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11 Topic Pages Found in Great Britain -- History and starting with the letter P
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A Passage to India

A novel (1924) by E.M. Forster (1879-1970) whose three parts represent respectively the Muslim, Western and Hindu approaches to truth, rationality and

Paterson, William (1658 - 1719)

1658–1719, British financier. By the time of the Glorious Revolution (1688–89, which he supported), he had acquired considerable wealth and influence

Open Peake, Mervyn (1911 - 1968)
Peake, Mervyn (1911 - 1968)

1911-68 English writer and artist Born in south China, where his father was a missionary, he was educated at Tientsin Grammar School, Eltham College

Open Peasants' Revolt
Peasants' Revolt

The rising of the English peasantry in June 1381, the result of economic, social, and political discontent. It was sparked off by the attempt to levy

Open Pessoa, Fernando (1888 - 1935)
Pessoa, Fernando (1888 - 1935)

( pĕs'wä ), 1888–1935, Portuguese poet, b. Lisbon. Reflecting the influence of both the classical tradition and French symbolism, his poetry moves

Open Pilgrimage of Grace
Pilgrimage of Grace

Occurring in late 1536 and early 1537, the Pilgrimage of Grace was an armed uprising of the common people of northern England against the religious

Piltdown man

Fossil skull and jaw fragments ‘discovered’ by Charles Dawson at Piltdown, East Sussex, England, between 1908 and 1912, and believed to be the

Open Pontiac's Conspiracy, 1763-1765
Pontiac's Conspiracy, 1763-1765

Event Date: 1763 Conflict between Native Americans and British troops and colonists that followed the French and Indian War (1754–1763). Pontiac's

Open Presbyterian

Presbyterian churches are found in Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. The designation “Presbyterian” draws attention to leadership by

Pride and Prejudice

A novel by Jane Austen . It was begun in 1796 and completed the following year under the title ‘First Impressions’, but rejected by a publisher in