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Events from the year 1815 in the United Kingdom. 1815 marked the end of years of war between the United Kingdom and France when Duke of Wellington won a decisive victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo. Fighting in the War of 1812 between the UK and the United States also ceased. The year also saw the introduction of the Corn Laws which protected British land owners from cheaper foreign imports of corn.

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  1. ^ Joel Munsell (1858). The Every Day Book of History and Chronology. D. Appleton & co. p. 13.  
  2. ^ Joel Munsell (1858). The Every Day Book of History and Chronology. D. Appleton & co.  
  3. ^ "British History Timeline, BBC History". http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/timeline/empireseapower_timeline_noflash.shtml. Retrieved 2007-09-11.  
  4. ^ a b "Icons, a portrait of England 1800-1820". http://www.icons.org.uk/theicons/icons-timeline/1800-1820. Retrieved 2007-09-11.  
  5. ^ a b Palmer, Alan & Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 247–248. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.  

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