restoration and the 18th century

  • london theatre reopens

    reopens after an 18 year ban
  • charles 2 is proclaimed king

    charles 2 became king
  • plague

    plague claims 68000 lives in london
  • great fire

    fire destroys most of london
  • glorious bloodless

    revelution james 2 is succeded by protestant rulers of william and mary
  • alexander pope publishes part of the rape of the lock

    the rape of the lock is a mock heroic narrative poem
  • swift publishes a modest proposal

    Jonathan Swift's satirical essay from 1729, where he suggests that the Irish eat their own children
  • voltaire publishes candide

    simaltaniously published in 5 countries
  • george 3 is crowned

    known as the king who lost american colonies
  • parliament passes stamp act

    allowing britian to tax american colonies
  • phillis wheatley's poems on various subject, religous, and moral is published

    was published in london
  • boston tea party

    dump all the british tea into the harbor
  • mary wollstonecraft publishes a vindictation of the rights of woman

    Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects, written by the 18th-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy
  • napolean heads revolutionary

    heads revolutionary governement in france