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  Composer Timeline
    The Bank of England is founded
   Maurice Greene – William Boyce –
    Robert Walpole becomes the king's main minister. People call him the Prime Minister. (Originally it was a term of abuse)
     The Prime Minister moves into 10 Downing Street
  Franz Josef Haydn –
  John Wesley founds the Methodists
       Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart –
Thomas Attwood –
  The Stock Exchange is founded
    Jane Austen is born
   William Crotch –
    Britain signs a treaty recognising the independence of the American colonies
     The first convicts leave Britain from Portsmouth for Australia
  Franz Schubert –
    Income tax is introduced to pay for the war against France
    The battle of Trafalgar
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