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Deaths in History in November 1770

  • Nov 1 Alexander Cruden "Alexander the Corrector", Scottish biblical scholar and eccentric, compiler of a concordance to King James Bible, dies at 71
  • Nov 9 John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll, Scottish politician

Person of interestGeorge Grenville

Nov 13 George Grenville, British Prime Minister (1763-65) who introduced the Stamp Act (1st international tax to the colonies in America), dies at 58

British Prime Minister George Grenville
British Prime Minister
George Grenville
  • Nov 24 Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (b. 1685)