlesex
MIDDLESEX (/ˈmɪdəlsɛks/ , abbreviation: MIDDX) is a historic county in south-east England. It is now entirely within the wider urbanised area of London. Its area is now also mostly within the ceremonial county of Greater London
Greater London
, with small sections in other neighbouring ceremonial counties . It was established in the Anglo- Saxon
Saxon
system from the territory of the Middle Saxons , and existed as an official unit until 1965. The historic county includes land stretching north of the River Thames
River Thames
from 3 miles (5 km) east to 17 miles (27 km) west of the City of London with the rivers Colne and Lea and a ridge of hills as the other boundaries. The largely low-lying county, dominated by clay in its north and alluvium on gravel in its south, was the second smallest county by area in 1831
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Liberal Party (UK)
The LIBERAL PARTY was a political party which, with the Conservative Party , was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom in the 19th and early 20th century. The party arose from an alliance of Whigs and free-trade Peelites and Radicals favourable to the ideals of the American and French Revolutions in the 1850s. By the end of the nineteenth century, it had formed four governments under William Gladstone . Despite splitting over the issue of Irish Home Rule , the party returned to power in 1906 with a landslide victory . It passed the welfare reforms that created a basic British welfare state. H. H. Asquith was Liberal Prime Minister between 1908 and 1916, followed by David Lloyd George , 1916-22. Although Asquith was the Party leader, the dominant figure was Lloyd George
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Sarah Bradford
SARAH MARY MALET BRADFORD, VISCOUNTESS BANGOR (née HAYES; 3 September 1938) is an English author , best known for her royal biographies. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and education * 2 Writing career * 2.1 Biographies * 2.2 Other books * 3 References * 4 External links EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATIONBradford was born in Bournemouth
Bournemouth
in 1938, the daughter of daughter of Brigadier Hilary Anthony Hayes DSO OBE . She was educated at St. Mary's Convent, Shaftesbury
Shaftesbury
, Dorset
Dorset
. She won a State scholarship to Lady Margaret Hall , University of Oxford
University of Oxford
, but met Anthony Bradford, a real estate developer, at Oxford, and abandoned her degree to marry him
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Day Pupil
A boarding school is a pre-university level school where most or all of the students take up residence when school is in session. The word ”boarding” is used in the sense of "room and board," i.e., lodging and meals. Boarding schools are also known as University
University
or College Preparatory Schools, aka “Prep Schools.” Some boarding schools also have day students who attend the institution by day and return to their families in the evenings. Many independent (private) schools are boarding schools. Boarding school students (a.k.a. "boarders") normally return home during the school holidays and often weekends, but in some cultures may spend most of their childhood and adolescent life away from their families. In the United States, boarding schools comprise various grades, most commonly grades seven or nine through grade twelve—the high school years. Other schools are for younger children, grades two through eight
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Church Of England
The CHURCH OF ENGLAND (C OF E) is the state church of England
England
. The Archbishop of Canterbury
Archbishop of Canterbury
(currently Justin Welby
Justin Welby
) is the most senior cleric, although the monarch is the supreme governor . The Church of England
England
is also the mother church of the international Anglican
Anglican
Communion . It traces its history to the Christian church recorded as existing in the Roman province of Britain by the third century, and to the 6th-century Gregorian mission to Kent led by Augustine of Canterbury
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Sampson Eardley, 1st Baron Eardley
SAMPSON EARDLEY, 1ST BARON EARDLEY FRS (10 October 1744 – 25 December 1824), known as SIR SAMPSON GIDEON from 1759 until 1789, was the son of another Sampson Gideon (1699–1762), a Jewish banker in the City of London
City of London
who advised the British government in the 1740s and 1750s, and his wife Jane (died 1778), daughter of Charles Ermell of London. The younger Sampson Gideon (as he then was) was educated at Tonbridge School and Eton College
Eton College
. He was created a baronet , on 21 May 1759, under his father's influence though aged only 13 years. His father had lobbied for the same honour for himself from the prime minister, the Duke of Newcastle , but was denied it on account of his own religion, as he remained a practising Jew
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Blackheath, London
BLACKHEATH is a district of south-east London
London
, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the London Borough of Lewisham
London Borough of Lewisham
. It is located east of the town of Lewisham
Lewisham
, and south of the town of Greenwich
Greenwich
. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Origins * 1.2 Development * 1.3 Sports * 2 Geography * 3 Culture and community * 4 Transport * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORYThe name is recorded in 1166 as Blachehedfeld and means the "dark coloured heathland". It is formed from the Old English
Old English
'blæc' and 'hǣth' and refers to the open space that was the meeting place of the ancient hundred of Blackheath
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Islington
ISLINGTON (/ˈɪzlɪŋtən/ ) is a district in Greater London
Greater London
, England, and part of the London Borough of Islington
London Borough of Islington
. It is a mainly residential district of Inner London
Inner London
, extending from Islington's High Street to Highbury
Highbury
Fields, encompassing the area around the busy High Street, Upper Street
Upper Street
, Essex Road (former "Lower Street"), and Southgate Road to the east
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Dame School
A DAME SCHOOL was an early form of a private elementary school in English-speaking countries. They were usually taught by women and were often located in the home of the teacher. CONTENTS* 1 Britain * 1.1 Surviving former Dame School buildings * 2 North America * 3 Australia * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links BRITAIN A dame school; photograph by P. H. Emerson Dame schools were first mentioned in literature in the 16th century. They were private schools at the lowest end of the spectrum. The establishments were quite varied—some functioned primarily as day care facilities overseen by illiterate women, while others provided their pupils with a good foundation in the basics
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Bloomsbury
BLOOMSBURY is an area of the London Borough of Camden , between Euston Road and Holborn . It was developed by the Russell family in the 17th and 18th centuries into a fashionable residential area. It is notable for its garden squares , literary connections , and numerous cultural, educational and health care institutions. Bloomsbury Square was laid out in 1660 by Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton . Much of the district was planned and built by James Burton . Bloomsbury is home to the University of London 's central bodies and departments, including the Senate House Library and School of Advanced Study , and to several of its colleges, including University College London , the Institute of Education (IOE), Birkbeck , the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the SOAS, University of London
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House Of Commons Of The United Kingdom
HM GOVERNMENT * Conservative Party (316)CONFIDENCE AND SUPPLY * Democratic Unionist Party (10)HM MOST LOYAL OPPOSITION * Labour Party (262)OTHER OPPOSITION PARTIES * Scottish National Party (35) * Liberal Democrats (12) * Sinn Féin (7) (abstentionist) * Plaid Cymru (4) * Green Party (1 ) *
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