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 Fighting Téméraire (Turner)
 Fiji - first settlement
  - discovered by Europeans in 1643
  - and Britain
 fijnschilders - and Gerrit Dou
 filioque - in doctrine of the Trinity
 Fille Mal Garde^ (Ashton)
 Filocolo and Filostrato - of Boccaccio
 'final solution' - and the Jews
 Financial Times
 Finch, Ray - potter
 Fine Gael - origin of party
 'finest hour' (Churchill)
 Fingal - supposedly by Ossian
  - and Dr Johnson
 Fingal's Cave (Staffa)
 fingerprints (first use)
  - tour through time
  - and votes for women in 1906
 Finland Station - Lenin in 1917
 finnan haddie
 Finnian, St - and Clonard
 Finn McCool - Celtic hero
  - and the Fenians
 Finno-Ugric - linguistic enclaves
  - as part of Ural-Altaic group
 Finns - move into Finland
 Finsen, Niels Ryberg - treatment for tuberculosis
 Finsen lamp - to treat tuberculosis
 Firbank, Ronald
 Firdausi - and the Shah-nama
  - at the court of Bukhara
  - and chess
 fire - first use by man
  - as gift of Prometheus
  - making fire
  - and Zoroastrianism
  - and the man in the ice
 Fire of London - in 1666
 Fire of Rome - in AD 64
 Fireworks Music - by Handel
 'First catch your hare' - origin
 first-class cricket (in Britain)
 First Coalition - in 1793
 First Fleet - to Australia
 First Folio - of Shakespeare
  - brief account
 First Intermediate Period - in ancient Egypt
 First of June - battle in 1794
 First Republic - in France
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