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Early modern Britain is the history of the island of Great Britain roughly corresponding to the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. Major historical events in Early Modern British history include numerous wars, especially with France, along with the English Renaissance, the English Reformation and Scottish Reformation, the English Civil War, the Restoration of Charles II, the Glorious Revolution, the Treaty of Union, the Scottish Enlightenment and the formation and collapse of the First British Empire.

Primary sources

  • English Historical Documents partly online
    • Coward, Barry and Peter Gaunt, eds. English Historical Documents, 1603–1660 (2011). 1408pp
    • Browning, Andrew, ed. English Historical Documents, 1660–1714 (1953) 996pp
    • Horn, D. B. and Mary Ransome, eds. English Historical Documents, 1714–1783 (1957), 972pp

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