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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Somerset 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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Battle of Nechtansmere - 0685, Major Earthquake Damages Canterbury Cathedral - 1382, Treaty of Troyes - 1420, Cooper Floors Ali - 1966, Cutty Sark Ablaze - 2007

Famous historic dates from Somerset

6th of July 1685 : Battle of Sedgemoor
19th of September 1970 : First Glastonbury

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