1691 in England
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Events from the year 1691 in the Kingdom of England.
- April – John Tillotson enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury.
- 9 April – a fire at the Palace of Whitehall in London destroys its Stone Gallery.
- June – first performance of the semi-opera King Arthur with a libretto by John Dryden and music by Henry Purcell.
- 18 September – War of the Grand Alliance: English and Dutch forces defeated by the French at the Battle of Leuze.
- 3 October – the Treaty of Limerick ends the Williamite War in Ireland. The Flight of the Wild Geese – the departure of the Jacobite army – follows.
- 27 February – Edward Cave, editor and publisher (died 1754)
- 29 September – Richard Challoner, Catholic prelate (died 1781)
- 1 October – Arthur Onslow, politician (died 1768)
- 13 January – George Fox, founder of the Quakers (born 1624)
- 17 January – Richard Lower, physician (born 1631)
- 11 May – John Birch, soldier (born 1615)
- 9 October – William Sacheverell, statesman (born 1638)
- 8 December – Richard Baxter, clergyman (born 1615)
- probable – Elizabeth Polwheele, playwright (born c. 1651)