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 Windsor - treaty of 1386
  - brief history of town
 Windsor, House of
 Windsor chair
 Windsor Forest - by Pope
 wine - origins
 Wingate, Orde - and the Chindits
  - brief biography
 Wingfield, Walter - lawn tennis
 Wingfield Digby family - and Sherborne Castle
 wings - in theatre scenery
 winkle-pickers (shoes)
 Winnipeg - and the Red River Rebellion
 Winslow Boy (Rattigan)
 Winstanley, Gerrard - and the Diggers
 Winstanley, Henry - Eddystone lighthouse
 Winter, James - and Blair Castle
 Winter Carpet - at Ctesiphon
 Winter King and Queen - of Bohemia
 Winter Queen (Elizabeth)
 winter of discontent - in the UK in 1978-9
  - brief account
 Winter Palace - in 1905
  - October Revolution
 Winter Quarters - and the Mormons
 Winter's Tale - by Shakespeare
  - brief account
 Winthrop, John - and Massachussetts
 Wisconsin - statehood in 1848
 Wiseman, Cardinal
 Wiseman, Richard - experience as military surgeon
  - works with instrument maker
 'wisest fool in Christendom'
 Wishart, George - Scottish reformer
  - and Knox
 Wisley (garden)
 witchcraft - in Pennsylvania
 witches of Salem - trials in 1691-2
 Witches' Well - in Edinburgh Castle
 Withering, William - discovers digitalis
 Witherings, Thomas - and royal mail
 Witt, Johan de - pensionary of Holland
 Witte, Sergei - and the October Manifesto
 Wittelsbachs - in Palatinate and Bavaria
  - and Bavaria in 1777
 Wittembergisch Nachtigall - Hans Sachs
 Wittenberg - and Martin Luther
  - and Cranach
  - and Christian III
 Wittgenstein, Ludwig
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