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chronology prepared by Tom Mole (University of Edinburgh)

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DateAuthor EventsHistorical Events
1778, May 28 Savile's act modifies penal laws against Roman Catholics
1779 Crompton’s spinning mule
1779 Ironbridge
1779 Penitentiary Act; Panopticon
1779 The Literary Canon
1780 Abolition of British secretaryship in colonies
1780 Free indirect discourse
1780 Unitarianism
1780
(to 1807, May 01)
Abolitionism and Anti-Slavery (British)
1780
(to 1814)
Jacobin Novel
1780
(to 1820)
Picturesque
1780
(to 1850)
British Romanticism
1780, February 08 Yorkshire petition presented at Westminster
1780, May Burke proposes economic reform
1780, June 02
(to 1780, June 09)
Gordon Riots
1780, November 20 Britain declares war on Holland
1781 Uranus discovered
1782, February 22 Motion against government defeated
1782, March 15 Motion against North's administration defeated
1782, March 27
(to 1782, July 01)
The Marquess of Rockingham becomes Prime Minister for a second term
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Citation:
Mole, Tom. "Author Chronology for George Gordon Byron". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 1 September 2007.
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/newlifeline.php?id_author_0=683, accessed 30 August 2014.]