The British Empire


The British Empire


Empire Makers

Turning Points

Key Questions

Welcome to this website about the British Empire 1815-1914, launched in 2013. At Victoria's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 1897 the Bishop of London said that the Imperial Empire had been conceived in Victoria's reign. It had and for the Victorians it had become an empire like no other - an empire not just about trade and money but about liberty and exporting western civilisation. Click here for the Introduction to the website.

ritish Empire

The Talks I Offer


Featured Pages

James Aggrey

Emily Hobhouse

About Me

The Amritsar Massacre

Kipling's Years in Rottingdean

Why Study the Empire?

What’s On?

Reference Section

How important was violence to the Empie?

The Boer War

The Legacy of the British Empire

An Outline History of the British Empire

Recent Pages

Mary Kingsley

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Turning Points

Cecil Rhodes

How important was migration?