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George the 1st

1660 - 1727

Charles dies

1685

Accession of James II

1685 - 1688

William, Mary and Ann

1688 - 1714

Bill of rights and Toleration Act

1689

Bill of Rights settles succession to the throne and declares illegal various grieances; Toleration Act grants rights to Trinitarian Protestant dissenters

foreign wars

1689 - 1815

the conflict with France

Battle of Boyne

1690

William III defeats Irish and Freanch army

national Debt

1693

Death of Queen Mary

1694

Triennial Act sets the maximum duration of a parliament at three years

Bank of England funded

1694

Tory Parliament

1697

War of Spanish Succession

1701 - 1713

Act of Settlement settles the royal succession on the descendants of Sophia of Hanover

Death of William III; accession of Anne

1702

Battle of Blenheim

1704

British, Dutch, German and Austrian troops defeat French and Bavarian forces; British capture of Gibratar from Spain

union of England and Scotland

1707

Peace treaty of Utrecht

1713

it cloncludes the War of the Spanish succession

Death of Anne; accession of George I

1714

Jacobite rebellion

1715

jacobite rebellion aimed at overthrowing the Hanoverisn succession fails

Septennial Act

1716

it sets the maximum duration of a parliament at seven years

Whig split

1717

suspension of convocation

South Sea Bubble

1720

many investors ruined after spaculation in the stock of the South Sea Company

Walpole ministry

1721 - 1742

Atterbury plot

1722

the most notable Jacobite plot

death of George I

1727

George the 2nd

1727 - 1760

Alexander Pope´s Dunciad published

1729

Walpole/Townshend split

1730

Excise crisis

1733

Walpole has to abandom his plans to reorganize the customs and excise.

Death of Queen Caroline

1737

Wesley´s conversion

1738

the start of Methodism

War of Jankins´ Ear

1739

Anglo-Spanish naval war

War of the Austrian succession

1740 - 1748

fall or Walpole

1742

Ministry of Penhalm

1744

Battle of Culloden

1745

the duke of Cumberland routs the Jacobite army

Jacobite rebellion led by Bonnie Prince Charlie

1746

the end of the Autrian succession´s war

1748

Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle concludes it.

Newcastle ministry

1754

Seven Years War

1756 - 1763

Britain allied with Frederick the Great of Prussia against France, Autria and Russia.

Pitt Newcastle ministry

1757

Battle of Plassey

1757

British victory over Bengal

capture of Quebec

1759

British victory

George the 3rd

1760 - 1820

Bute´s ministry

1762

Grenville ministry

1763

Peace of Paris concludes 7 Years war

1763

Wilkes and General Warrants

1763

Boston tea party

1773

American Colonists protest against the East India Company`s monopoly of tea exports to America

Declaration of American Independence

1776

Surrender at Yorktown

1781

American Victory Over British troops

younger Pitt`s ministry

1783 - 1806

peace of Versailles

1783

It recognizes independence of American Colonies

East IndiaAct

1784

Pitt`s motion for parliamentary reform defeated

1785

Eden commercial treaty with France

1786

French Revolution

1789