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Treaty of Tientsin

  1. By 1858, with the Treaty of Tientsin, which legalized opium sales in China, the drug was also taxed by the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs. (Web site)
  2. Treaty of Tientsin — opens up China further to Western trade. (Web site)
  3. The June 1858 Treaty of Tientsin was ratified by the emperor Xianfeng in the Convention of Peking on October 18 1860. (Web site)

Treaty of Berwick

  1. James VI, however, pursued better relations with England and negotiated a peace agreement - the Treaty of Berwick - in 1586.
  2. The Treaty of Berwick, it is rightly said, settled no issue but that of David's release.
  3. The treaty of Berwick, however, concluded July 18, prevented hostilities for that time. (Web site)

Tonypandy Riot

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. A major event in the town's history was the Tonypandy Riot of 1910. (Web site)
  3. The widely-known account of a historical event (such as the Tonypandy Riot), it is argued, may very well be entirely fallacious.

Third Anglo-Mysore War

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Tonnage And Poundage

  1. Parliament in 1629 vigorously protested Charles's collection of tonnage and poundage and the prosecution of his opponents in the Star Chamber. (Web site)
  2. Ship money and tonnage and poundage without parliamentary authorization were abolished. (Web site)
  3. Instead, members of the House of Commons began to voice their opposition to the levying of tonnage and poundage without parliamentary consent.

Second Battle of Newbury

  1. The second battle of Newbury is remarkable as being the first great manoeuvre-battle (as distinct from "pitched" battle) of the Civil War.
  2. The garrison are saved from starvation, but due to the reduction in his cavalry force, the King marginally loses the Second Battle of Newbury. (Web site)

Ring of Brodgar

  1. Close to Skara Brae stands the Ring of Brodgar, a wide circle of standing stones raised skyward some 4500 years ago.
  2. The Ring of Brodgar (or Brogar) is a Neolithic henge and stone circle in Orkney, Scotland.
  3. The Ring of Brodgar lies about 1.2 km away to the north-west of the Stones of Stenness. (Web site)

Popish Plot

  1. Popish Plot (1678---1681): a conspiracy to discredit Catholics in England accused Catholics of plotting.
  2. 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. (Web site)
  3. 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. (Web site)

Magnum Concilium

  1. All are still in existence, but the magnum concilium has not been formally summoned since 1640.
  2. The magnum concilium had not been summoned for centuries, and it has not been summoned since Charles's reign.
  3. Peers formed the magnum concilium, or Great Council, which was one of the four councils belonging to the Sovereign. (Web site)

Kirkstall Valley Campaign

  1. Increased doubts about the Mountleigh proposals were expressed by the Kirkstall Valley Campaign. (Web site)
  2. LCC Industry Department officers attempted to exclude some members of the Kirkstall Valley Campaign. (Web site)
  3. Councillor Trickett was authorised to submit an outline planning application after further discussions with the LDC and the Kirkstall Valley Campaign. (Web site)

Hampton Court Conference

  1. In 1604, at the Hampton Court Conference, James was found to be unwilling to agree to the demands of the Puritans.
  2. The Hampton Court Conference (1604) saw the king in his element. (Web site)
  3. At the Hampton Court Conference (1604) he resolutely refused to compromise with Puritans on religious questions. (Web site)

Guardian of Scotland

  1. This was followed by Scottish raids into northern England and the appointment of Wallace as Guardian of Scotland in March 1298.
  2. William Wallace the Guardian of Scotland was murdered at the butcher yards of Smithfiled in London, 700 years ago.
  3. 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.

Charter of Liberties

  1. 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.
  2. He was able to keep the support of the barons by issuing the Charter of Liberties, which promised the barons certain rights.
  3. Henry also made a number of legal reforms, including the Charter of Liberties, and restoring many of the laws of King Edward the Confessor.

Sanquhar Declaration

  1. The '' Sanquhar Declaration s'', as they are known, set forth the basis of religious freedom in Scotland.
  2. This received public confirmation that same season when Cameron and his followers published the Sanquhar Declaration.

Model Parliament

  1. The Model Parliament of 1295, following Montfort's pattern of 1265, consisted of great barons, bishops, abbots, and representatives of counties and towns.
  2. De Montfort's scheme was formally adopted by Edward I in the so-called " Model Parliament " of 1295. (Web site)
  3. This became known as the Model Parliament, for it represented various estates: barons, clergy, and knights and townspeople. (Web site)

First Battle of Newbury

  1. September 1643 James distinguishes himself as a cavalry commander at the First Battle of Newbury, but the rebels win the day. (Web site)
  2. 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. (Web site)

Fort Ohio

  1. Fort Ohio was a stockade fort erected by Job Pearsall in 1749 on the present site of Ridgeley, West Virginia.
  2. Fort Ohio was a stockade fort, was erected by Job Pearsall in 1749 on the present site of Ridgeley, West Virginia.
  3. Fort Ohio was abandoned when Fort Cumberland was erected about 1754, directly across the river in Maryland.
  4. Fort Ohio was one of a chain of four forts protecting the frontier.
  5. 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.

Anglo-Russian Entente

  1. The Triple Entente was the alliance formed in 1907 between the United Kingdom, France and Russia after the signing of the Anglo-Russian Entente.
  2. Shortly thereafter in 1907 Russia would join the Anglo-Russian Entente to alleviate British fears of German expansion into the Middle East.
  3. Shortly thereafter in 1907 Britain would join the Anglo-Russian Entente to alleviate Russian fears of military defeat against the Austro-Hungarians.

Antonine Wall

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. Antonine Wall is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness. (Web site)
  3. The Antonine Wall is a stone and turf fortification, built by the Romans across what is now the central belt of Scotland. (Web site)
  4. The Antonine Wall is a wall built in Scotland by the Romans to replace Hadrian’s Wall.
  5. The Antonine Wall was later abandoned, reoccupied, and abandoned a second and final time under the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. (Web site)

Battle of Algeciras

  1. The Battle of Algeciras Bay was a primarily naval engagement which took place in Algeciras Bay in July 1801.
  2. 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.
  3. Battle of Algeciras Bay Part of the Napoleonic Wars HMS Hannibal (left foreground) lies aground and dismasted at the Battle of Algeciras Bay.

Battle of Chester

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. A united British force (Gwynedd, Powys, Pengwern and Dumnonian warriors) clashes with his army at the Battle of Chester. (Web site)
  3. 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. (Web site)

Battle of Corunna

  1. She was named in honour of the Battle of Corunna, which took place during the Peninsular War in 1809 between British and French forces. (Web site)
  2. The campaign and Battle of Corunna foreshadowed many of the problems to be encountered by the British army within the Peninsula.
  3. 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.

Battle of Edgehill

  1. Conversely, one of the leading drainage contractors, the Earl of Lindsey, was to die fighting for the King at the Battle of Edgehill.
  2. One had been knighted by Charles the First, after the battle of Edgehill. (Web site)
  3. Cromwell and his troop fought at the indecisive battle of Edgehill in October 1642.

Battle of Inverkeithing

  1. Although far smaller than Dunbar, the Battle of Inverkeithing was the decisive encounter of Cromwell's Scottish war.
  2. In July 1651, Cromwell's forces crossed the Firth of Forth into Fife and defeated the Scots at the Battle of Inverkeithing.
  3. He later led the clan at the Battle of Inverkeithing but here he was captured.

Battle of Langside

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. 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.
  3. 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. (Web site)

Battle of Pollilur

  1. The Battle of Pollilur took place in 1780 at Pollilur near the city of Kanchipuram in present-day Tamil Nadu state, India.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Battle of Stirling Bridge

  1. Andrew Murray the great Scots patriot was fatally wounded at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297. (Web site)
  2. Shortly after the Battle of Stirling Bridge, Bruce defected to the Scots; Annandale was wasted and he burned the English-held castle of Ayr. (Web site)
  3. 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.

Battle of Vimeiro

  1. Maida 1806 Acland commanded a brigade which held a key position in the battle of Vimeiro, before being invalided home.
  2. 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. (Web site)
  3. Four days after Roli--a on August 21, 1808 the Battle of Vimeiro was fought.

Committee of Both Kingdoms

  1. But the "Committee of Both Kingdoms" on the one side, and Charles, Rupert, and Goring, on the other, held different views.
  2. 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

  1. Civil war was inevitable; its first battle was fought at Edgehill in October 1642.
  2. The civil war was not Stephens only trouble; foreign invasion was added. (Web site)

Charter Colony

  1. A charter colony is a type of colony that was established by a group of settlers that received a charter.

Chester Mystery Plays

  1. The Chester Midsummer Watch Parade, begun in 1498, was held at every Summer Solstice in years when the Chester Mystery Plays were not performed.
  2. The Chester Mystery Plays, a cycle of mystery plays dating back to at least the early part of the 15th century.

Colonial Hong Kong

  1. Life was harsh and undignified for all of colonial Hong Kong's Chinese residents, not just the new refugees. (Web site)
  2. The Opium War was depicted in British-issued textbooks used in colonial Hong Kong schools as a war to protect private property rights. (Web site)
  3. Anti-imperialist forces in colonial Hong Kong also directed their attacks on the British governor. (Web site)

Commutation Act

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Data was obtained from parish-township documents compiled under the terms of the Tithe Commutation Act, 1836. (Web site)

Convention of Peking

  1. Northern Kowloon was leased to Britain for 99 years by China in 1898 under the second Convention of Peking on 9 June 1898.
  2. Parts of the adjacent Kowloon Peninsula were ceded to Britain in 1860 by the Convention of Peking after the Second Opium War. (Web site)
  3. Convention of Peking biography .ms (Site not responding.

Farm Tin

  1. Farm tin was one of a number of payments required of tin miners in Devon and Cornwall.
  2. The portion was the "farm tin".
  3. In addition to farm tin, miners had to pay toll tin and tin coinage before the refined tin could legally be sold.

First Anglo-Afghan War

  1. The First Anglo-Afghan war was depicted in a work of historical fiction, Flashman by George MacDonald Fraser. (Web site)

Five Burghs

  1. Nottingham was captured in 867 by Danish Vikings and later became one of the Five Burghs - or fortified towns - of The Danelaw. (Web site)
  2. When the Five Burghs of the Danelaw were given that name, this was people's view of them.
  3. A historical basis for such an area exists in the Five Burghs of the Danelaw.

Gesta Normannorum Ducum

  1. Gesta Normannorum Ducum ( Deeds of the Norman Dukes) is a chronicle originally created by the monk William of Jumi--ges just before 1060.
  2. 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. (Web site)

Grand Alliance

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. The Grand Alliance consists of over 140 container vessels deployed in global east-west rotation.
  3. NYK, OOCL, Hapag-Lloyd and MISC have announced a 10 year extension of the "Grand Alliance" vessel consortium through to 2017.

Grand Remonstrance

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. The king rejected the Grand Remonstrance and refused to give royal assent to the Militia Bill. (Web site)
  3. Following the Grand Remonstrance of 1641, Hyde became an informal advisor to the King.

James Vi

  1. James VI was proclaimed King of England as James I a few hours after Elizabeth's death. (Web site)
  2. James VI was perfectly happy in the seat of power at Whitehall.

Kingdom of Cornwall

  1. 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.
  2. However, the Brythons of the far west survived with at least some degree of independence as the Kingdom of Cornwall.

Lord Morton

  1. Lord Morton was consequently tried, convicted and then executed in 1581 ; power was thenceforth held by the King himself, rather than by a regent.
  2. Lord Morton was successful in finally crushing the families who continued to support Mary.
  3. Lord Morton was successful in finally crushing the families who continued to support the claim of James's mother, Mary.

Operation Paraquat

  1. Note: this postmark was issued to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Operation Paraquat - The battle for South Georgia in 1982. (Web site)
  2. The island was recaptured by British forces on 25 April ( Operation Paraquat).

Quia Emptores

  1. The Statute of Quia Emptores of 1290 had the effect of preventing further subinfeudation of land. (Web site)
  2. The statute Quia Emptores of 1290 is sometimes called the statute of Westminster III.

Swing Riots

  1. The Swing Riots were a widespread uprising by the rural workers of the arable south and east of England in 1830. (Web site)
  2. The Swing Riots were an agricultural phenomenon.
  3. The Swing Riots were an uprising by the rural workers of the arable south and east of England in 1830. (Web site)
  4. The Swing Riots were an uprising by the rural workers of the south and east of England in 1830.

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