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 BBC - and the General Strike
  - brief history of BBC
 BBC Orchestras
 BCG vaccine - development
 BCP - Basutoland Congress Party
 BDP - Botswana Democratic Party
 BEA - created from BOAC
 Beachy Head
 Beagle, HMS - and Darwin
 beagles - followed on foot
 Beaker people - in Britain
  - brief account
 Beale, Dorothea - and Cheltenham Ladies' College
 Beamish Open-Air Museum
 beans - first cultivated
 bear-baiting in Britain
 Bear Island - sighted by Barents
 beards - taxed by Peter the Great
 Beardsley, Aubrey
  - and Art Nouveau
 beating the bounds
 Beatles - and Australopithecus Lucy
  - and Abbey Road
 Beato, Felice - war photographer
 Beaton, Cecil
 Beaton, David - Scottish cardinal
 Beatrice - and Dante
 Beatriz - heiress to the throne of Portugal
 Beatty, Earl
 Beauchamp, Pierre - choreographer
 Beaufort, Joan - and James I
 Beaufort hunt - and Badminton House
 Beaufort Scale
 Beauharnais, Eugène de - in Italy
 Beaujoyeulx, Baltazar de - and ballet
 Beaulieu (Hants)
 Beaumarchais, Pierre-Augustin Caron de
 Beaumaris - castle built by Edward I
  - brief description
 Beaumont, Guillaume - and Levens Hall gardens
 Beaumont and Fletcher - Jacobean playwrights
 Beaux Stratagem, The (Farquhar)
 Beaverbrook, Lord
  - Daily Express
 Becher, Captain - Grand National
 Becher, Johann Joachim - and phlogiston
 Bechuanaland - crown colony from 1885
 Becket, Thomas
  - brief biography
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