British Empire

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“Ireland is too great to be unconnected with us, and too near us to be dependant on a foreign state, and too little to be independent.”  C.T. Grenville,1784.

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King George V, King of Britain and Ireland in 1916.

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Queen Mary married King George V in 1916.

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Lord Wimborne was the Viceroy representing the king in Ireland in 1916.

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Map of the British Empire at its height.

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In 1911 the editor of the Irish Times laid a claim for Dublin as second city of the United Kingdom during a visit by George V.

By Lexie.

 

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