1812 in the United Kingdom

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Events from the year 1812 in the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom is still involved in the Napoleonic Wars with France and its attempts to stop French trade lead to the War of 1812 with the United States. Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Wellington, is active in the Peninsular War in Spain. The year also marks the only assassination of a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom when Spencer Perceval is shot.

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