1817 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1817 in the United Kingdom.
1817 in Scotland
Events from 1817 in Scotland.
The Critical Review
The Critical Review was a British publication appearing from 1756 to 1817. It was first edited by Tobias Smollett, from 1756 to 1763. Contributors included Samuel Johnson, David Hume, John Hunter, and...
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1817 in Wales
This article is about the particular significance of the year 1817 to Wales and its people.
Exchequer Bill Loan Commission
The Exchequer Bill Loan Commission of the United Kingdom was set up under the Poor Employment Act of 1817, to help finance public work projects that would generate employment. Commissioners included T...
Gagging Acts
The Gagging Acts in the U.K. were the Treason Act 1817 and the Seditious Meetings Act 1817.
1817 in Australia

Governors of the Australian colonies:
Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1817
The Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1817 (57 Geo. III, c. 3) was an Act passed by the British Parliament.The Home Secretary, Lord Sidmouth, introduced the second reading of the Bill on 24 February 1817. ...
Blanketeers
The Blanketeers or Blanket March was a demonstration organised in Manchester in March 1817. The intention was for the participants, who were mainly Lancashire weavers, to march to London and petition...
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Treason Act 1817
The Treason Act 1817 (57 Geo 3 c 6) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. It made it high treason to assassinate the Prince Regent. It also made permanent th...
Poor Employment Act
The Poor Employment Act 1817 was an Act passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom.The Act was passed in order "to authorise the issue of Exchequer Bills and the Advance of Money out of the Consol...
Rush–Bagot Treaty
The Rush–Bagot Treaty or "Rush–Bagot Disarmament", was a treaty between the United States and Britain limiting naval armaments on the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain, following the War of 1812. It was ...
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Oaths, Land and Sea Forces Act 1817
The Oaths, Land and Sea Forces Act 1817 (57 Geo. III, c. 92) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The Act opened up all ranks in the Army and Navy to Roman Catholics and Dissenters.
The Black Dwarf
The Black Dwarf was a satirical radical journal of early 19th century Britain. It was published by Thomas Jonathan Wooler, starting in January 1817 as an eight page newspaper, then later becoming a 32...
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Duchy of Lancaster Act 1817
The Duchy of Lancaster Act 1817 (57 Geo 3 c 97) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.The Duchy of Lancaster Act 1817 was repealed, excepting so far as any powers, provisions, matters or t...
Pentrich rising
The Pentrich rising was an armed uprising in 1817 that began around the village of Pentrich, Derbyshire, in the United Kingdom. It occurred on the night of 9/10 June 1817. While much of the planning t...
Literary Gazette
The Literary Gazette was a British literary magazine, established in London in 1817 with its full title being The Literary Gazette, and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences. Sometimes it appeared...
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1817 in Ireland
Events from the year 1817 in Ireland.
Armitage Shanks
Armitage Shanks is a British manufacturer of bathroom fixtures and plumbing supplies.In 2004 Armitage Shanks had eight factories in the UK, the largest in Armitage, Staffordshire. Armitage Shanks is o...
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