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 Balmoral - built for Victoria and Albert
  - brief account
 Balon, Jean - dancer
 Baltic peoples - in the 2nd millennium BC
 Baltimore - and national convention in 1831
 Baltimore, Lord - and Maryland
 Balts - in northern Europe
 Bamako - captured by French in 1883
 Bamberg - and Albrecht Pfister
 Bamberg cathedral - equestrian figure
 bamboo books - in China
 Bambuk - African gold field
 Bamburgh (Northumberland)
 Bamiyan - and Buddhist sculpture
 bananas - transplanted to America
 Banat - and the Austrian empire
 Banbury (Oxon)
 Banco della Piazza di Rialto - in Venice in 1587
 Banco Giro - in Venice in 1617
 Banda, Hastings
 Bandar Abbas - founded by Shah Abbas
 bandeiras - in Brazil
 bangers and mash
 Bangkok - falls to Japanese in 1941
 Bangladesh - and Britain
 Bangladeshis - in Britain
 Bangui - capital of Central African Republic
 Banjul - and anti-slave-trade from 1816
 Bankes, Lady - and Corfe Castle
 bank holiday
 bank notes in China - described by Marco Polo
 Bank of England - founded in 1694
  - nationalized in 1946
  - brief account
  - and Kenneth Grahame
 Bank of Scotland
 Bank of Sweden - founded in 1668
 Bank of the United States - and Hamilton
 Banks, Joseph - and Captain Cook
  - and a penal colony in Australia
  - Kew Gardens
  - brief biography
 Bankside - and London's theatres
  - brief account
 Banna, Hasan al- - and Muslim Brotherhood
 Bannister, Roger - 4-minute mile
 bannock (unleavened bread)
 Bannockburn - battle in 1314
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