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A(S) History - Britain: Economy, Trade and Empire (1625-1688)
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Royal Exchange opened.
East India Company founded.
Assurance Court set up to deal with marine insurance matters.
Charles I expands Royal Navy to discourage Dutch presence in British waters.
First money-scrivening (banking) firm founded.
Charles II seizes gold from Tower of London.
People store money with goldsmith-bankers.
Walter Blith's book A New Survey of Husbandry advocates the use of new agricultural techniques.
First coffee house opened in Oxford.
First Navigation Act passed.
First Anglo-Dutch War begins.
First Anglo-Dutch War ends.
First cheque drawn.
Second Navigation Act passed.
Turnpike Act allows for construction of toll roads.
English capture New Amsterdam from the Dutch and rename it New York.
Second Anglo-Dutch War begins.
Second Anglo-Dutch War ends.
Charles II confiscates assets of goldsmith-bankers.
Third Anglo-Dutch War begins.
Third Anglo-Dutch War ends with Dutch victory.
Forced conversions to Catholicism begin in France. Many Huguenots migrate to England.
Lloyd's Coffee House becomes focal point of London insurance industry.
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