Browsing Political Violence

447 articles found

Headword Date Article Type
“The Mohocks” terrorise streets of London 1712 - 1712 T Note
Robert Walpole is sent to the Tower for alleged corruption 1712 T Note
Jacobite Rebellion (2) 1715 T Note
Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford, is imprisoned in the Tower 1715 T Note
The Jacobites are defeated at Sheriffmuir 1715 T Note
Battle of Preston: Jacobites are defeated 1715 - 1715 T Note
James III, the 'Pretender', arrives at Peterhead from France 1715 T Note
James III the Pretender returns to France 1716 T Note
Admiral Byng defeats Spain off Cape Passaro 1718 T Note
Britain declares war on Spain 1718 T Note
Spanish invaders are defeated at Glen Shiel 1719 T Note
John Aislabie, Chancellor of the Exchequer, is sent to the Tower 1721 T Note
Atterbury Plot: Jacobites 1722 T Note
Admiral Hosier blockades Porto Bello 1726 T Note
Spanish lay siege to Gibraltar 1727 T Note
Spanish guarda-costas mutilate British captain 1731 T Note
Porteous Riots in Edinburgh 1736 T Note
'Jenkins' Ear' debate in Parliament urging war on Spain 1738 T Note
British Parliament orders reinforcement of the Mediterranean fleet 1738 T Note
Britain declares war against Spain 1739 T Note

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