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Thread #162185   Message #3859163
Posted By: Stu
06-Jun-17 - 03:19 AM
Thread Name: BS: The Essence of England
Subject: RE: BS: The Essence of England
Thanks for the info: I didn't realise Wallace was Welsh, although his mum was English and dad Scottish (yes I looked it up ;-) ). The wonders of identity on these islands!

"And Westminster, the Queen and the Beefeaters were situated/based in England the last time I looked."

That doesn't mean they're English though (my mum is situated/based in England but is Welsh), they are not exclusively English but part of the UK. They're less icons of England than they are of the United Kingdom, like the Union Jack.