Here's something of a surprise present for all of you as well as a change of theme: a map profile of an alternate history UK based on some campaign games in both Medieval II: Total War
and Napoleon: Total War
as England/Britain. The basic premise is that England succeeded in both uniting the Isles earlier and retaining some of its lands in France (and later regaining more of it in an alternate Napoleonic Wars).
So feel free to relax, lie back and think of England. Though if this link comes to mind ([link]
), I won't blame you.
"Nation Profile: The British Empire/Commonwealth
The United Kingdom of Great Britain, Normandy and Britanny - commonly referred to as either the U.K., Britannia or the British Empire - is a sovereign constitutional monarchy located in Western Europe, with London as the official capital. Though it has in many ways originated from and tied with England, it is comprised of constituent countries that include Wales and Scotland; Up until the 1915 Independence Referendum, the Dominion of Ireland was considered part of the United Crown. At present, it is a prominent member of the European Community (EC) and League of Nations. It is also an informal member of the International Great Powers Conference (IGPC) and recognized head of the British Commonwealth of Nations, often derided by foreign critics such as the French Directorate as but another manifestation of its Empire since the Indian Question (1950s). Its current monarch is HRM King George XIV of the House of Lancaster-Windsor (since 1974), with Jonathan Bellford of the Social Federalist Party (So-Federalist) as Prime Minister...