This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,-- This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England. ~~William Shakespeare, Richard III

Monday, November 30, 2009

This Day in History...

November 30, 1874 - Sir Winston Leonard Churchill was born in Blenheim Palace. He was a strong Prime Minister and helped lead England through WWII.

1 comment:

  1. The Winter War between the Soviet Union and Finland also started on this day, in 1939. Odd that it was on Churchill's birthday!