In Britain, the Anglican Church continued to be a central pillar of communal, parish and domestic life in many towns: through its control over the rites of passage, its association with the provision of welfare and education and its identification with public institutions.
In 1800, the Act of Union merged the Kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland. During that time, Britain had to face the ambitions of Napoleon to conquer the whole of Europe. Admiral Nelson's naval victory at Traflagar (off the coast of Spain) in 1805, and Wellington's decisive victory at Waterloo saved the UK, and further reinforced its international position.
Great Britain. Foreign Office. Law Officers' opinions to the Foreign Office, 1793-1860 : a reproduction of the manuscript series with index and commentaries. Foreign Office. Law Officers' opinions to the Foreign Office, 1793-1860 : a reproduction of the manuscript series with index and commentaries.
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At the start of the period, concurrent with the accession of Henry IV (r. 1399–1413), England's first Lancastrian king, Great Britain and Ireland are rife with internal tensions, including Welsh revolt, a series of baronial rebellions led by the Percy family of Northumberland, and ongoing …
15 July – Austria, Britain, Prussia, and Russia sign the London Treaty with the Sublime Porte, ruler of the Ottoman Empire. 23 July – the Province of Canada is created by the Act of Union . 7 August – Chimney Sweepers and Chimneys Regulation Act 1840 prohibits the employment of children under the age of 21 as chimney sweeps .
First published in 1964, this book examines the Tour of Britain. It focuses, neither on foreign tourists coming to Britain, nor on British tourists travelling abroad, but on British people exploring their native land in the three centuries from 1540 to 1840. During this period, it became a popular