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particularly in the scottish highlands. if so, how?

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I am writing an essay on English political history and identity. I cant figure what the collective term is to define you all. When i say “You” I mean Welsh, Scot’s, Irish (north and South), English etc. Also what is the collective name given for Ireland and England is it Great Britain?

What were some immediate effects in England after King Henry VIII annulled his marriage to Catherine of Aragon and declared himself spiritual leader of the Church of England, splitting with the Catholic Church?

Mary Queen of Scots was a national security threat, she was openly plotting to kill Elizabeth and have herself put on the English throne with the help of Spain (an enemy of England).

Elizabeth tried to help Mary and took care of her for 19 years and this is the thanks Elizabeth gets for it! Elizabeth never plotted to kill another monarch but Mary plots to kill her.

So why do people get angry at Elizabeth for executing Mary? Mary was a criminal and a traitor.


For those who are in love There’s a song that’s warm and tender. For those who are oppressed In song you can protest. So liberate your minds And give your soul expression. Open up your hearts, I’ll sing for you this song. Let the people sing their stories and their songs And the music of their native land Their lullabies and battlecries and songs of hope and joy So join us hand in hand All across this ancient land Throughout the test of time It was music that kept their spirits free Those songs of yours and of mine It was back in ancient times, The bard would tell his stories Of the heroes, of the villain, Of the chieftains in the glen. Through Elizabethian time And Cromwellian war and fury Put our pipers to the sword, Killed our harpers and our bards. Let the people sing their stories and their songs And the music of their native land Their lullabies and battlecries and songs of hope and joy So join us hand in hand All across this ancient land Throughout the test of time It was music that kept their spirits free Those songs of yours and of mine Ireland, land of song, Your music lives forever In its valleys, in its mountains, In its hills and in its glens. Our music did survive Through famine and oppression. To the generations gone, I’ll sing for you this song. Let the people sing their stories and their songs And the music of their native land Their lullabies and battlecries and songs of hope and joy So join us hand in hand All across this ancient land Throughout the

I read 24 percent of brits/uk are obese. Don’t know if its true. I can’t seem to find the percentage of Irish people who are obese anyone know?

I can find the percentages for american and uk but not Ireland.

I’ve always heard this nickname but never understood it’s origin. Any idea?
would like to understand how the word Geordy came into being, what’s the significance of “Geordy” to describe people from the general area?


A song dedicated to great Irish music and of ancient bards and sotry tellers. Sang by the Wolfetones. Great song. XD. Enjoy Lyrics are as Follows (For leanne7) For those who are in love There’s a song that’s warm and tender. For those who are oppressed In song you can protest. So liberate your minds And give your soul expression. Open up your hearts, I’ll sing for you this song. Let the people sing their stories and their songs And the music of their native land Their lullabies and battlecries and songs of hope and joy So join us hand in hand All across this ancient land Throughout the test of time It was music that kept their spirits free Those songs of yours and of mine It was back in ancient times, The bard would tell his stories Of the heroes, of the villain, Of the chieftains in the glen. Through Elizabethian time And Cromwellian war and fury Put our pipers to the sword, Killed our harpers and our bards. Let the people sing their stories and their songs And the music of their native land Their lullabies and battlecries and songs of hope and joy So join us hand in hand All across this ancient land Throughout the test of time It was music that kept their spirits free Those songs of yours and of mine Ireland, land of song, Your music lives forever In its valleys, in its mountains, In its hills and in its glens. Our music did survive Through famine and oppression. To the generations gone, I’ll sing for you this song.

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