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
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This Chancellor of England was named Archbishop of Canterbury by Richard II, who then banished him. He returned when Henry IV deposed Richard.
He served as Richard's chancellor from 1386-1389, and again from 1391-1396
He served as Henry IV's chancellor untilthe Beaufort's briefly ousted him from office in 1410
This Day in British History
28 February, 1820
Cato Street Conspiracy foiled
Conspirators, led by Arthur Thistlewood, planned to blow up the Cabinet