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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1485 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:
Battle of Towton - 1461, Battle of Alresford - 1644, Albert Hall Opens - 1871, Captain Scott dies - 1912, First London Marathon - 1981

Famous and historic events from 1485

Battle of Bosworth
Yeomen of the Guard Formed

Famous Britons born in 1485
Catherine of Aragon
Hugh Latimer
Thomas Cromwell

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
Let others hail the rising sun: I bow to that whose course is run. - David Garrick
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On this day:
Battle of Towton - 1461, Battle of Alresford - 1644, Albert Hall Opens - 1871, Captain Scott dies - 1912, First London Marathon - 1981
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