1701 - 1710

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1701 

10th February 1701.  Isaac marries Mary Humphries in Saint Giles Cripplegate

Act of Settlement bars Catholics from the British throne

1702-1714

Queen Anne Period (Art & Antiques)

1702

March 8: Anne Stuart becomes Queen

March 11: First English daily newspaper The Daily Courant (till 1735)

War of Spanish Succession (1702-1713) 

Isaac and Mary have a son - Joseph.

1703

Repeal of Duties on entries in Parish Registers

December 78: Climate: Most violent storms of the millennium cause vast damage across southern England about a third of Britain's merchant fleet lost, and Eddystone lighthouse destroyed 

Isaac and Mary Have a further son - Isaac

1704

Battle of Blenheim

Penal Code enacted Catholics barred from voting, education and the military

1705

First workable steam pumping engine devised by Thomas Newcomen 

 Isaac and Mary's 3rd Son - Benjamin is born

1706

Isaac and Mary's 4th Son - Jacob is born

1707

January 1: Union with Scotland Scots agree to send 16 peers and 45 MPs to English Parliament in return for full trading privileges Scottish Parliament meets for the last time in March

May 1: English and Scottish Parliaments united by an Act of the English Parliament The Kingdom of Great Britain established

Last use of veto by a British sovereign 

31st December 1707 - Isaac and Mary have another Son - Abraham

1708

First Jacobite rising in Scotland

Earliest Artillery Muster Rolls

1709

First Copyright Act passed 

23rd October 1709 - Isaac and Mary's Son Abraham is buried in Saint Peter Paul's Wharf.

1710

Tax on Apprentice Indentures

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