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43 - Romans invade England

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122 - Hadrian's Wall built (between England and what becomes Scotland)

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430 - 600 Roman's leave, After the Romans have left England to help defend Rome. The native Britons employ Germanic warriors called Saxons in the south and Angles (Anglians) in the north east to defend them against the Picts in return for land. Angles have begun to settle in Britain and will eventually give their name to England (Angleland).

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787 - 830 the Vikings first raided England in 787 AD and continued intermittent raids until around 830 AD, when finally they started settling in northern England instead of just raiding and departing

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871 - 899 The Saxon king of England, Alfred the Great, who ruled from 871 to 899 AD, managed to militarily halt the Viking advance and entered into an agreement with the Vikings to halt the fighting which had marked the latter's presence in the island from the time of their first settlement. In effect Alfred accepted the permanence of the Viking kingdom in the North of England. This Viking English kingdom was to later be the source of a Scandinavian claim to the English throne.

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1042 -1066 Edward the Confessor King of England ruled 

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1066-1066 Harold King of England he ruled for just a few months

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1066 - 1087 William II Duke of Normandy conquers England and becomes William I King of England

Farris's poem refers to a Bert de Guylpyn coming to England either as a Knight for the battles or in a wave of Normans who were given Status by William I for their support of him. (this is debatable ..no record at present shows a Gilpin of any spelling coming from Normandy and there are quite a few errors in Farris's poem.)

The article from the Westmorland Gazette " Two brothers, Walcheln and Josceln De Gulespin, or De Gylpin, according to the old family tradition, took their surname from a place in Normandy, and of course came over with William the Conqueror in 1066." Again.. no proof. This does, though, go with the first part of Farris's poem.

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1087 - Ivo de Talebois; First Baron of Kendal appointed by William I

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1086 - when the Doomsday Books were written all but two of the original Land Barons were Normans or those that supported William .( By the way Henry de Farriers son of Walkelin Farriers, was a Doomsday Commissioner.) 

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1089 Kendal area was invaded by Duncan Earl of Fife and Kendal was under the rule of Malcom King of Scotland. (Henry I married Mathilda (Edith) the daughter of Malcolm III King of Scotland and Margaret Atheling, Henry I ruled 1100 - 1135) (Possibly the Gilpins not being listed in the Doomsday book is due to Kendal area being in the hands of Scotland at this time?)

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1087 - 1100 William (Rufus) II King of England 

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1100 - 1135 Henry I King of England 

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1135 - 1154 Stephen King of England 

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1154 -1189 Henry II King of England 

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1180 - Ladarine the fourth sister inherited Kentmere Manor from Peter de BRUS

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1189 - 1194 Richard I King of England 

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1199 – 1216 John Lackland, King of England

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1206 - Supposedly, Land was given a Richard de Gylpyn for killing a wild boar. (no proof of land ownership) see article giving a much later date. Some refer to this as the Manor of Kentmere. It was not. see Manor. Although, Kentmere Hall did come under the ownership of the Gilpins, date unknown.

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1215 - 15 -19 June Richard the Rider (Richard de Gylpyn) Scribe for the Baron of Kendal, attends him at the creation and signing of the Magna Carta (possibly was one of the scribes that pinned the actual Articles of the Baron's charter, that King John signed with his signet Stamp. The King as with most of his Baron's did not read or write and Richard did.) The actual Magna Carta wasn't created until a few days latter, the "Articles of the Barons" was created in 25 original copies each stamped by the King. These were for the Barons assigned to make sure the King kept his word. 

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1216-1272 HENRY III King of England

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1268 - Piers (Peter) de Brus gave land to Richard he also included the Manor of Ulvithwaite, some spell it Ulwithwaite. "see He also states that Kentmere was known (as we know) as Kentmire but earlier was known as "Longmire" that was to become the Gilpin mansion. Perhaps the name "Longmire" might help with some early record search? the Manor of Ulvithwaite, some spell it Ulwithwaite. " it is believed, is this is what actually became Kentmere Hall.

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1272 - Richard de Gylpyn applies for license to build a Water Mill on the river kent.

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1272-1307 Edward I King of England 

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1307 - 1327 Edward II King of England 

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1327 - 1377 Edward III King of England 

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1348-9, 1361-2 and 1369 The Black Death plague out breaks  

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1377 - 1399 Richard II King of England 

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1399 - 1413 Henry IV King of England

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1410 - Richard de Gylpyn married about 1410 to Isabel Fleming of Corneston (Coningston) Hall, daughter of Sir Thomas Fleming and Isabel de Lancaster.7 This Fleming family descended from Sir Michael le Fleming, a cousin of Baldwin, Earl of Flanders, who was related to William of Normandy, whom he assisted in invading England in 1066 A.D. A Coneston Hall Fleming descendant, Sir Daniel Fleming, created a Gilpin Family Pedigree in the 17th Century. This chart remains in the collections of the Fleming family at Rydal Hall.  
(note from me.. William I married his kinswoman, Matilda, daughter of Baldwin V, Count of Flanders. So if his wife was his kinsman, then Sir Michael le Fleming, a cousin of Baldwin, Earl of Flanders, was his kinsman too... making them all related.. The reason I point this out is the Gilpins would have been marrying into blood nobility/royalty?? If they were commoners themselves how could this have been allowed? food for thought.. nelda.)

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1413 - 1422 Henry V King of England

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1422 - 1461 Henry VI King of England

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1461 - 1470 Edward IV King of England

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1470 - 1471 Henry VI King of England

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1471 - 1483 Edward IV King of England

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1472 - William de Gylpyn a Templar during the reign of King Edward IV, 1472 A.D. He married Elizabeth Lancaster, daughter of Thomas Lancaster (a descendant of Roger Lancaster) and Philippa de Bolbec, of Sockbridge Hall. Philippa was the daughter of Hugh de Bolbec of Northumberland. William ...was an eminent man and of great dealings in the Barony of Kendal.  

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1483 April - June Edward V King of England

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1483 - 1485 Richard III King of England 

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1485 - 1509 Henry VII King of England (the first Tudor)

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1509 - 1547 Henry VIII King of England 

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1546 - 18 June  Anne Askew arraigned for heresy The Askew/Eskews connect to the Gilpin line

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1546 - 18 July Anne Askew burnt at the stake

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1517 - 1583 Bernard Gilpin know as the Apostle of the North

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1538 William Gilpin - Born about 1513. Married about 1538 to Elizabeth Washington. the daughter of Thomas Washington of Hall Head, County Westmoreland, and his wife Ann Duckett. Washington was the great-grandson of Robert Washington, Lord of Milburne, who has as one of his descendants, U.S. President George Washington. (Washington was originally spelled de Wesington,) Ann was the daughter of Thomas Duckett and Eleanor Harrington. She died in 1587. Gilpin was buried at Kendal Parish on 23 January 1577. William and Elizabeth (Washington) Gilpin had twelve children, the eldest son was George Gilpin who inherited Kentmere Hall. He first collected the family history and forwarded a copy to his Uncle at The Hague .

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1547 - 1553 Edward VI King of England 

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1552 Bernard Gilpin preached before King Edward VI. 

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1553 (Lady) Jane Gray  Queen of England ruled 9 days 

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1553 - 1558 Mary I (Bloody Mary) Queen of England   Beheaded Queen Jane and her husband. Also beheaded, hung or burnt at the stake all who would not convert back to Catholicism. Married Phillip, King of Spain.

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1558 Bernard Gilpin called to Court by Queen Mary for treason, due to his religion. He escaped trial by falling off a horse and breaking his leg. She died before it healed. 

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1558 - 1603 Elizabeth I Queen of England 

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1567 - 24 July King James VI of Scotland James Charles Stuart Little James was crowned at 13 months of age.

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???? - Mary Queen of Scotland cousin to Elizabeth and mother of James VI. held in the tower of London and eventually beheaded for treason.

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1584- 1586 - Sir Walter Raleigh, Recon voyage of the east coast of the North American Continent.  Starts a military Colony at Roanoke Island in the Virginia Colony named after Queen Elizabeth I

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1585-1586 - Sir Frances Drake and his convoy of ships wreck havoc on the Spanish in the West Indies and Gulf of Mexico. Rescues The men left by Raleigh's ships at Roanoke Island, Virginia Colony -in the new world

 

1587 - Sir Walter Raleigh, Starts a Colony at Roanoke Island in the Virginia Colony named after Queen Elizabeth I. It becomes the lost Colony after it disappears by 1590 - where over 100 English men women and children went is still being researched today.

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1589 - War with Spain - The English Sinking of the Spanish Armada and the start of English dominance over the seas.

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1603 - upon the death of Queen Elizabeth. King James VI of Scotland ascended to the English throne. In that year he had already been king of Scotland for 36 years. He was now known as King James VI of Scotland & I of England.

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1604 - King James commissions the translation of the Bible. he appointed 54 men to the translation committee. They were not only the best linguists and scholars in the kingdom, but in the world. published 1611

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1622 - 1703  Thomas Gilpin Quaker Minister (1622 - 1702/1703) Bap. 24 August 1622. Married Joan Bartholomew. He died 1702/1703. 

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1625 - 1649  Charles I King of England (Stuart)

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1642 - Civil War & Oliver Cromwell, war was declared between the king's faction, Royalists or Cavaliers, and the Parliamentary faction, the Roundheads.

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1649 - January 30, King Charles I was beheaded.

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1649 - 1660 Oliver Cromwell became chairman of the council of state, a parliamentary agency that governed England as a republic. April 21, 1653, ordering the house cleared at the point of a sword. The army called for a new Parliament of Puritan saints, who proved as inept as the Rump. By 1655, Cromwell dissolved his new Parliament, choosing to rule alone (much like Charles I had done in 1629).The military's solution was to form yet another version of Parliament. A House of Peers was created, packed with Cromwell's supporters and with true veto power, but the Commons proved most antagonistic towards Cromwell. The monarchy was restored in all but name; Cromwell went from the title of Lord General of the Army to that of Lord Protector of the Realm (the title of king was suggested, but wisely rejected by Cromwell when a furor arose in the military ranks). The Lord Protector died on September 3, 1658, naming his son Richard as successor. With Cromwell's death, the Commonwealth floundered and the monarchy was restored only two years later.

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1650  - 3 March (First name unk.) GILPIN (some Gilpin's were Royalists) He was a Captain in the King's Army. He sold Kentmere Hall to Nathaniel NICHOLSON for £1,520, and in the same month, in order to defraud Nicholson conveyed the property to Mary PHILIPSON. Yet GILPIN afterwards married Nicholson' dau., and it was alleged by Mary's grandson, Sir Christopher PHILIPSON, that very little of the £1,520 was every paid, the conveyance being a bogus one to protect the property from sequestration. (Family members should read full article, see how at law suit.)
The Gilpin Heir from Kentmere Hall leaves England for places unknown, believed to be Ireland, to protect his life from Cromwell and Parliament.

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1651 - Thomas Gilpin, (fought at the Battle of Worcester in 1651, notice he fought on Cromwell's side.) Thomas Gilpin, who was baptized 24 August 1622 at Caton Parish Church, Westmoreland/ Lancashire. Left Kendall as a young man and traveled to London , where he apprenticed to the trade of a tallow chandler. He served as a soldier in the Parliamentary War's (family tradition he was a colonel, and fought at the Battle of Worcester in 1651). After the Wars he removed to Oxfordshire and was married prior to 1651 to Joan Bartholomew, daughter of Thomas Bartholomew (alias Martin), a farmer of Shillingsford in the parish of Warborough, Oxfordshire. Around 1654 during a visit to London, Gilpin met and was converted to the doctrines of the Society of Friends A poem concerning the trials of the Gilpin family being Friends was penned by an unknown author:
The race that once went bravely forth 
To beard the wild boar in his den, 
Now meets the bigots in their wrath, 
And boldly claims the rights of men .

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1650 - William Gilpin descendant of the Kentmere/Kendal Gilpins bought Scaleby Castle near the Scottish border.  

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1660 - 1685 Charles II Stuart, King of England This moment was a turning point in English political history, as Parliament maintained a superior position to that of the king, and the modern concept of political parties formed from the ashes of the Cavaliers and Roundheads. The Cavaliers evolved into the Tory Party, royalists intent on preserving the king's authority over Parliament, while the Roundheads transformed into the Whig Party, men of property dedicated to expanding trade abroad and maintaining Parliament's supremacy in the political field.

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1685 - 1688 James II Stuart, King of England, deposed 1688

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1663- 1739 Joseph Gilpin he married Hannah Glover in 1693 in England they emigrated to PA and started a major American Gilpin Line. Joseph Gilpin was born on 8 April 1663, at the town of Warborough, Oxfordshire, England. He was raised in the Quaker religion and experienced the great persecutions that the government inflicted upon that denomination. Shortly before his marriage Gilpin was a weaver by trade, living at the town of Dorchester beside the Thames River, just two miles from his home. In a Quaker Meeting at Baghurst, Hampshire, England, Gilpin married Hannah Glover on 23 December 1691. Hannah was from the village of Ichingswell, Kingsclerc Parish, Hampshire. She was the daughter of George and Alice (Lamboll) Glover. The Lambolls were Quakers, George Lamboll of Reading, Berkshire, offered his orchard as a -11- gathering place for Quaker founder, George Fox, to preach at in 1655 . Hannah's Uncle, William Lamboll, purchased a deed from William Penn dated 29/30 June 1683, for 625 acres of land in Pennsylvania. A year later Lamboll deeded to his niece, Alice Glover and her husband John Brunsden/Brumsden, 100 acres of his land. Brunsden removed his family to Pennsylvania and had surveyed on 11 November 1684 the 625 acres of Lamboll, homesteading on his hundred. The lands are located on the eastern hills of Brandywine Creek later to be called Birmingham Township in Chester (later Delaware) County, Pennsylvania. Ninety-three years later during the Revolutionary War the Battle of Brandywine would take place on this land. Lamboll set aside another 200 acres on 11/1 2 October 16 94, the cost of the property was next to nothing, even in those days, the price - ten shillings.  The document reads, "the natural love and affection he hath and beareth to his sister Alice Glover and to his niece, Hannah, as also for the making some provision for their future maintenance and Support, and for the settling of said Lands." Additional grants of land were made of seventy-five acres in 1704 and 250 acres in 1713. Joseph and Hannah Gilpin owned 425 acres, the remaining hundred acres went to Jonathan Thatcher. The following spring or summer in 1695, Joseph and Hannah Gilpin, with two children in hand, boarded ship and sailed to Pennsylvania to claim their lands. Joseph and Hannah took their marriage certificate and letter of membership from the Friends, both to be presented upon arrival in the new world. Their marriage is recorded in the Concord Meeting of 10 February 1695, at Chester County (now Delaware ), Pennsylvania:22 (Page 6)23

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1689 - 1702 Mary II, William I of the house of Orange (they were cousins his mother was a Stuart, her father James II) The Bill of Rights, enacted in 1689, was more a bill of limitations: the use of royal and prerogative rights (the foundation of Tudor-Stuart authority) was forbidden, the king could only maintain a standing army with parliamentary consent, and an annual income of £600,000 was disbursed to the monarchs, with grants for specific purposes also appropriated by Parliament. The Mutiny Act ensured that Parliament would be prorogued every year by requiring parliamentary approval of the armed forces on a yearly basis. The Bank of England was established to deal with financing government. The Settlement Act of 1701 was the final act to fully establish the supremacy of Parliament.

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1702 - 1714 Anne Queen of England, Stuart Anne refrained from politically antagonizing Parliament, but was compelled to attend most Cabinet meetings to keep her half-brother, James the Old Pretender, under heel. Anne was the last sovereign to veto an act of Parliament, as well as the final Stuart monarch. The most significant constitutional act in her reign was the Act of Union in 1707, which created Great Britain by finally fully uniting England and Scotland (Ireland joined the Union in 1801).

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1714 - 1727 George I King of England of the House of Brunswick, Hanover Line

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1727 - 1760 George II King of England, His youth was spent in the Hanoverian court in Germany, and he married Caroline of Anspach in 1705. Like his father, George was very much a German prince, but at the age of 30 when George I ascended the throne, he was young enough to absorb the English culture that escaped his father. The Whig party was firmly in control, although legitimist Tories attempted one last Jacobite rebellion in 1745, by again trying to restore a Stuart to the throne. Prince Charles Edward Stuart, known as the Young Pretender or Bonnie Prince Charlie, landed in Scotland and marched as far south as Derby, causing yet another wave of Anti-Catholicism to wash over England. The Scots retreated, and in 1746, were butchered by the Royal Army at Culloden Moor. Bonnie Prince Charlie escaped to France and died in Rome. The Tories became suspect due to their associations with Jacobitism, ensuring oligarchic Whig rule for the following fifty years.

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1760 - 1820 George III King of England, George III was born in 1738, first son of Frederick, Prince of Wales and Augusta. Grandson of George II.
George was afflicted with porphyria, a maddening disease which disrupted his reign as early as 1765. Several attacks strained his grip on reality and debilitated him in the last years of his reign. Personal rule was given to his son George, the Prince Regent, in 1811. George III died blind, deaf and mad at Windsor Castle on January 29, 1820. George was determined to recover the prerogative lost to the ministerial council by the first two Georges; in the first two decades of the reign, he methodically weakened the Whig party through bribery, coercion and patronage. Prime Minister, William Pitt the Elder was toppled by Whigs after the Peace of Paris, and men of mediocre talent and servile minds were hand-picked by George as Cabinet members, acting as little more than yes-men. Bouts with madness and the way he handled the American Revolution eroded his support and the power of the Crown was granted again to the Prime Minister. The Peace of Paris (1763) ended the Seven Years' War with France, with the strenuous, anti-French policies of the elder Pitt emphasizing naval superiority in the colonial warfare. Great Britain emerged from the conflict as the world's greatest colonial power. England thrived under peacetime conditions, but George's commitment to taxing the American colonies to pay for military protection led to hostilities in 1775. The colonists proclaimed independence in 1776, but George obstinately continued the war until the final American victory at Yorktown in 1781. The Peace of Versailles, signed in 1783, ensured British acknowledgment of the United States of America. The defeat cost George dearly: his sanity was stretched to the breaking point and his political power decreased when William Pitt the Younger became Prime Minister in 1783. George reclaimed some of his power, driving Pitt from office from 1801-04, but his condition worsened again and he ceased to rule in 1811.

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1776 - 1783 American Revolutionary War with England

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1811 - Farris writes the book "Minstrals of Wandemere" with the poem about Richard the Rider in it. The article ascribes this as the name of the book Farris wrote, not the name of the poem. We have two different part versions.

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1828 - 1880 John G. Gilpin (My ancestor) born in Montgomery County, state of Ohio, United States of America.

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