England is the largest and most populous of the four countries, which form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK). It covers an area of about 50,000 square miles and the population is around 49,000,000 with the capital city of London and home to the 2012 Olympics. England has not been an independent nation since 1707 when the modern Great Britain was established. The land of magnificent medieval castles, historic stately homes and magnificent cathedrals. William Shakespeare said it best, "This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, this blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England"
Visions Of England
|Bridge of Sighs, St. John's College, Cambridge
||Blenheim Palace, Warwickshire|
|Wells Cathedral, Somerset
||Ludlow Castle, Shropshire|