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From this distance, Britain's unrivalled national hero Horatio Nelson appears to embody the entire span of glittering age of naval dominance such is his pre-eminence in our cultural consciousness.
And yet, definitive though his actions were, they spanned only a few years at the tail-end of the 1700s through to his victory - and celebrated death - at Trafalgar in 1805.
Where do the private views and public discussion intersect most often and most favourably. Politics? Maybe - but it's not one for a decorous dinner table. Best sandwich fillings? Perhaps - but as the answer is egg mayo where's the debate?
"Splat the rat!" may or may not have been a cri de guerre of the riled Germans undone by cunning Allied spies in the Second World War but it will certainly be the yell of choice at the Imperial War Museum this year.
"We have an incredibly strong science base in the UK, second only to America. We have a very strong technology base - manufacturing is not dead - and we have a strong design base but they don't work together as much as they can."
The mid-1600s was a precarious time to be king. The species was threatened. The reign of Charles I had been brought to a bloody end and the country's failed dalliance with republicanism had seen a fragile rapprochement with the concept of monarchy.