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 Elizabethan (the term)
 Elizabeth of York - and Henry Tudor
 Elizabeth Woodville - and Edward IV
 Elkington, George - electroplate
 Elliot, Denholm - in Stalag 8B
 Ellis, George - and republican calendar
 Ellis, Havelock
 Ellis, Ruth
 Ellis, William Webb - and rugby football
 Ellis Island - and immigration to the USA
 Ellora - and rock-cut architecture
 Elmes, H.L. - St George's Hall
 Elmina - Portuguese fort on Gold Coast
 El Obeid - captured by Mahdists
 Elsinore - and the castle of Kronborg
 Ely (Cambs)
 Emancipation Act - of 1829 (Catholics)
  - brief account
  - and Robert Peel
  - of 1833 (slaves)
 emancipation of the serfs - in Russia
 Emancipation Proclamation - of 1863
 embalming - in ancient Egypt
 Embankment (London)
 Embla - in Norse mythology
 emblems in the British Isles
 embroidery - and Overlord
 Emden - German light cruiser
 Emergency Ward Ten (TV)
 Emerson, Ralph Waldo - and Lexington
 EMI (the company)
  - develops first brain scanner
 émigrés - in the French Revolution
 Émile - by Rousseau
 Eminent Victorians (Strachey)
 Emma (Austen)
 Emma of Normandy - and Ethelred
  - marries Canute
 Emmaus - and the resurrected Jesus
 Emmet, Robert - and uprising of 1803
 Empedocles - and the four elements
 Emperor Fountain (Chatsworth)
 Empire Day - Commonwealth Day
 Empire Loyalists
 Empire Pool (Wembley)
 Empire Windrush - in 1948
 empiricism (as British tradition)
 Empty Quarter - of Arabia
 Ems telegram - and Franco-Prussian war
 emu - unique to Australia
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