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- By 1858, with the Treaty of Tientsin, which legalized opium sales in China, the drug was also taxed by the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs.
- Treaty of Tientsin — opens up China further to Western trade.
- The June 1858 Treaty of Tientsin was ratified by the emperor Xianfeng in the Convention of Peking on October 18 1860.
- James VI, however, pursued better relations with England and negotiated a peace agreement - the Treaty of Berwick - in 1586.
- The Treaty of Berwick, it is rightly said, settled no issue but that of David's release.
- The treaty of Berwick, however, concluded July 18, prevented hostilities for that time.
- The Tonypandy Riot of 1910 was a dispute between miners and mine owners that took place at the Cambrian Colliery mine in South Wales, UK.
- A major event in the town's history was the Tonypandy Riot of 1910.
- The widely-known account of a historical event (such as the Tonypandy Riot), it is argued, may very well be entirely fallacious.
- In the Third Anglo-Mysore War of 1792, there is mention of two rocket units fielded by Tipu Sultan, 120 men and 131 men respectively.
- However, he was defeated in the Third Anglo-Mysore War and in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War by the combined forces of Britain and of Travancore.
- Parliament in 1629 vigorously protested Charles's collection of tonnage and poundage and the prosecution of his opponents in the Star Chamber.
- Ship money and tonnage and poundage without parliamentary authorization were abolished.
- Instead, members of the House of Commons began to voice their opposition to the levying of tonnage and poundage without parliamentary consent.
- The second battle of Newbury is remarkable as being the first great manoeuvre-battle (as distinct from "pitched" battle) of the Civil War.
- The garrison are saved from starvation, but due to the reduction in his cavalry force, the King marginally loses the Second Battle of Newbury.
- Close to Skara Brae stands the Ring of Brodgar, a wide circle of standing stones raised skyward some 4500 years ago.
- The Ring of Brodgar (or Brogar) is a Neolithic henge and stone circle in Orkney, Scotland.
- The Ring of Brodgar lies about 1.2 km away to the north-west of the Stones of Stenness.
- Popish Plot (1678---1681): a conspiracy to discredit Catholics in England accused Catholics of plotting.
- In 1678, Titus Oates, a former Anglican cleric, falsely warned of a " Popish Plot " to assassinate the king and replace him with the Duke of York.
- Because of an alleged popish plot there were great fears in Parliament and the country about a restoration of the Catholic to replace the Anglican church.
- All are still in existence, but the magnum concilium has not been formally summoned since 1640.
- The magnum concilium had not been summoned for centuries, and it has not been summoned since Charles's reign.
- Peers formed the magnum concilium, or Great Council, which was one of the four councils belonging to the Sovereign.
- Increased doubts about the Mountleigh proposals were expressed by the Kirkstall Valley Campaign.
- LCC Industry Department officers attempted to exclude some members of the Kirkstall Valley Campaign.
- Councillor Trickett was authorised to submit an outline planning application after further discussions with the LDC and the Kirkstall Valley Campaign.
- In 1604, at the Hampton Court Conference, James was found to be unwilling to agree to the demands of the Puritans.
- The Hampton Court Conference (1604) saw the king in his element.
- At the Hampton Court Conference (1604) he resolutely refused to compromise with Puritans on religious questions.
- This was followed by Scottish raids into northern England and the appointment of Wallace as Guardian of Scotland in March 1298.
- William Wallace the Guardian of Scotland was murdered at the butcher yards of Smithfiled in London, 700 years ago.
- It came on 20 July with the death of Thomas Randolph, 1st Earl of Moray, King Robert's old companion-in-arms, and now Guardian of Scotland.
- Key documents of the United Kingdom's Constitution Charter of Liberties (1100) - served as the model for the Magna Carta (The Great Charter) in 1215.
- He was able to keep the support of the barons by issuing the Charter of Liberties, which promised the barons certain rights.
- Henry also made a number of legal reforms, including the Charter of Liberties, and restoring many of the laws of King Edward the Confessor.
- The '' Sanquhar Declaration s'', as they are known, set forth the basis of religious freedom in Scotland.
- This received public confirmation that same season when Cameron and his followers published the Sanquhar Declaration.
- The Model Parliament of 1295, following Montfort's pattern of 1265, consisted of great barons, bishops, abbots, and representatives of counties and towns.
- De Montfort's scheme was formally adopted by Edward I in the so-called " Model Parliament " of 1295.
- This became known as the Model Parliament, for it represented various estates: barons, clergy, and knights and townspeople.
- September 1643 James distinguishes himself as a cavalry commander at the First Battle of Newbury, but the rebels win the day.
- Last check: 2007-08-20) Newbury supported the Parliament during the Civil War, but, at the First Battle of Newbury ( 1643), it was quickly taken by the King.
- Fort Ohio was a stockade fort erected by Job Pearsall in 1749 on the present site of Ridgeley, West Virginia.
- Fort Ohio was a stockade fort, was erected by Job Pearsall in 1749 on the present site of Ridgeley, West Virginia.
- Fort Ohio was abandoned when Fort Cumberland was erected about 1754, directly across the river in Maryland.
- Fort Ohio was one of a chain of four forts protecting the frontier.
- Fort Ohio was the first in the chain with Fort Sellers being the next then Fort Ashby and Fort Cocke being the outter most fort.
- The Triple Entente was the alliance formed in 1907 between the United Kingdom, France and Russia after the signing of the Anglo-Russian Entente.
- Shortly thereafter in 1907 Russia would join the Anglo-Russian Entente to alleviate British fears of German expansion into the Middle East.
- Shortly thereafter in 1907 Britain would join the Anglo-Russian Entente to alleviate Russian fears of military defeat against the Austro-Hungarians.
- Antonine Wall is a wall similar to Hadrian's Wall and was built between 142 and 200 AD between the Clyde and the Forth rivers in Scotland.
- Antonine Wall is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
- The Antonine Wall is a stone and turf fortification, built by the Romans across what is now the central belt of Scotland.
- The Antonine Wall is a wall built in Scotland by the Romans to replace Hadrian’s Wall.
- The Antonine Wall was later abandoned, reoccupied, and abandoned a second and final time under the Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
- The Battle of Algeciras Bay was a primarily naval engagement which took place in Algeciras Bay in July 1801.
- The Battle of Algeciras Bay was in fact two separate battles between an allied French - Spanish fleet and the British near Gibraltar in July 1801.
- Battle of Algeciras Bay Part of the Napoleonic Wars HMS Hannibal (left foreground) lies aground and dismasted at the Battle of Algeciras Bay.
- At the Battle of Chester in 613 or 616, the forces of Powys were defeated by the Northumbrians under --thelfrith, with king Selyf ap Cynan among the dead.
- A united British force (Gwynedd, Powys, Pengwern and Dumnonian warriors) clashes with his army at the Battle of Chester.
- From the momentous year 616, the date of their defeat at the hands of the Saxons in the Battle of Chester, the Welsh people in Wales were on their own.
- She was named in honour of the Battle of Corunna, which took place during the Peninsular War in 1809 between British and French forces.
- The campaign and Battle of Corunna foreshadowed many of the problems to be encountered by the British army within the Peninsula.
- Moore was killed while directing the defence of the town i an action known as the Battle of Corunna Though the British Maintained their Lisbon Garrison.
- Conversely, one of the leading drainage contractors, the Earl of Lindsey, was to die fighting for the King at the Battle of Edgehill.
- One had been knighted by Charles the First, after the battle of Edgehill.
- Cromwell and his troop fought at the indecisive battle of Edgehill in October 1642.
- Although far smaller than Dunbar, the Battle of Inverkeithing was the decisive encounter of Cromwell's Scottish war.
- In July 1651, Cromwell's forces crossed the Firth of Forth into Fife and defeated the Scots at the Battle of Inverkeithing.
- He later led the clan at the Battle of Inverkeithing but here he was captured.
- After her defeat at the Battle of Langside in 1568 she took refuge in England, leaving her young son, James VI, in the hands of regents.
- On the 3rd May 1568 she escaped from Loch Leven, but was defeated by her half-brother at the Battle of Langside on 13th May.
- After the queen's escape from Loch Leven Castle, Lord Boyd was one of the first to join her at Hamilton, and fought at the Battle of Langside.
- The Battle of Pollilur took place in 1780 at Pollilur near the city of Kanchipuram in present-day Tamil Nadu state, India.
- Battle of Pollilur Mural of the Battle of Pollilur on the walls of Tippu's summer palace, painted to celebrate his triumph over the British.
- The Battle of Pollilur took place in 1780 CE at Pollilur near the city of Kanchipuram and was a part of the second Anglo-Mysore war.
- Andrew Murray the great Scots patriot was fatally wounded at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297.
- Shortly after the Battle of Stirling Bridge, Bruce defected to the Scots; Annandale was wasted and he burned the English-held castle of Ayr.
- Wallace's army defeated the English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, and for a short time ruled Scotland in the name of John Balliol.
- Maida 1806 Acland commanded a brigade which held a key position in the battle of Vimeiro, before being invalided home.
- Winning the battle of Vimeiro he was recalled to face a court of inquiry after the armistice of Cintra, which was seen in England as craven.
- Four days after Roli--a on August 21, 1808 the Battle of Vimeiro was fought.
- But the "Committee of Both Kingdoms" on the one side, and Charles, Rupert, and Goring, on the other, held different views.
- On 2 July, despairing of the existing military system, Cromwell made to the "Committee of Both Kingdoms", the first suggestion of the New Model Army.
- Civil war was inevitable; its first battle was fought at Edgehill in October 1642.
- The civil war was not Stephens only trouble; foreign invasion was added.
- A charter colony is a type of colony that was established by a group of settlers that received a charter.
- The Chester Midsummer Watch Parade, begun in 1498, was held at every Summer Solstice in years when the Chester Mystery Plays were not performed.
- The Chester Mystery Plays, a cycle of mystery plays dating back to at least the early part of the 15th century.
- Life was harsh and undignified for all of colonial Hong Kong's Chinese residents, not just the new refugees.
- The Opium War was depicted in British-issued textbooks used in colonial Hong Kong schools as a war to protect private property rights.
- Anti-imperialist forces in colonial Hong Kong also directed their attacks on the British governor.
- After the first Irish maps began to come out in the mid- 1830s, the Tithe Commutation Act led to calls for similar six-inch surveys in England and Wales.
- But in the decades leading up to Pitt the Younger's Commutation Act, tea smuggling had really hit the profits of the East India Company.
- Data was obtained from parish-township documents compiled under the terms of the Tithe Commutation Act, 1836.
- Northern Kowloon was leased to Britain for 99 years by China in 1898 under the second Convention of Peking on 9 June 1898.
- Parts of the adjacent Kowloon Peninsula were ceded to Britain in 1860 by the Convention of Peking after the Second Opium War.
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- Farm tin was one of a number of payments required of tin miners in Devon and Cornwall.
- The portion was the "farm tin".
- In addition to farm tin, miners had to pay toll tin and tin coinage before the refined tin could legally be sold.
- The First Anglo-Afghan war was depicted in a work of historical fiction, Flashman by George MacDonald Fraser.
- Nottingham was captured in 867 by Danish Vikings and later became one of the Five Burghs - or fortified towns - of The Danelaw.
- When the Five Burghs of the Danelaw were given that name, this was people's view of them.
- A historical basis for such an area exists in the Five Burghs of the Danelaw.
- Gesta Normannorum Ducum ( Deeds of the Norman Dukes) is a chronicle originally created by the monk William of Jumi--ges just before 1060.
- William of Jumi--ges also mentions Rollo's prehistory in his Gesta Normannorum Ducum however he states that he was from the Danish town of Fakse.
- War had broken out between the League of Augsburg and France in October (the War of the Grand Alliance), and James had allied with the latter power.
- The Grand Alliance consists of over 140 container vessels deployed in global east-west rotation.
- NYK, OOCL, Hapag-Lloyd and MISC have announced a 10 year extension of the "Grand Alliance" vessel consortium through to 2017.
- Led by John Pym, Parliament presented the King with the Grand Remonstrance which was passed in the Commons by 11 votes (159 - 148) on 22 November 1641.
- The king rejected the Grand Remonstrance and refused to give royal assent to the Militia Bill.
- Following the Grand Remonstrance of 1641, Hyde became an informal advisor to the King.
- James VI was proclaimed King of England as James I a few hours after Elizabeth's death.
- James VI was perfectly happy in the seat of power at Whitehall.
- A Kingdom of Cornwall emerged around the 6th century; its kings were at first sub-kings and then successors of the Brythonic Celtic Kingdom of Dumnonia.
- However, the Brythons of the far west survived with at least some degree of independence as the Kingdom of Cornwall.
- Lord Morton was consequently tried, convicted and then executed in 1581 ; power was thenceforth held by the King himself, rather than by a regent.
- Lord Morton was successful in finally crushing the families who continued to support Mary.
- Lord Morton was successful in finally crushing the families who continued to support the claim of James's mother, Mary.
- Note: this postmark was issued to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Operation Paraquat - The battle for South Georgia in 1982.
- The island was recaptured by British forces on 25 April ( Operation Paraquat).
- The Statute of Quia Emptores of 1290 had the effect of preventing further subinfeudation of land.
- The statute Quia Emptores of 1290 is sometimes called the statute of Westminster III.
- The Swing Riots were a widespread uprising by the rural workers of the arable south and east of England in 1830.
- The Swing Riots were an agricultural phenomenon.
- The Swing Riots were an uprising by the rural workers of the arable south and east of England in 1830.
- The Swing Riots were an uprising by the rural workers of the south and east of England in 1830.
* Abbey of Abingdon
* Addled Parliament
* Ambion Hill
* Andrew Moray
* Anti-Slavery Society
* Babington Plot
* Bannatyne Club
* Battle of Aliwal
* Battle of Assaye
* Battle of Boomplaats
* Battle of Boroughbridge
* Battle of Cannington
* Battle of Cheriton
* Battle of Edington
* Battle of Ferozeshah
* Battle of Freetown
* Battle of Gujarat
* Battle of Lansdowne
* Battle of Pinkie Cleugh
* Battle of Seringapatam
* Battle of Talavera De La Reina
* Burgh of Barony
* Captain Swing
* Carte Manuscripts
* Castle Ring
* Castle Tioram
* Cliveden Set
* Commission of Array
* Confirmation of Charters
* Dumbarton Castle
* East Midlands
* Fort Ashby
* Georgian Era
* Glamis Castle
* Gurkha War
* Inns of Chancery
* Jacobean Era
* Kingdom of Powys
* Kingdom of Scotland
* Kingsmill Massacre
* London Protocol
* Militia Bill
* Newport Rising
* Operation Juno
* Operation Menace
* Pazhassi Raja
* Perfidious Albion
* Personal Rule
* Pipe Rolls
* Proprietary Colony
* Sea Beggars
* Siege of Meaux
* Soho Manufactory
* Spanish Match
* Stresa Front
* Swinging London
* Tay Rail Bridge
* Tea Act
* Tea Garden
* Textus Roffensis
* The Killing Time
* Tin Coinage
* Tower Pound
* Toxteth Riots
* Traprain Law
* Treaty of Amritsar
* Treaty of Brussels
* Treaty of Lambeth
* Trinoda Necessitas
* Triple Entente
* Tudor Period
* Victoria County History
* Wallace Monument
* William Fife
* William Mclellan
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