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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1586 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:
1st Instalment of Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1768, Lloyd George becomes prime minister - 1916, Anglo-Irish treaty is signed - 1922, Tories Pick Cameron as Leader, - 2005

Famous and historic events from 1586

Executions of Babington Plotters Begin
Tobacco Hits English Society

Famous Britons born in 1586
Thomas Hooker

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

Brit Quote:
Dangerous foreigners begin at Calais and dont stop until you get to Bombay where they play cricket and speak English - Clement Attlee
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On this day:
1st Instalment of Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1768, Lloyd George becomes prime minister - 1916, Anglo-Irish treaty is signed - 1922, Tories Pick Cameron as Leader, - 2005
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