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The first Hanoverian monarch of England, he spoke no English and relinquished political control to a Prime Minister, Robert Walpole



20 May, 1313

Ordinance of the Staple

The Ordinance established a compulsory depot through which all wool exports had to pass. The first 'Staple' was St Omer

This king's men brought the Stone of Scone to London, where it stayed beneath the coronation chair for almost 7 centuries



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