1792 in Great Britain
Events from the year 1792 in the Kingdom of Great Britain.
London Corresponding Society
The London Corresponding Society was a moderate-radical body concentrating on reform of the Parliament of Great Britain, founded on 25 January 1792. The creators of the group were John Frost (1750R...
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (1792), written by the 18th-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, is one of the earliest works of feminist...
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John Kimber
John Kimber was the captain of a British slave ship who was tried for murder in 1792, after the abolitionist William Wilberforce accused him of killing a female slave due to mistreating her on board h...
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Libel Act 1792
The Libel Act 1792 (32 Geo. III c. 60) (also known as Fox's Act) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. At the urging of the Whig politician Charles James Fox, the Act restored to juries the r...
The Sporting Magazine
The Sporting Magazine (1792–1870) was the first English sporting periodical to devote itself to every type of sport, thus providing the historian with a reasonably comprehensive source. Its subtitle w...
Pashford pot beetle
The Pashford pot beetle, Cryptocephalus exiguus, is a small beetle endemic to the east of England.The smallest Cryptocephalus species found in Britain, it is primarily black, with yellow legs and yell...
Treaty of Seringapatam
The Treaty of Seringapatam(also called Srirangapatinam), signed 18 March 1792, ended the Third Anglo-Mysore War. Its signatories included Lord Cornwallis on behalf of the British East India Company, ...
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Westmoreland Canals Act 1792
The Westmoreland Canals Act was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain (32 Geo. III c. 101) passed in 1792. It authorised the construction of the Lancaster Canal between Kendal in Westmorland (now ...
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Third Anglo-Mysore War
The Third Anglo–Mysore War (1789–92) was a war in South India between the Kingdom of Mysore and the East India Company and its allies, including the Maratha Empire and the Nizam of Hyderabad. It was t...
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Society of the Friends of the People
The Society of the Friends of the People (full title The Society of the Friends of the People, Associated for the Purpose of Obtaining a Parliamentary Reform) was formed in Great Britain by Whigs at t...
1792 English cricket season
In the 1792 English cricket season, Kent played Hampshire at Cobham Park, which was Lord Darnley’s estate and the home of the Bligh family. Ninety years later it became the home of the Ashes in the s...
1792 in Wales
This article is about the particular significance of the year 1792 to Wales and its people.
Association for Preserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers
The Association for Preserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers was founded on 20 November 1792 by John Reeves at the Crown and Anchor tavern in the Strand, London. The Associati...