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What has the British Empire Ever Done for Us?

Feb 14th, 2009 | By

This year is the 800th anniversary of Cambridge University. One college, Emmanuel, is 525 years old this year. Founded in 1584 in the time of Queen Elizabeth I and Shakespeare and with a history longer than some countries, it has seen the Spanish Armada, the Civil War, the union with Scotland, the invitation to the Hanovarians to become monarchs and the Victorian era. It has nurtured the founder of Harvard University in the USA, Thomas King who developed the wave theory of light and who
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