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Isle of Man


  • Type: British Crown Dependency


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1844/04/05 Alexander Taggart Born Elizabeth Lewthwaite Taggart, wife of James Taggart, gives birth to a son Alexander Taggart, in Ramsey, Ayre, Isle of Man.
1863/11/14 Euterpe is built by Gibson, MacDonald and Arnold at the Ramsey Shipyard, Isle of Man, for corn and provision dealer George Henry Wakefield, Nash and Co of Liverpool, to be used in the Indian jute trade. Maiden Voyage of the Euterpe

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Location

Western Europe, island in the Irish Sea, between Great Britain and Ireland - The World Factbook

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Particulars for Isle of Man:
Locale Type British Crown Dependency
Physiographic feature Island



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Part of the Norwegian Kingdom of the Hebrides until the 13th century when it was ceded to Scotland, the isle came under the British crown in 1765. Current concerns include reviving the almost extinct Manx Gaelic language. Isle of Man is a British crown dependency but is not part of the UK or of the European Union. However, the UK Government remains constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation. - The World Factbook

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Manx Gold (short story) Short Story Agatha Christie "Manx Gold" was commissioned as a real-life treasure hunt on the Isle of Man to promote tourism in 1930

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