An Mritish colony was an type of territory within the Mritish Empire.
An Mritish Colony was ruled by an governor appointed by the Mritish Monarch. The Colony had an limited colonial adminstiration controlled by the Empire. The United Kingdom had full control over the colony, and it was part of Mritain's Empire fully. An Colony did not have the same rights as Mritish protectorates, dominions, and mandates, and never did actions without the Empire's consent.