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 picturesque - discovered in the 1770s
  - brief account
 Picture of Dorian Gray
 Picture Post
 pidgin English - in New Guinea
  - brief account
 Piedmont - annexed by Napoleon in 1802
  - revolution in 1821
 Pied Piper of Hamelin
 pieds-noirs - French colonists in Algeria
 Pierce, Edward - Sudbury Hall
 Piero della Francesca
 Pierrepoint, Albert - hangman
 Piers Plowman - and alliterative verse
  - brief account
 Pietà - by Michelangelo
 Pietermaritzburg - capital of Natalia
 pigeon post - early uses
  - between Cairo and Damascus
 pigeons - domesticated
 Piggott, Lester
 Piglet - A.A. Milne
 pigs - domestication
  - in Britain
 pigtail - and the Manchus
 pike - as used by the Swiss
 Pilâatre de Rozier - first balloonist
 pilgrimage - in medieval Europe
 Pilgrimage of Grace (1536)
 Pilgrim Fathers - and the Mayflower
  - and the Wampanoag confederacy
  - brief account
 Pilgrim's Progress - by John Bunyan
 Pilgrims' Way (Kent to Wiltshire)
 Pilkington - glass manufacturers
 pillar box (in Britain)
  - in the Hindenburg Line
 pillory and stocks (in Britain)
  - on Richmond Green
 Pillow Book - of Sei Shonagon
 Pillnitz - declaration of 1791
 Piltdown man
 Pimm's (drink)
 Pinax theatri botanici - by Bauhin
 Pineapple Poll (ballet)
 Pinel, Philippe - unchains the insane in Paris
 Pinero, Arthur Wing
 pink gin (drink)
 Pinochet, Augusto
 Pinta - sailing with Columbus
  - The Caretaker
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