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On the 5th of February 1811, King George V is deemed unfit to rule and Prince George IV is granted the Regency. The Catholic Emancipation is the current Hot Topic in government.
Current Active Wars:
Napoleonic Wars, 1803–1815
Anglo-Russian War, 1807–1812
Anglo-Swedish War 1810–1812
Peninsular War, 1808–1814
Building of Regent Street begins John Nash’s development of the West End of London.
The first complete ichthyosaur fossil is found by Mary Anning at Lyme Regis.
Jane Austen’s novel Sense and Sensibility (‘by a lady’).
Francis Place’s Illustrations and Proofs of the Principles of Population, including an examination of the proposed remedies of Mr. Malthus, and a reply to the objections of Mr. Godwin and others. It is the first significant text in English to advocate contraception.
Steam-powered Ferry Services become available in major waterways in England.