The Georgian Period
The Hanoverian era in England. Index of articles.
Georgian Britain - from 'A History of the British Nation' (1912) - includes events on the continent and overseas colonies
People and Events
Discounted Historic Hotels
Name the Historic attraction
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This assembly of Parliament in 1653 consisted of 140 'godly men' selected by Cromwell and the Council of Officers
It was named for one of its members, 'Praisegod Barbon'
The Parliament was too divided by sectarian religious views, and was disbanded after 5 months
This Day in British History
24 July, 1567
Mary, Queen of Scots abdicates
Mary, imprisoned at Lochleven Castle, is forced to cede the throne to her son, the infant James VI