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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1542 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:
Cato Street Conspiracy Exposed - 1820

Famous and historic events from 1542

Battle of Solway Moss
Execution of Catherine Howard

Famous Britons born in 1542
Christopher Saxton
John Speed
Mary, Queen of Scots

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A Picture of Britain
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All our discontents about what we want appeared to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have. - Daniel Defoe
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On this day:
Cato Street Conspiracy Exposed - 1820
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