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Historical Events in March 1708

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Mar 11 Queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes legislation

Queen of England Queen Anne
Queen of England
Queen Anne
  • Mar 23 Pretender to the English throne James III lands at Firth of Forth
  • Mar 27 Pretender to the English throne James III flees to Dunkirk