1683 in England


1683 in England

Events from the year 1683 in the Kingdom of England.

Incumbents

*Monarch - Charles II of England

Events

* 9 January - Charles II of England gives orders establishing the dates on which he will perform the "Touching the King's Evil" ceremony. [cite web|url=http://www.thebookofdays.com/months/jan/9.htm|title="January 9th", Chambers' Book of Days|accessdate=2007-12-13]
* 6 June - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the world's first university museum."1683." The People's Chronology. Ed. Jason M. Everett. Thomson Gale, 2006. eNotes.com. 2006. 6 Jun, 2007]
* 12 June - The Rye House Plot to assassinate Charles II of England is discovered.
* December - The River Thames freezes, allowing a frost fair to be held (pictured).

Undated

* Wild boars are hunted to extinction in Britain.

Births

* 1 March - Caroline of Ansbach, queen of George II of Great Britain (died 1737)
* 3 April - Mark Catesby, naturalist (died 1749)
* 25 October - Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, politician (died 1757)
* 10 November - King George II of Great Britain (died 1760)
* 27 December - Conyers Middleton, minister (died 1750)

Deaths

* 15 January - Philip Warwick, writer and politician (born 1609)
* 21 January - Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, politician (born 1621)
* 19 March - Thomas Killigrew, dramatist (born 1612)
* 13 July - Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex, statesman (born 1631)
* 18 August - Chalres Hart, actor (born 1625)
* 21 July - William Russell, Lord Russell, politician (born 1639)
* 24 August - John Owen, non-conformist theologian (born 1616)
* 25 October - William Scroggs, lord chief justice of England (born c.1623)
* 7 December - John Oldham, poet (born 1653)
* 7 December - Algernon Sydney, politician (born 1623)
* 15 December - Izaak Walton, writer (born 1593)

References

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