THE AUGUSTAN AGE (1714-1760)/THE EARLY ROMANTIC AGE (1760-1789)

THE GENERAL OUTLINE A New Dinasty on the Throne of Britain: the Hanoverians The Augustan Age falls under the reign of king George I of the House of Hanover. He … Continue reading THE AUGUSTAN AGE (1714-1760)/THE EARLY ROMANTIC AGE (1760-1789)

THE RESTORATION (1660-1685) and THE GLORIOUS REVOLUTION (1688-1714)

The Restoration (1660-1685) The execution of Charles I shook up all European monarchs and the leading aristocracy. It was the first time in history that a ruling monarch was beheaded by … Continue reading THE RESTORATION (1660-1685) and THE GLORIOUS REVOLUTION (1688-1714)

THE PURITAN AGE (1625-1660)

He who stops being better stops being good. Oliver Cromwell  A GENERAL OUTLOOK 17th century England faced great social changes, the progress that these changes brought about provided better standards of living for … Continue reading THE PURITAN AGE (1625-1660)

THE VICTORIAN AGE (1830-1901)

THE VICTORIAN AGE OR AGE OF IMPERIALISM INTRODUCTION This is perhaps one of the most fascinating times of our history full of conquests – scientific, territorial, social and intellectual – but, … Continue reading THE VICTORIAN AGE (1830-1901)