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History of Great Britain

The history of the British Isles has witnessed intermittent periods of competition and cooperation between the people that occupy the various parts of Great Britain, Ireland, and the smaller adjacent islands, which together make up the British Isles. Today, the British Isles contain two sovereign states: the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom. There are also three Crown dependencies: Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man. The United Kingdom may be further broken down into four constituent Home Nations: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Each of these nations bears its own history, with all but Northern Ireland having been independent states at one point.Excerpted from History of the British Isles on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Ancient Britain[edit]

Anglo-Saxon Britain[edit]

Medieval Britain[edit]

History of the United Kingdom[edit]

Renaissance Britain[edit]

Early modern Britain[edit]

Victorian Britain[edit]

Twentieth century[edit]

History of Sheffield[edit]

History of Wales[edit]


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