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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1648 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:
Alfred Becomes King of Wessex - 0871, English order of knighthood founded - 1348, Birth of Shakespeare - 1564, Death of Shakespeare - 1616, Charles II is crowned - 1661, First Broadcast by British Monarch - 1924, Death of Blair Peach - 1979

Famous and historic events from 1648

Battle of Maidstone
Battle of Preston

Famous Britons born in 1648
Elkanah Settle
Grinling Gibbons
John Dalrymple
Robert Barclay

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

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Every great person is always being helped by everybody; for their gift is to get good out of all things and all persons. - John Ruskin
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On this day:
Alfred Becomes King of Wessex - 0871, English order of knighthood founded - 1348, Birth of Shakespeare - 1564, Death of Shakespeare - 1616, Charles II is crowned - 1661, First Broadcast by British Monarch - 1924, Death of Blair Peach - 1979
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