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 Allegory with Venus and Cupid - Bronzino
 L'Allegro - by Milton
 Allen, Gubby
 Allen, William - and Douai
 Allen and Hanbury's - and Glaxo
 Allenby, Edmund - captures Jerusalem
  - captures Damascus
  - brief biography
 Allende, Salvador
 All England Badminton Championship
 Alley, Richard G. - Why did Napoleon attack Russia?
 Alleyn, Edward - and Marlowe
  - and Dulwich College
  - brief biography
 Allgemeines Krankenhaus - founded in Vienna
 Allhallows even - or Hallowe'en
 Allhallows Museum - Honiton
 Alliance (British politics 1983--7)
 Alliance Assurance - and Sun Alliance
 Allies, in the World Wars
 Allison, Richard - Science Museum
 alliteration - in Nordic verse
 alliterative verse - in English literature
  - brief description
 Alloway (Strathclyde)
 Alloway, Lawrence - pop art
 All people that on earth do dwell
 All's Well that Ends Well - by Shakespeare
  - brief account
 All things bright and beautiful
 Alma - battle in 1854
 Almack, William - and clubs in London
 Almagest - of Ptolemy
 Almagro, Diego de - and Pizarro
  - executed
 Alma-Tadema, Lawrence
 Almira - opera by Handel
 Almohads - Berber dynasty
 Almoravids - Berber dynasty
 almshouse (in Britain)
 al-Musta'sim - last Abbasid caliph in Baghdad
 Alouite dynasty - in Morocco
 alpaca - domestication
 Alp Arslan - Seljuk sultan
 alphabet - origin in Phoenicia
  - adapted in Greece
  - Aramaic and Hebrew
  - and Ulfilas
  - Korean
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