Albion (disambiguation)

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Albion is an alternative and archaic name for Great Britain or England.

Albion may also refer to:

Places[edit]

Australia[edit]

Canada[edit]

France[edit]

Guyana[edit]

Mauritius[edit]

United States[edit]

Comics[edit]

  • Albion (comics), a 2005 six issue comic book limited series written by Alan Moore, Leah Moore and John Reppion
  • Albion, a Marvel Comics character and X-Men villain in the New Excalibur series

Literature[edit]

Music[edit]

Organizations[edit]

  • Albion College, a liberal arts college in Albion, Michigan, USA
  • Albion Dockyard, a shipbuilding yard in Bristol operated by Charles Hill & Sons from 1848 to 1977
  • Albion Shipping Company, a shipping line founded in Glasgow in 1858; became The Shaw, Savill & Albion Line in 1882
  • Albion Machinery, a brand used by David Brown Ltd. (tractors) for agricultural machinery built by them
  • Albion Motors, a vehicle manufacturer based in Glasgow, Scotland from 1899 to 1980
  • Operation Albion, the German invasion and conquest in 1917 of the Estonian Islands of Saaremaa (Ösel), Hiiumaa (Dagö) and Muhu (Moon)
  • Albion Swords, a company based in New Glarus, Wisconsin manufacturing European sword replicas
  • New Albion Brewing Company, a microbrewery that operated from 1976 to 1982

Ships[edit]

Sport[edit]

Albion forms part of the name of numerous football and rugby clubs around the British Isles:

Some sports clubs outside the British Isles also share this name:

Television[edit]

Video games[edit]

  • Albion (video game), a 1995 single player computer role-playing game developed and published by Blue Byte Software for MS-DOS
  • Albion, the fictional setting of the Fable video game series, thought to represent the archaic England
  • Albion, a setting in the video game Destroy All Humans! 2, which is located in England, and resembles London in many ways

Other[edit]

  • Alebion, sometimes called "Albion", a son of Poseidon in Greek mythology
  • Albion (Warhammer), an island that represents the British Isles in the table-top fantasy wargame Warhammer
  • Albion, human kingdom under the reign of King Erik in the movie Jack the Giant Slayer
  • Albion (astronomy), an astronomical instrument constructed by Richard of Wallingford, Abbot of St. Albans, in 1326

See also[edit]

  • Albiones, pre-Roman Celtic tribe of the Iberian Peninsula