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A. D. 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 York

............................ 233 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 in St. George's Fields ........ ibid. Birth of the Princess Augusta

Ss Augusta . ............ ibid. Lord North's Administration ....... 1769 .. ibid. Hyder Ally opposes the British in India ........ ibid. Sir Fletcher Norton chosen Speaker ......... 236 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

................ 236 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 with 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

Princess .........

.............. ibid.

A. D. PAGE, Princess Sophia born

............ 1777 ... 239 Death of the Earl of Chathain

1778 .. ibid. Camp at Coxheath

ibid. Admiral Keppell 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 Chatham

....................... ibid. 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 Trial of Warren Hastings

......... 1785 ... 250

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1785 ... 250 Commercial Treaty with France and Spain ... 1786 ... ibid. Margaret Nicholson attempts the life of His Majesty

....................................... ibid. The King's Sister, Amelia, dies

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...... 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 of Thurlow ......... 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 Wales

............. 1795 ... 261 War with Holland

.................... 262 Rise of Bonaparte

............. Batavia, &c. surrender to the British ... 1796 ... ibid. The French re ulsed at Bantry Bay

............... 263

Lord

ibid. ......... ibid.

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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

Fleet.
Lord Duncan's victory over the Dutch off
Camperdown

............ 264 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 in Aboukir Bay

......................... 266 Sir Sidney Sinith defeats Bonaparte at Acre.. 1799 .. 268 Conquest of Mysore, and fall of Tippoo Saib ..... .... 269 His Majesty narrowly escapes Assassination

at a Review, and, on the Evening of the same

day, at Drury-lane Theatre ......... 1800 .. 270 Union with Ireland

..................

271 Capture of Malta

...................... 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 Murder of Lord Killwarden by the mob in Dublin

............ ibid. Capture of many French setttlements .......... ibid.

Victories

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........ ibid

Victories in India by Marquis Wellesley .... 1803 .. 277
Mr Pitt resumes the Ministry ... 1804 .. 278
St. Domingo self-erected to an Empire ............. ibid.
Captain Sir Nicholas Dance defeats Admiral
Linois

.......... ibid. Sir Robert Calder takes two Spanish Ships of the line

........ 1805 .. 279 Grand Victory off Trafalgar

.............. ibid. Death of Nelson Nelson's Funeral

........... ... 282 Sir R. Strachan captures the remainder of the French Fleet

...... 285 Loss of the Abergavenny East Indiaman 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 British

..... ibid. Admiral Duckworth takes three line of Battle Ships, and destroys two

.............. 289 Buenos Ayres 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. Spain and Portugal commence their glorious struggle for liberty

.... 290

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