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chronology prepared by Stephen Van-Hagen (Edge Hill University)

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DateAuthor EventsHistorical Events
1770 Game Act 1770
1770, June 13 Letters of Junius creators tried for seditious libel
1771 Cromford Mill - the first modern factory
1771, January 22 Spain cedes Falkland Isles to Britain
1771, March 27 Brass Crosby detained for printing paliamentary debates
1772, February 07 Somerset Case - slaves cannot be compelled to leave England against their will
1772, March 24 Royal Marriage Act
1772, March 30
(to 1773)
Parliamentary enquiry into conduct of Robert Clive of India
1773, May Regulating Act (India Act)
1773, October 05 Tea Act
1774, March 31
(to 1774, June 22)
Intolerable Acts
1775 Game Act 1775
1775, February 01 Chatham's bill to conciliate American colonists
1775, November 09 Grafton resigns from North's ministry
1776
(to 1870)
Utilitarianism
1776, February 05 Prohibitory Act
1776, October Rockingham Whigs cease to attend Parliament
1778, May 28 Savile's act modifies penal laws against Roman Catholics
1779 Penitentiary Act; Panopticon
1779 The Literary Canon
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Citation:
Van-Hagen, Stephen. "Author Chronology for William Wordsworth". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 1 September 2007.
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/newlifeline.php?id_author_0=4804, accessed 30 July 2014.]