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T.E. Lawrence
First World War
First World War
* Arab Revolt
Arab Revolt
* Siege of Medina * Battle of Aqaba * Capture of Damascus
Capture of Damascus
* Battle of Megiddo AWARDS Companion of the Order of the Bath
Companion of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Order
Distinguished Service Order
Knight of the Legion of Honour
Legion of Honour
(France) Croix de guerre (France) THOMAS EDWARD LAWRENCE, CB , DSO (16 August 1888 – 19 May 1935) was a British archaeologist , military officer, diplomat, and writer. He was renowned for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign and the Arab Revolt
Arab Revolt
against the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
during the First World War
First World War

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Foreign And Commonwealth Office
The FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH OFFICE (FCO), commonly called the FOREIGN OFFICE, is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom . It is responsible for protecting and promoting British interests worldwide. It was created in 1968 by merging the Foreign Office and the Commonwealth Office . The head of the FCO is the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs , commonly abbreviated to "Foreign Secretary" (currently Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson
). This position is regarded as one of the four most prestigious appointments in the Cabinet , alongside those of Chancellor of the Exchequer
Chancellor of the Exchequer
and Home Secretary
Home Secretary
. Together with the Prime Minister , these are the Great Offices of State
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The Mint (book)
THE MINT is a book written by T. E. Lawrence
T. E. Lawrence
and published posthumously. It describes his time in the Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
, working, despite having held senior rank in the army (colonel), as an ordinary aircraftman , under an assumed name, 352087 Ross. The book is notable, despite flaws noted by critics, for its sharp observation, for the insight it gives into Lawrence himself, and for the censorship issues around its publication. The novelist E. M. Forster
E. M. Forster
corresponded with Lawrence, in 1929 writing two detailed letters to him criticising The Mint, which he liked, and advising on how it might be improved
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City Of Oxford High School For Boys
The CITY OF OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL FOR BOYS (a.k.a. OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL FOR BOYS and CITY OF OXFORD SCHOOL) was founded in 1881 by Thomas Hill Green to provide Oxford
Oxford
boys with an education which would enable them to prepare for University. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 The building * 3 Inscription * 4 The staff * 4.1 Headmasters * 5 School traditions * 6 Legacy * 7 Alumni * 8 References * 9 External links HISTORYIt was administered by the City of Oxford
Oxford
Education Committee, with around 400 boys enrolled. The school finally closed in 1966, when it was combined with what was then Southfield Grammar School to form a Grammar school
Grammar school
, known as Oxford
Oxford
School at that time (the present Oxford
Oxford
Spires Academy )
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Killua Castle
KILLUA CASTLE, and the nearby Raleigh Obelisk, are situated near Clonmellon , County Westmeath
County Westmeath
, Ireland . The present house was built in about 1780 by Sir Benjamin Chapman and consisted of a hall, dining room, oval drawing room, breakfast parlour and front and back stairs. There was also a stable yard, barn and haggard. From here, the Chapmans administered the surrounding farm lands of some 9,000 acres (36 km2) in the 18th century. In a ruinous condition, it is currently being renovated. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Raleigh Obelisk * 3 Other Westmeath Castles * 4 See also * 5 External links * 6 References HISTORY Killua Castle
Killua Castle
and its surrounding lands were granted around 1667 to Benjamin Chapman , a captain in Cromwell's army, having been confiscated from the Knights Hospitallers of St. John
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Faisal I Of Iraq
FAISAL I BIN HUSSEIN BIN ALI AL-HASHIMI, (Arabic : فيصل بن الحسين بن علي الهاشمي‎‎, Fayṣal al-Awwal ibn al-Ḥusayn ibn ‘Alī al-Hāshimī; 20 May 1885 – 8 September 1933) was King of the Arab Kingdom of Syria
Arab Kingdom of Syria
or Greater Syria in 1920, and was King of Iraq from 23 August 1921 to 1933. He was the third son of Hussein bin Ali , the Grand Sharif
Sharif
of Mecca
Mecca
, who had proclaimed himself King of the Arab lands in October 1916. Faisal fostered unity between Sunni and Shiite Muslims to encourage common loyalty and promote pan-Arabism in the goal of creating an Arab state that would include Iraq
Iraq
, Syria
Syria
and the rest of the Fertile Crescent . While in power, Faisal tried to diversify his administration by including different ethnic and religious groups in offices
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Syria
Coordinates : 35°N 38°E / 35°N 38°E / 35; 38 Syrian Arab
Arab
Republic الجمهورية العربية السورية (Arabic ) al-Jumhūrīyah al-ʻArabīyah as-Sūrīyah Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: "حماة الديار" (Arabic ) Humat ad-Diyar
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County Westmeath
COUNTY WESTMEATH (/wɛstˈmiːð/ west-MEEDH ; Irish : Contae na hIarmhí or simply An Iarmhí) is a county in Ireland . It is in the province of Leinster
Leinster
and is part of the Midlands Region . It originally formed part of the historic Kingdom of Meath
Kingdom of Meath
(Midhe). It was named Mide because kingdom was located in middle of Ireland (the word Mide means middle). Westmeath County Council is the government for the county, the capital is Mullingar. The population of the county is 88,770
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Oxford
OXFORD (/ˈɒksfərd/ , locally /ˈɒksfəd/ ) is a city in the South East region of England
England
and the county town of Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
. With an estimated 2015 population of 168,270, it is the 52nd largest city in the United Kingdom, and one of the fastest growing and most ethnically diverse. The city is situated 57 miles (92 km) from London
London
, 69 miles (111 km) from Bristol
Bristol
, 65 miles (105 km) from both Southampton
Southampton
and Birmingham
Birmingham
and 25 miles (40 km) from Reading . The city is known worldwide as the home of the University of Oxford
University of Oxford
, the oldest university in the English-speaking world
English-speaking world

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Jesus College, Oxford
JESUS COLLEGE (in full: JESUS COLLEGE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD OF QUEEN ELIZABETH\'S FOUNDATION) is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford
University of Oxford
in England. It is in the centre of the city , on a site between Turl Street , Ship Street , Cornmarket Street
Cornmarket Street
and Market Street . The college was founded by Elizabeth I on 27 June 1571 for the education of clergy, though students now study a broad range of secular subjects. A major driving force behind the establishment of the college was Hugh Price (or Ap Rhys), a churchman from Brecon
Brecon
in Wales
Wales
. The oldest buildings, in the first quadrangle , date from the 16th and early 17th centuries; a second quadrangle was added between about 1640 and about 1713, and a third quadrangle was built in about 1906
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Carchemish
CARCHEMISH (/kɑːrˈkɛmɪʃ/ kar-KEM-ish ), also spelled KARKEMISH (Hittite : Karkamiš; Turkish : Karkamış; Greek : Εὔρωπος; Latin
Latin
: Europus), was an important ancient capital in the northern part of the region of Syria
Syria
. At times during its history the city was independent, but it was also part of the Mitanni
Mitanni
, Hittite and Neo-Assyrian Empires . Today it is on the frontier between Turkey
Turkey
and Syria
Syria
. It was the location of an important battle , about 605 BC, between the Babylonians and Egyptians
Egyptians
, mentioned in the Bible
Bible
(Jer
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Westmeath
COUNTY WESTMEATH (/wɛstˈmiːð/ west-MEEDH ; Irish : Contae na hIarmhí or simply An Iarmhí) is a county in Ireland . It is in the province of Leinster
Leinster
and is part of the Midlands Region . It originally formed part of the historic Kingdom of Meath (Midhe). It was named Mide because kingdom was located in middle of Ireland (the word Mide means middle). Westmeath County Council is the government for the county, the capital is Mullingar. The population of the county is 88,770
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Kirkcudbright
KIRKCUDBRIGHT, (/kərˈkuːbriː/ kirr-KOO-bree ; Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic
: Cille Chuithbeirt) is a town and parish in Kirkcudbrightshire , of which it is traditionally the county town, within Dumfries
Dumfries
and Galloway , Scotland. The town lies southwest of Castle Douglas and Dalbeattie at the mouth of the River Dee , some 4 miles (6 kilometres) from the Irish Sea
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St Aldate's Church
ST ALDATE\'S is a Church of England
Church of England
parish church in the centre of Oxford
Oxford
, in the Deanery and Diocese
Diocese
of Oxford
Oxford
. The church is on the street named St Aldate\'s , opposite Christ Church and next door to Pembroke College . The church has a large congregation and has a staff team of about 30 which includes clergy, pastoral and administrative staff. The offices of the Rector and other members of staff are at 40 Pembroke Street. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Parish
Parish
* 3 The Church * 4 Catacombs Youth and Prayer Centre * 5 Love Oxford
Oxford
* 6 Channel 4 documentary * 7 Notes * 8 Further reading * 9 External links HISTORYThe site has been used for Christian worship dating back to the Saxon era
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Royal Garrison Artillery
The ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY (RGA) was formed in 1899 as a distinct arm of the British Army
British Army
's Royal Regiment of Artillery serving along side the other two arms of the Regiment, the Royal Field Artillery (RFA) and the Royal Horse Artillery (RHA). The RGA were the 'technical' branch of the Royal Artillery
Royal Artillery
who were responsible for much of the professionalisation of technical gunnery that was to occur during the First World War. However it was originally tasked with manning the guns of the British Empire
British Empire
's forts and fortresses, including coastal artillery batteries, the heavy gun batteries attached to each infantry division, and the guns of the siege artillery
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St Mawes Castle
ST MAWES CASTLE (Cornish : Kastel Lannvowsedh) is an artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII near Falmouth , Cornwall
Cornwall
, between 1540 and 1542. It formed part of the King's Device programme to protect against invasion from France and the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
, and defended the Carrick Roads
Carrick Roads
waterway at the mouth of the River Fal . The castle was built under the direction of Thomas Treffry to a clover leaf design, with a four-storey central tower and three protruding, round bastions that formed gun platforms. It was initially armed with 19 artillery pieces , intended for use against enemy shipping, operating in partnership with its sister castle of Pendennis on the other side of the estuary
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