Age of Enlightenment

Timeline

1759    The Birth of Robert Burns
1760    George III becomes King.
1775     The American War of Independence began.
1781     Private Whisky distilling is made illegal.
1788    Charles Edward Stewart dies in Rome.
1793     War with France (French Revolutionary Wars)
1799     Napoleon ascends to First Consul of France.
1815     The Battle of Waterloo
1817     Walter Scott publishes Rob Roy.
1827     Captain James Stirling founds Perth.
1829     The Trial of Burke and Hare.
1830    William III of Scotland, IV of England becomes King.
1833     Slavery Abolished in British dominions.

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Wee County At War was created by a husband and wife team with a passion for history They can provide
Historical ironwork replicas based on archaeological finds. jason@wielandforge.co.uk http://www.wielandforge.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/wielandforge/
Handmade Leather Goods. Based in Leicestershire, England. https://www.facebook.com/wildboarleather/
The Woodland Tannery is an exciting new social enterprise based on Scotland’s rich history of leather tanning and forest management.
Wordsmithcrafts seeks to enable people to access their past and by doing this better understand their present situation and hope
Reproductions of historical objects from the Migration Area, Viking Age and other periods. wyrmcrafts@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/wyrmcrafts/ https://www.etsy.com/fr/shop/wyrmcrafts
HAND-TURNED AND SPECIAL FOR MUSEUMS AND LIVING HISTORY +49 173 7256711 info@zeitenhandel.de https://www.facebook.com/Zeitenhandel/ https://www.zeitenhandel.de/
Hand-woven fabrics from past times, unique pieces made with love. zeitensprung@googlemail.com https://www.facebook.com/Silvia.Zeitensprung/ https://www.zeitensprung-handweberei.de/