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Late Victorian Britain. From the 1880s a mounting sense of the limits of the liberal, regulative state became apparent. One reflection of this awareness was the increasing perception of national decline, relative to the increasing strength of other European countries and the United States. The National Insurance Act provided a framework within which workers were to practice self-help, and, although involvement was mandatory, the administration of the legislation was largely through voluntary institutions. David Lloyd George, who did most to push the legislation through, himself combined these characteristics of old and new liberalism.
The Georgian era is a period in British history from 1714 to c. 1830–37, named after the Hanoverian kings George I, George II, George III and George IV. The sub-period that is the Regency era is defined by the regency of George IV as Prince of Wales. The sub-period that is the Regency era is defined by the regency of George IV as Prince of Wales during the illness of his father George III. The definition of the Georgian era is often extended to include the relatively short reign of William IV, which ended with his death in 1837.
Discover which National Trust gardens to visit to see examples of Victorian garden style and even some original features. One of Britain’s finest high-Victorian gardens is home to one of the largest rock gardens in Europe. The pinetum contains a fine collection of North American conifers and on the terraces is an orchard house, designed specifically for the cultivation of early fruit. The carpet beds, planted out for summer colour, confirms the gardens Victorian origins. After exploring Gawthorpe Hall's parterre garden, enjoy a riverside walk National Trust Images, Matthew Antrobus. Gawthorpe Hall, Lancashire.
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Britain established 13 colonies along the eastern coast of America (including the . Ten years later he died and his brother became William the Fourth.
Britain established 13 colonies along the eastern coast of America (including the urban centres of Philadelphia, New York and Boston and rural states such as Virginia). The Stamp Act introduced tax on property deals in America. John Nash was asked to plan large parts of London, including Regent Street and Regent's Park. When George the Third died in 1820 the Prince Regent became George the Fourth. The George pub Aldwych, London.
Victorian gardens - gardening in the Victorian period. Two later examples of this natural style can be seen at Hidcote and Sissinghurst. Kew Gardens, Gertrude Jekyll, London garden squares. London garden squares. Another Victorian garden phenomenon was the London square. London squares were developed by 19th century property developers. Here, the houses backed onto a green space where children could play in full view of the houses. Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties. About the National Trust.