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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Wiltshire that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
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On this day:
The Battle of Otterburn - 1388, The Samlesbury Witch Trial - 1612, Salem Witches Executed - 1692, Bonnie Prince Charlie raises standard at Glenfinnan - 1745, Storm Claims 100 Scottish Fishermen - 1848, The Hungerford Massacre - 1987

Famous historic dates from Wiltshire

6th of January 878 : Battle of Chippenham
18th of November 1267 : Statute of Marlborough
13rd of July 1643 : Battle of Roundway Down
1st of August 1774 : Priestley Discovers Oxygen

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On this day:
The Battle of Otterburn - 1388, The Samlesbury Witch Trial - 1612, Salem Witches Executed - 1692, Bonnie Prince Charlie raises standard at Glenfinnan - 1745, Storm Claims 100 Scottish Fishermen - 1848, The Hungerford Massacre - 1987
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