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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from Wiltshire 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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Siege of Derry Begins - 1689, Opening of the Natural History Museum - 1881, Republic of Ireland established - 1949

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6th of January 878 : Battle of Chippenham
18th of November 1267 : Statute of Marlborough
13rd of July 1643 : Battle of Roundway Down
1st of August 1774 : Priestley Discovers Oxygen

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