How Did the British Empire Start?

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The British Empire originated with oversees colonies that were established in the late 16th and early 17th century. For over a century, it was the foremost global power and was the largest in history. It comprised of colonies, dominions, mandates, protectorates and other territories that were administrated and ruled by the United Kingdom.
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The British Empire began with the Hanoverian era in 1714. This period saw the growth of Britain industrially, economically and politically establishing it as a strong global empire.
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