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.
Britannia rule the waves.
Britons never, never, never shall be slaves.
—James Thomson set to music by Thomas Arne, 1740
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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.