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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1644 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:
Army raised for Third Crusade - 1189, First Concorde flight - 1976

Famous and historic events from 1644

2nd Battle of Newbury
Battle of Selby
Battle of Aberdeen
Battle of Alresford
Battle of Cropredy Bridge
Battle of Lostwithiel
Battle of Marston Moor
Battle of Tippermuir
Bolton Massacre

Famous Britons born in 1644
William Penn

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
We are not just here to manage capitalism but to change society and to define its finer values - Tony Benn
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On this day:
Army raised for Third Crusade - 1189, First Concorde flight - 1976
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