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In Northern England:


  • 1st May 1707: the political union of the Kingdoms of England and Scotland took effect. Following the treaty of Union (1706) separate Acts of Union were passed by the parliaments of England and Scotland. "United into One Kingdom by the Name of Great Britain"
1700s Walter Blackett (1707 - 1777) Manor House
Manor House
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Manor House
- Overview Map Street View The Manor House is located on the West End overlooking the Village Green in Sedgefield. It is a multi-activity centre and is home to various businesses.&nbsp; …
Walter Blackett (1707 - 1777)
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Walter Blackett (1707 - 1777)
- Overview About Sir Walter Calverley-Blackett Sir Walter Calverley-Blackett was an aristocrat and politician who was a Member of Pariament for Newcastle, and 5 times Mayor of Newcastle. Nicknamed "King of …
Acts of Union 1707
- "The Acts of Union were two Acts of Parliament: the Union with Scotland Act 1706 passed by the Parliament of England, and the Union with England Act 1707 passed by …

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