history of the British isles during early modern times
Early Modern Britain and Ireland is a period from the 15th century Tudor Renaissance to the British Industrial Revolution which began in the 18th century.
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Celts → Medieval → Early modern → Industrial → British Empire
- 1 London. Capital of England, and later the United Kingdom and the British Empire. Ravaged by the 1666 fire, and rebuilt as a modern imperial capital.
- 2 Edinburgh. Capital of Scotland and the seat of the Scottish Enlightenment.
- 3 Glasgow. Britain's port to the North Atlantic.
- 4 Stratford-upon-Avon. Birthplace of William Shakespeare, Britain's most famous playwright.