Making of the UK


This project uses documents and pictures from the period 1500-1750 to explore some of the key changes in Britain in this exciting period of history.

The period 1500 to 1750 was one of great change in Britain. The end of the Middle Ages and the dawn of what historians call 'the early modern period' saw the emergence of many of the features of the United Kingdom that we know today.

What's Here?

Use the links to explore the following themes: