1671 in England
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Events from the year 1671 in the Kingdom of England.
- Monarch - Charles II
- 13 March - The Parliament of England addresses the King against the growth of popery.
- 9 May - Thomas Blood, disguised as a clergyman, attempts to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London. He is immediately caught because he is too drunk to run with the loot. He would later be condemned to death and then mysteriously pardoned and exiled by King Charles II.
- 26 February - Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician and philosopher (died 1713)
- 11 June - Colley Cibber, English poet (died 1757)
- 31 March - Anne Hyde, wife of the future James II of England (born 1637)
- 5 May - Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester, politician (born 1602)
- 14 July - Méric Casaubon, classical scholar (born 1599)
- 26 October - Sir John Gell, 1st Baronet, politician (born 1593)
- 12 November - Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, Civil War general (born 1612)
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- Palmer, Alan; Palmer, Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 191–192. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.