The phrase "the empire on which the sun never sets" has been used with
variations to describe .... R. P. Buddicom said, "It had been said that the sun
never set on the British flag; i...
The saying "The sun never sets on the British Empire" means that the British
Empire was once so expansive that there was always some part of it that was
At its peak the British Empire was the largest empire the world had ever known. It
was said 'the sun never sets on the British Empire' because its span across the ...
The sun never set on the British Empire because the sun sets in the West and .....
Hobson wished to explain the recent Boer War as the effect of £400 million of ...
The world's largest empire. The British Empire spanned the globe. This led to the
saying that the Sun never set on it, since it was always daytime somewhere in ...
Rum played a crucial part of the triangular trade between Britain, Africa, and the
... "The sun never set on the British Empire—which meant that it was always ...
It meant that the British Empire was so huge and covered so many parts of the
globe that it was always daylight somewhere in the empire.
Aug 23, 2003 ... Under the pseudonym Christopher North, writer John Wilson composed a serious
of articles for a long-running column called "Noctes ...
www.originofnations.org/British_Empire/The Sun Never Set on the British Empire/The Sun Never Set on the British Empire.htm
The Sun Never Set on the British Empire, circa 1937 ... My source for the 1937
zones (in the Atlas of the British Empire, edited by Christopher Bayly, .... Hobson
wished to explain the recent Boer War as the effect of £400 million of investment
The phrase "the empire on which the sun never sets" has been used with ... R. P.
Buddicom said, "It had been said that the sun never set on the British flag; ...