1666 in England

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Events from the year 1666 in England. This is the first year to be designated as an Annus mirabilis, in John Dryden's 1667 poem so titled, celebrating England's failure to be beaten either by fire or by the Dutch.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

London, as it appeared from Bankside, Southwark, During the Great Fire — Derived from a Print of the Period by Visscher

Undated[edit]

Publications[edit]

  • Thomas Hobbes' work De principiis et ratiocinatione geometrarum.

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Palmer, Alan; Palmer, Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 190–191. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  2. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  3. ^ "Charles II, 1666: An Act for Burying in Woollen onely". British History Online. Retrieved 2011-08-18. 

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