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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1648 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:
John de Balliol proclaimed King of Scotland - 1292, Death of Mary Tudor - 1558, Trial of Walter Raleigh - 1606, Pickwick Papers Published - 1837, Livingstone reaches Victoria Falls - 1855, Suez Canal Inaugurated - 1869, Channel Collision Kills 20 - 1953, The Luxor Massacre - 1997

Famous and historic events from 1648

Battle of Maidstone
Battle of Preston

Famous Britons born in 1648
Elkanah Settle
Grinling Gibbons
John Dalrymple
Robert Barclay

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A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Churchill

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Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age. - Jonathan Swift
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On this day:
John de Balliol proclaimed King of Scotland - 1292, Death of Mary Tudor - 1558, Trial of Walter Raleigh - 1606, Pickwick Papers Published - 1837, Livingstone reaches Victoria Falls - 1855, Suez Canal Inaugurated - 1869, Channel Collision Kills 20 - 1953, The Luxor Massacre - 1997
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