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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1645 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:
Law passed allowing Jews to serve in parliament - 1858, Great Reform Demo - 1866, Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson - 1986

Famous and historic events from 1645

Battle of Alford
Battle of Auldearn
Battle of Kilsyth
Battle of Naseby
Battle of Philiphaugh
Battle of Rowton Heath

Famous Britons born in 1645
Judge Jeffreys
Sidney Godolphin
William Kidd

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away - Aneurin Bevan
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On this day:
Law passed allowing Jews to serve in parliament - 1858, Great Reform Demo - 1866, Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson - 1986
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