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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1790 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:
Joan of Arc burnt to death - 1431, Murder of Christopher Marlowe - 1593

Famous and historic events from 1790

First Lifeboat launched

Famous Britons born in 1790
Gideon Mantell
John Gibson
Marshall Hall
Sir William Parry

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A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood. - T S Eliot
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On this day:
Joan of Arc burnt to death - 1431, Murder of Christopher Marlowe - 1593
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