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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1606 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:
Death of Henry VII. Accession of Henry VIII - 1509, Sinn Fein Formed - 1907

Famous and historic events from 1606

First Known Performance of Macbeth
Guy Fawkes hanged, drawn and quartered
The Great Severn Tsunami
Trial of Guy Fawkes begins
Trial of Walter Raleigh
Union Jack Created

Famous Britons born in 1606
Edmund Waller

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
Adversity is the first path to truth. - Lord Byron
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On this day:
Death of Henry VII. Accession of Henry VIII - 1509, Sinn Fein Formed - 1907
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