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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:
Paradise Lost Published - 1667, First Benny Hill TV Show - 1951, Marchioness Disaster - 1989

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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Brit Quote:
There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty. - Margaret Thatcher
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On this day:
Paradise Lost Published - 1667, First Benny Hill TV Show - 1951, Marchioness Disaster - 1989
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