where Winston Churchill and many members of his family are buried in St. Martin's Churchyard.
, namesake of
Boston, Mass. , where English religious dissidents were imprisoned before being released and sailing to Leiden to later return to
Enland and sail to America on the Mayflower, prior home of many Pilgrims who also came to the Massachussetts Bay
Colony, and where John Cotton, an early leader of the Massachussetts Puritans preached.
, from which John Cabot sailed
on his voyage of discovery in 1497, where the great 19th century iron and steel ships, S.S. Great Britain, Great Western and Great
Eastern were designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and where native sons include such notables as William Penn, John Wesley, and
, where the effort to break the code that German Military used to send encrypted messages was successfully
mounted. It is also where german military communications were monitored, decoded and sent on to British and American military
and Cambridge University, birthplace of molecular physics, penicillin and other discoveries in
science and letters.
Canterbury, where St Augustine brought christianity to England, site of the cathedral where Thomas
Beckett was murdered, formerly a Roman town.
, home of WWII British
Prime Minister, Winston Churchill.
, main ferry port from France, played a pivotal role in World War II, observation point
for Battle of Britain and evacuation of Dunkerque.
, site of historic Norman-style Durham Cathedral, and a University housed
in a Norman castle. In the 15th century the Prior of the cathedral was John Washington, loyalist to kings of England, a
grandfather, many times great, of 18th century George Washington, the general who led the Revolutionary army to defeat a later King
George III, and became the first President of the United States.
Gloucester Cathedral, where King Edward II is entombed
and where John Stafford Smith, composer of the tune of the American national anthem, the Star Spangled Banner was organist in
the mid 18th century