• Horse racing has been part of Exeter's heritage since the middle of the 17th century, one of many racecourses created due to Charles II's love of the sport, and there have been claims that the racecourse is one of the oldest in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • The shortages persisted and worsened through the late 17th century and became particularly problematic by the middle of the 18th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • The situation was only made worse by the outflow of British silver coins via Gresham's law, the preponderance of counterfeit copper coins in circulation, and the Royal Mint's sporadic production of non-gold coins from the late 17th century to the late 18th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Search State Papers Online (institutional subscription required) for 18th century State Papers Domestic, Foreign, Scotland and Ireland. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • University medical education in England culminated with the MB qualification, and in Scotland the MD, until in the mid-19th century the public bodies who regulated medical practice at the time required practitioners in Scotland as well as England to hold the dual Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees (MB BS/MBChB/MB BChir/BM BCh etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • North American medical schools switched to the tradition of the ancient universities of Scotland and began granting the MoD title rather than the MB beginning in the late 18th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conder Tokens, also known as 18th Century Provincial Tokens, are a form of privately minted token coinage struck and used during the latter part of the 18th Century and the early part of the 19th Century in England, Anglesey and Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jewish Polish history during the 18th century: With the accession to the throne of the Saxon dynasty the Jews completely lost the support of the government. (wikipedia.org)
  • The history of the Jews in Poland before the 18th century covers the period of Jewish-Polish history from its origins, roughly until the political and socio-economic circumstances leading to the dismemberment of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the second half of the 18th century by the neighbouring empires (see also: Partitions of Poland). (wikipedia.org)
  • The first Jews arrived in the territory of modern Poland in the 10th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of them, a diplomat and merchant from the Moorish town of Tortosa in Al-Andalus, known under his Arabic name Ibrahim ibn Jakub was the first chronicler to mention the Polish state under the rule of prince Mieszko I. The first actual mention of Jews in Polish chronicles occurs in the 11th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coins unearthed in 1872 in the Polish village of Glenbok bear Hebrew inscriptions, suggesting that Jews were in charge of the coinage in Great and Little Poland during the 12th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early in the 13th century Jews owned land in Polish Silesia, Greater Poland and Kuyavia, including the village of Mały Tyniec. (wikipedia.org)
  • Women had little voice over their birthing situation 300 years ago - with the shortage of doctors in the 21st century, however, there are some states who have given complete autonomy to nurse practitioners , who can perform the duties of a midwife during a birth. (history1700s.com)
  • In Great Britain, a shortage of small denomination coinage had been reported as early as the late 14th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • But there is found among the few documents dating from the second half of the 13th century a charter issued by Premysł II, successor of Boleslaw of Kalisz, confirming a previous grant of privileges whereby the Jew Rupin, son of Yoshka, is permitted to dispose of his inheritance, a hill ("montem") situated near the boundary of his estate of Podgozhe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bershadski comes to the conclusion that as early as the 13th century there existed in Poland a number of Jewish communities, the most important of which was that of Kalisz. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first group of lawyers came to live here during the 13th century, although as legal advisers to the Knights rather than as a society. (wikipedia.org)
  • The room where he is believed to have worked is also named after him and was renovated by American Methodists at the beginning of the 20th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some 19th- and 20th-century sources described Fraunces as "a negro man" (1838), "swarthy" (1878), "mulatto" (1916), "Negro" (1916), "coloured" (1930), "fastidious old Negro" (1934), and "Haitian Negro" (1962), but most of these date from more than a century after his death. (wikipedia.org)
  • But, since the late 20th century, recent dendrochronologic testing on boards and planks in the house showed that they dated to the 1750s. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the later 9th and early 10th century mass conversion to Islam occurred in Gīlān. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eastern Gilan was main stronghold of Zaidi dailamites and contributed to the "Deylamite Expansion" (as Minorsky calls it) of the 10th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lahijan which is now the largest town in eastern Gilan was considered Dailamite until the 10th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Germany, or more exactly the old Holy Roman Empire, in the 18th century entered a period of decline that would finally lead to the dissolution of the Empire during the Napoleonic Wars. (wikipedia.org)
  • This period in bingos' history is not only intriguing, but it also has relevance in the modern age. (history1700s.com)
  • After a period of slow decline in the 18th century, the following 100 years saw a restoration of the Temple's fortunes, with buildings constructed or restored, such as the Hall and the Library. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this category you will find the Famous Birthdays of the people of the 18th century who have made a difference in the world. (history1700s.com)
  • In this book, Jerry White traces the roots of 18th century London from the beginning of its recovery from the Great Fire of 1666, and walks the readers through the streets of the city, enabling them to see how daily life was back then through the lives of ordinary people including architects, journalists, prostitutes, reformers and revolutionaries. (history1700s.com)
  • Since the church still played an important role in determining medical practice, how did people of the 18th-century approach STIs? (history1700s.com)
  • 5-6 miles upstream are the towns of Hainsport and Lumberton, 2 important port towns of the 18th cent. (allempires.com)
  • In Roxbury, Sheffey has gone full-time with exploring the history of his family, which has roots in North Africa, Central Asia and Germany. (baystatebanner.com)
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  • The first toothbrush was not patented until 1857, however, 18th century oral hygiene consisted of the same practice with a toothbrush, and the bristles were commonly made from boar hair - except barbers were the unofficial dentists at the time. (history1700s.com)
  • As was fairly common during this time, not all medical advancements were good in the 18th century, and some medical beliefs caused strife and set back medical practice for quite some time. (history1700s.com)
  • Until the 7th century AD, Gilan was in the sphere of influence of the consecutive Achaemenid, Seleucid, Parthian, and Sasanid empires ruling Iran. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is a cooperative project that include a series of pages with articles, facts, biographies and other information about the 18th century. (history1700s.com)
  • The following are noteworthy: Aleksander Hasidism Bobov Hasidism Ger Hasidism Nadvorna Hasidism Sassov Hasidism Disorder and anarchy reigned supreme in Poland during the second half of the 18th century, from the accession to the throne of its last king, Stanislaus II Augustus Poniatowski (1764-1795). (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1696 onwards, Irish linen was imported duty free to England, and by the end of the 18th century, linen accounted for about half of Ireland's total exports. (cruithni.org.uk)
  • The history of the Library is discussed in some detail in the introduction to J. Conway Davies's Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (Oxford, 1972). (wikipedia.org)
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  • Highlighting the state of the medical field in the 18th century, "The Tyranny of Treatment" presents the medical histories of Samuel Johnson and his friends, including James Boswell and Fanny Burney. (history1700s.com)
  • Armed with a well-developed family tree and scores of interesting anecdotes and histories, Sheffey, now living in Roxbury, is shopping his story to several television networks and contemplating writing a book. (baystatebanner.com)
  • The Oxford Illustrated History of the Royal Navy Oxford University Press, p. 496, Book (par view) James, William Milbourne (1926). (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1772-95, Prussia took part in the partitions of Poland, occupying western territories of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, which led to centuries of Polish resistance against German rule and persecution. (wikipedia.org)
  • To the east and south of Prussia, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth had gradually weakened during the 18th century.Frederick took part in the first of the partitions of Poland, between Russia, Prussia, and Austria in 1772. (wikipedia.org)
  • One consequence of the rebellion caused little public interest at the time, but was to become a significant issue in Irish politics during the following century. (cruithni.org.uk)
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  • Besides some of the more common diseases during that time - such as smallpox , scurvy, and others - one of the biggest health issues of the century were sexually transmitted infections or diseases (STIs or STDs). (history1700s.com)
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