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Birth of the Princess Royal 1766 ... -232
His Majesty's Sister, Caroline, married to the
King of Denmark ibid.
Successes of Lord Clive ibid.
Death of His Majesty's Brother, the Duke of
Birth of the Duke of Kent 1767 ..ibid.
General Paoli seeks asylum in England ibid.
The Jesuits suppressed ibid.
The Irish Parliaments made octennial ibid.
More riots for Mr. Wilkes 1768 .. 234
Death of Allen iu St. George's Fields ibid.
Birth of the Princess Augusta ibid.
Lord North's Administration 1769 ..ibid.
Hyder Ally opposes the British in India ibid.
Sir Fletcher Norton chosen Speaker 235
Princess Elizabeth born 1770 ..ibid.
Plymouth Docks set on Fire ibid.
The Lord Mayor and an Alderman committed
to the Tower ibid.
The Duke of Cumberland born .... 1771 ..ibid.
Death of the Poet Gray 836
The Commons assert their privilege against the
Lords -with respect to Money Bills .. 1772 ..ibid.
Duke of Sussex born 1773 .. 236
Disputes with America encrease 1774 ..ibid.
Birth of the Duke of Cambridge ibid.
Captain Furneaux returns from a Voyage
round the World ibid.
Battle of Bunker's Hill 1775 .. 237
Rise of General Washington ibid.
War wjth France, &c. 1776 .. 238
Birth of the Princess Mary ibid.
Death of Hume, the Historian ibid.
John the Painter burns the Dock Yard at
Portsmouth 1777 .. 239
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Princess Sophia born 1777 ... 239
Death of the Earl of Chatham .... 1778 ..ibid.
Camp at Coxheath ibid.
Admiral Keppcll distinguished ibid.
Paul Jones ibid.
Death of Captain Cooke 1779 .. 240
Prince Octavius born ibid.
Tremendous riots in London 1780 ..ibid.
Admiral Parker victorious 241
Rodney defeats Langara 242
Prince Alfred born ibid.
Wolfran Cornwall chosen Speaker ibid.
Fifty-five Indiamen lost to the French ibid.
War with Holland 1781 .. 243
Amount of the National Debt ibid.
The French take and are beaten out of Jersey ibid.
Death of Major Pierson ibid.
Hyder Ally successful against the English 245
Lord North resigns 1782 ...ibid.
Death of the Marquis of Rockingham ibid.
America declared independent 1783 ... 246
Rodney victorious over Degrasse ibid.
Exploits of Elliot, Hood, Hughes, Barrington,
Digby, Howe, &c. &c, ibid.
Termination of the War , ibid.
Death of Prince Alfred 248
A monument erected by the City to Lord
The Coalition ibid.
Birth of the Princess Amelia ibid.
Death of Prince Octavius ibid.
Election contests for Westminster ... 1784 ... 249
Handel's commemoration ibid.
Palmer's Post-Office improvements ibid.
Death of Dr. Johnson ibid,
Trial of Warren Hastings 1785 ... 250
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The Shop Tax 1785 ... 250
Commercial Treaty with France and Spain ... 1786 ...ibid.
Margaret Nicholson attempts the life of His
The King's Sister, Amelia, dies 1787 ... 251
The Revolution in France commences ibid.
Lord George Gordon turns Jew 1788 ... 252
Death of the Earl of Mansfield ibid.
Indisposition of the Sovereign ibid.
Loyal Patriotism ofThurlow 1789 ...ibid.
The King's recovery ibid.
Fox and Burke disagree on the French Revolution 1790 ... ibid.
Addington chosen Speaker ibid
A stone thrown at his Majesty by John Frith ibid.
Deaths of Dr. Franklin, and Howard the Philanthropist 254
Tippoo Saib makes War against the British in
India 1791 ... 254
Marriage of His Royal Highness the Duke of
York with the Princess Royal of Prussia 255
Resolutions passed in the House of Commons
for the abolition of the Slave Trade .. 1792 ... 256
Payne's Rights of Man disseminated 257
Tippoo Saib defeated by Lord Cornwallis, gives his Sons up as hostages for the performance of a Treaty of Peace 259
War between France and Great Britain ... 1793 ... 260
The French Fleet beaten by Lord Howe ... 1794 ... ibid.
Marriage of His Royal Highness the Prince
of Walt s 1795 ... 261
War with Holland ,...262
Rise of Bonaparte , ibid.
Batavia, &c. surrender to the British ... 1796 ...ibid.
The French re nlsed at Bantry Bay 263
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Lord Malinesbnry sent to Paris to treat of
Peace, but does not succeed 1796 ... 263
Maroon War in Jamaica ibid.
Princess Charlotte of Wales born ibid.
Guineas withheld by the Bank 1797 ... ibid.
Lord St. Vincent's victory over the Spanish
Lord Duncan's victory over the Dutch off
Royal Procession to St. Paul's ibid.
Mutiny at the Nore ibid.
Lord.Malmesbury again sent, unsuccessfully,
to treat of Peace at Lisle 265
Deaths of Mr. Wilkes and the King of Prussia ibid.
Troubles in Ireland 1798 .. ibid.
The French land, and surrender, at Killala Bay 266
Lord Nelson defeats the French Fleet iu
Aboukir Bay ... 266
Sir Sidney Smith defeats Bonaparte at Acre.. 1799 .. 268
Conquest of Mysore, and fall of Tippoo Saib 269
His Majesty narrowly escapes Assassination at a Review, ami, on the Evening of the same
day, at Drury-lane Theatre 1800 .. 270
Union with Ireland 271
Capture of Malta 272
Battle of Alexandria, and death of Abercrombie 1801 ..ibid.
Bombardment of Copenhagen 274
Peace with Russia ibid.
The Addington Administration 275
Peace with France 1802 ..ibid.
War with France 1803 .. ibid.
The British detained as Prisoners in France 276
Despard and his Associates executed 277
Murder of Lord Killwarden by the mob in
Capture of many French settlements ibid.
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Victories in India by Marquis Wellesley 1803 .. 277
Mr Pitt resumes the Ministry 1804 378
St Domingo self-erected to an Empire ibid.
Captain Sir Nicholas Dance defeats Admiral
Sir Robert Calder takes two Spanish Ships of
the line 1S05 .. 279
Grand Victory off Trafalgar ibid.
Death of Nelson 281
Nelson's Funeral 282
Sir R. Strachan captures the remainder of the
French Fleet 285
Loss of the Abergavenny East Indiaraan .... ibid.
Death of Marquis Cornwallis ibid.
Death of William Pitt 1806 .. ibid.
Administration of the Talents 286
Death of Charles Fox 287
Battle of Maida ibid.
Perceval Administration 1807 .. ibid.
Second Bombardment of Copenhagen 288
The Cape of Good Hope surrenders to the
Admiral Duckworth takes three line of Battle
Ships, and destroys two 299
Buenos Ayrcs retaken by the Spaniards ibid.
Admiral Sir J. Duckworth forces the passage
of the Dardanelles, but is afterwards obliged
to retire ibid.
The Slave Trade ceases ibid.
The Count de Lisle (King of France), and the
Duchess of Brunswick, land in England ibid.
The King of Spain lured by the French to
Bayonne 1808 .. ibid.
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