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Historical Years

I will name a historical event. You must write the year in which the event occured. (Note: Mainly British History)
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First submittedApril 25, 2012
Last updatedApril 25, 2012
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The Peasants' Revolt
1381
The Gunpowder Plot
1605
William Shakespeare is born
1564
Ben Jonson writes 'On My First Sonne'
1616
Christopher Columbus discovers America
1492
The Great Fire of London
1666
The Battle of Hastings
1066
Queen Anne dies
1714
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English Civil War begins
1642
English Civil War ends
1651
King John signs the Magna Carta
1215
King Charles I is beheaded
1649
Queen Victoria ascends the throne
1837
The First World War begins
1914
King Richard III is killed at Bosworth Field
1485
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Jan 24, 2018
As far as I can gather, Ben Jonson wrote 'On My First Sonne' in, or shortly after, 1603. However, it remained unpublished until 1616.