York Minster, England

Hello friends (imagine a strong british accent)

Another terrific card from England! Thank you Gosia

York Minster is a cathedral in York, England and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe.  The formal title of York Minster is “The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St Peter in York”. The title “minster” is attributed to churches established in the Anglo-Saxon period as missionary teaching churches, and serves now as an honorific title. 

Here are 10 facts about England!

Fact 1:
The first public theater built in England was called The Theatre.
Fact 2:
Beef is one of England’s biggest exports.
Fact 3:
British police do not carry guns except in emergencies.
Fact 4:
The treasures contained in the British Museum span two million ears of world civilization.
Fact 5:
An Englishman drinks more tea than any person of any other nation.
Fact 6:
In Chester you can only shoot a Welsh person with a bow and arrow inside the city walls and after midnight.
Fact 7:
A law says that any boy under the age of 10 may not see a naked mannequin.
Fact 8:
London is the world’s largest financial centre.
Fact 9:
Windsor castle is the oldest and largest royal residence in the world still in use.
Fact 10:
French was the official language of England from 1066 to 1362.

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