The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates
and other .... In 1496 King Henry VII of England, following the successes of Spain
and Portugal in overseas exploration,...
The British Empire: Its Colonies, Dominions and Mandates .... It really began to
disintegrate into the two distinctive countries of England and France ... on the
creation of Britain or the formation of the United Kingdom; the one exception
In 1604, King James I of England negotiated the Treaty of London, ending ... The
loss of the American colonies marked the end of the "first British Empire.".
Mar 20, 2015 ... By 1670 there were British American colonies in New England, Virginia, and
Maryland and settlements in the Bermudas, Honduras, Antigua, ...
She is called Virginia Dare (Virginia, in honour of England's virgin queen, is the
name given to the colony). But when an English ship next visits the island, ...
Quite naturally Henry decided to annex Ireland to his already huge empire. The
Irish ... Some 20 years later, the then King of England Charles 2nd died and was
Apart from the reasons covered earlier, here are other reasons that contributed to
the success ... The United Kingdom ... Throughout much of 19th century, England
was ruled by Queen Victoria, in the longest of any imperial .... The Russian
Empire was the second largest, though the only colony they occupied was Alaska
Jul 27, 2016 ... The British Empire was a global empire acquired and ruled by the Kingdom of
Great ... After 1945 the Empire collapsed and most former colonies joined the ...
England (Britain after 1703) was the most successful because it ...
During the reign of Elizabeth I, England set up trading companies in Turkey,
Russia, ... In the early seventeenth century those colonies were expanded and
Tanganyika Territory (United Kingdom) from 20 July 1922,; The former German
colony of Togoland was split in British ..... England and Wales: 185 seats