Great Britain

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Kingdom rankGreat Britain
Great Britain.png
Primary culture
English (British)

Capital province
London (236)

Government
Constitutional MonarchyGovernment monarchy.png

State religion
ProtestantProtestant.png

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
English ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
+33% Embargo efficiency
+20% Morale of navies

Heavy ship combat ability.png A Royal Navy

+10% Heavy ship combat ability
+0.25 Yearly navy tradition

National tax modifier.png The Eltham Ordinance

+15% National tax modifier

Diplomatic relations.png Secretaries of State

+1 Diplomatic relations

Trade efficiency.png The Navigation Acts

+10% Trade efficiency

National unrest.png English Bill of Rights

−1 National unrest
+10% Global tariffs

Discipline.png Reform of Commission Buying

+5% Discipline

Sailor recovery speed.png The Sick and Hurt Board

+10% Sailor recovery speed

Idea bonus.png Ambitions:

+1 Leader(s) without upkeep

Flag of Great Britain Great Britain is a formable country, and can be formed by any nation in the British culture group. Located in the British Isles, it does not exist in any start date until May 12, 1707. Due to it requiring quite a few provinces from Flag of Scotland Scotland and Flag of England England, both of which are western, decently developed countries, it is usually fairly strong when formed.

Many who play Flag of England England decide to form Flag of Great Britain Great Britain, and so it has unique late-game troop models, as well as various special missions and decisions. It does not, however, have missions for war against Flag of France France, one of the contrasts to Flag of England England, to which it is quite similar.

Formation[edit]

Execute decision.pngForm British Nation


By uniting our political development domestically and extending our influence beyond our borders we will be able to reinforce our position in world affairs and transform into one of the foremost European powers, the British Empire.


 
Potential Requirements
  • Is not Flag of The Papal State The Papal State or Flag of Holy Roman Empire Holy Roman Empire
  • Flag of Great Britain Great Britain does not exist
  • Primary culture is:
    • in British group
  • Is not a colonial nation
  • If is AI controlled:
    • Has at least 3 provinces
    • Is not a former colonial nation
Allow
  • Has an administrative technology of at least level 10.
  • Is not a subject nation.
  • Is not at war.
  • Is not a nomad nation.
  • Owns the core Province icon.png provinces:
    • Hampshire (234)
    • London (236)
    • Oxfordshire (237)
    • Lothian (248)
    • Aberdeenshire (251)

Effects
  • Gain “Increased Centralization” modifier for 20 years:
    • -0.05 Autonomy.png Monthly autonomy change
    • +1 National unrest.png National unrest
  • If a member of the HRE and not an elector, all own provinces are removed from the HRE.


Execute decision.pngForm British Nation Diplomatically


By uniting our political development domestically and extending our influence beyond our borders we will be able to reinforce our position in world affairs and transform into one of the foremost European powers, the British Empire.


 
Potential Requirements

Any of the following:

  • Is Flag of England England
    • If is AI controlled:
    • Has Flag of Scotland Scotland as junior partner or as vassal
  • Is Flag of Scotland Scotland
    • If is AI controlled:
    • Has Flag of England England as junior partner or as vassal
Allow

Effects
  • Gain “Increased Centralization” modifier for 20 years:
    • -0.05 Autonomy.png Monthly autonomy change
    • +1 National unrest.png National unrest
  • If a member of the HRE and not an elector, all own provinces are removed from the HRE.


Events[edit]

Main article: English events

Flag of England England and Flag of Great Britain Great Britain share almost all of their events. The sole exception is the War of the Roses event chain, which is exclusive to Flag of England England.

Missions[edit]

Main article: English missions

England and Great Britain share several missions.

Decisions[edit]

Flag of England England and Flag of Great Britain Great Britain share almost all of their decisions. The sole exception is the Designate Calais as The Staple Port, which is exclusive to Flag of England England.

Execute decision.pngEstablish British Merchant Navy


Being an island nation we are always going to be dependent on the sea for trade. So we must promote the merchant marine to ensure our trade prospers.


 
Potential Requirements
  • Country is Flag of England England or Flag of Great Britain Great Britain
  • Diplomatic tech.png Diplomatic technology is at least 15
  • Does not have the country modifier "British Merchant Navy"
Allow
  • Has at least 5 Maritime ideas
  • Monthly income is at least 60 Gold Icon.png ducats
  • Trade is at least 33% of the Tradeview income.png country's income
  • Has the Idea bonus.png idea Grand Navy
  • Has the Idea bonus.png idea National Trade Policy

Effects
  • Adds the modifier "British Merchant Navy" for the rest of the campaign:
    • Global tariffs.png+5% global tariffs

Execute decision.pngSing 'Britannia Rules the Waves'


Rule Britannia!
Britannia rule the waves.
Britons never, never, never shall be slaves.


 
Potential Requirements
  • Country is Flag of England England or Flag of Great Britain Great Britain
  • Does not have the country modifier "Britannia Rules the Waves"
Allow
  • Has at least 30 Province icon.png ports
  • Has at least 50 Bigship.png heavy ships
  • Has at least 50 Lightship.png light ships

Effects
  • Adds the modifier "Britannia Rules the Waves" for the rest of the campaign:
    • Naval leader maneuver.png+1 naval leader maneuver

Strategy[edit]

Main article: England#Strategy
Main article: Scotland#Strategy

Virtually all strategies for Flag of England England involve forming Flag of Great Britain Great Britain. It can also be formed by Flag of Scotland Scotland, although this is considerably more difficult.

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