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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1533 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:
Edinburgh Fires - 1824, Lambeth Poisoner Hanged - 1892, Churchill Captured by Boers - 1899, Anglo Irish Agreement signed - 1985

Famous and historic events from 1533

Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn

Famous Britons born in 1533
Elizabeth I

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The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity. - Max Beerbohm
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On this day:
Edinburgh Fires - 1824, Lambeth Poisoner Hanged - 1892, Churchill Captured by Boers - 1899, Anglo Irish Agreement signed - 1985
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