A farmer who either owns land or rents it and makes a living through farming.

World War

A war in which the major nations of the world are involved.

Western Front

The western most position where opposing armies face each other. In the first World War this was the line along which German and British and French soldiers faced each other. It stretched from Belgium in the North to Switzerland in the South.


Anglo-Saxon region of southern England that extended from the English Channel to the river Thames.


An instrument of attack or defence. Eg a gun, sword, shield etc.


A conflict between nations, states or parties that involves weapons and continues for a prolonged period of time.


One of the seafaring people that raided the coasts of northern and western Europe from the eighth to the tenth century.


Ritual robes worn by members of the clergy or other assistants at services or rites, especially a garment worn at the celebration of the Eucharist (bread and wine)

V2 Bombs

A long-range liquid-fuel rocket used by the Germans as a ballistic missile in World War II


To take over and hold without legal authority. A person who does this is called a usurper.

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