1707 in England
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Events from the year 1707 in the Kingdom of England.
- Monarch - Anne
- 19 March – The Act of Union with Scotland is ratified by the Parliament of England.
- 14 April (25 April New Style) – At the Battle of Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession, the Bourbon army of Spain and France (with Irish mercenaries) under the French-born Englishman James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, soundly defeats the allied forces of Portugal, England, and the Dutch Republic led by the French-born Huguenot in English service Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway.
- 1 May - England becomes part of the united kingdom of Great Britain as a result of the 1706 Treaty of Union that was ratified by the Acts of Union and merges the Parliaments of England and Scotland to form the Parliament of Great Britain.
- 23 March – Henry Scudamore, 3rd Duke of Beaufort (died 1745)
- 22 April – Henry Fielding, novelist and dramatist (died 1754)
- Payne, Stanley G. "Chapter 16: The Eighteenth-Century Bourbon Regime in Spain". A History of Spain and Portugal 2. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 0-299-06270-8. Retrieved 2008-04-17.
- Acts of Union 1707 parliament.uk, accessed 31 December 2010
- Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 291. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.