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Headword Date Article Type
James I accepts the terms of the Great Contract 1610 T Note
Henry Howard, Earl of Nottingham, becomes first lord of the Treasury 1612 T Note
James I begins to sell peerages 1616 T Note
The English Treasury is put in commission after corruption is revealed 1618 T Note
The Stock Exchange 1620 T
Financial Revolution 1688 - 1750 T
The national debt is established in England 1693 T Note
Bank of England founded 1694 T
English Currency Restored 1696 T Note
The 1696 Recoinage 1696 - 1699 T
Rise of Insurance Business, 1696-1815 1696 - 1815 T
The charter of the Bank of England is renewed 1697 T Note
Bank of England loan subscribed in 4 hours 1709 T Note
Robert Walpole takes control of finance and the economy 1715 T Note
Stanhope enacts Walpole's Sinking Fund to reduce the national debt 1717 T Note
John Law's Edict 1720 T Note
William Pitt sets up a sinking fund 1786 - 1828 T Note
Banking Crisis and the Restriction Act 1797 T Note
Restriction Act suspends specie payment by banks until one year after the end of the war. 1797 T Note
Bullion Report 1810 T Note

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