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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1630 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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Duke of Clarence Drowned in a Butt of Malmsey Wine - 1478, Pilgrimís Progress Published - 1678, Churchillís Maiden Speech - 1901, Antiques Roadshow 1st Broadcast - 1979, Fox Hunting Banned in the UK - 2005

Famous and historic events from 1630

Boston Massachusetts Founded

Famous Britons born in 1630
Charles Cotton
Charles II
Thomas Plume

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

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We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn't obey the rules. - Alan Bennett
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On this day:
Duke of Clarence Drowned in a Butt of Malmsey Wine - 1478, Pilgrimís Progress Published - 1678, Churchillís Maiden Speech - 1901, Antiques Roadshow 1st Broadcast - 1979, Fox Hunting Banned in the UK - 2005
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