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The new Gregorian Calendar cut 10 days from the year in adjustment.Other Catholic countries followed and adopted the Gregorian Calendar but England, being Protestant, did not.England therefore remained 10 days behind the New Style Calendar.

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So in 1752 these days had to be cut out of the year to make the adjustment.

Therefore Wednesday 2 September 1752 was followed immediately by Thursday 14 September.

Counting was done in scores (a score = 20), so you will often come across something like this: xx iiij ( 20 over 4), which means 4 times 20, or four score, which is 80.

Compare this with the modern French word for 80 - quatre-vingts, ‘four twenties’.

So documents written in the first year that Charles II was on the throne would actually be styled 12 Charles II. Jones (eds), ‘A Handbook of Dates: For Students of British History’ (Cambridge University Press, revd 2000).

For more information about dates (including saints days, regnal years, religious festivals and terms of the law courts) see C. Top of page Arabic numerals were not used in England until the 16th century, and even after then Roman numerals continued to be used.Thus the year number did not change until 25 March, so taking 1558 as an example, the dates ran as follows: So if you see a document dated any time between January and 24 March before 1752, be aware that in modern terms, you need to add a year.In publications you may see this written as January 1750/51, the year as it was known at the time / the year as we know it now.Most people today are still familiar with the classic Roman numerals.Be aware, however, that you will find them represented in a slightly different way in documents written in English. A ‘1’ by itself, or at the end of a number, was usually represented by a ‘j’.Wicken has a rare example of a fully operational smock windmill dating from 1813.

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