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The first uniform postal service, introduced by Rowland Hill, began in 1840, and was called the ...
The rate stayed the same until 1918
The first stamp was called the 'penny black'
This Day in British History
30 September, 1399
Henry IV declares himself king of England
Henry takes the throne after deposing Richard II. The actual coronation takes place on 13 October, and Richard is killed, probably by Henry's order, the next year.