The Court of Star Chamber, known simply as the Star Chamber, was a supplement to common-law courts in England. The Star Chamber drew its authority from the king's sovereign power and privileges and was not bound by the common law. The Star Chamber was so named for the star pattern on the ceiling of the room where its meetings were held, at Westminster Palace.
HMS EmpressHMS Empress was one of three cross-channel steamers taken over from the South East and Chatham Railway Company on 11 August 1914 to be converted to act as a seaplane carrier. Her first conversion was carried out with great speed at Chatham Dockyard, and she was commissioned on 25 August 1914.
A detailed account of the Brains Trust that includes images, quotations and the main facts of the group. Key Stage 3. United States History. GCSE Modern World History. A-level. Last updated: 26th March, 2018