What Is the Motto of England?

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England’s motto is “Dieu et mon droit.” The origin of the motto is Old French and the motto means “God and my right.” The motto was first used by King Richard I in 1198 at the Battle of Gisors after he defeated Phillip II of France.

England is part of the United Kingdom, and is bordered by Scotland and Wales. It is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea and English Channel. England has a temperate maritime climate with temperatures staying typically above 32 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter and less than 80 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer, and experiences frequent rain throughout the year.