The London Gazette
, front page from Monday 3–10 September 1666, reporting on the Great Fire of London
. This article is about the Great Fire of 1666 For other great fires in London see Early fires of London or Second Great Fire of London.
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The London Gazette is one of the official journals of record of the British government, and the most important among such official journals in the UK, in which certain statutory notices are required to be published. Her Majesty's Government, or when the monarch is male His Majesty's Government, is the title used by the Government of the United Kingdom, based at The London Gazette is the oldest surviving English newspaper and the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United Kingdom, having been first published on 7 November 1665. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A newspaper is a written Publication containing News, information and Advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called Newsprint. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Events 1492 - The Ensisheim Meteorite the oldest Meteorite with a known date of impact strikes the Earth around noon in a Wheat It is not a conventional newspaper offering general news coverage, and does not have a large circulation.
Other official newspapers of the UK government are the Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes, which, apart from reproducing certain materials of nationwide interest published in the London Gazette, also contain publications specific to Scotland and Northern Ireland, respectively. The Edinburgh Gazette, along with the London Gazette and the Belfast Gazette, is an official Newspaper of the United The Belfast Gazette, along with the London Gazette and the Edinburgh Gazette, is an official Newspaper of the United Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a Country within the United Kingdom, lying in the northeast of
In turn, the London Gazette not only carries notices of UK-wide interest, but also those relating specifically to entities or people in England. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland However, certain notices that are only of specific interest to Scotland or Northern Ireland are also required to be published in the London Gazette. Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a Country within the United Kingdom, lying in the northeast of
In 2007 the London Gazette is still published each weekday, except for Bank Holidays. A bank holiday is a Public holiday in the United Kingdom and also in the Republic of Ireland. Notices for the following, among others, are published:
Her Majesty's Stationery Office is currently digitising these records and the years 1752–1998 are currently available online. The granting of Royal Assent is the formal method by which a constitutional monarch completes the legislative process of Lawmaking by formally assenting to an The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories The Scottish Parliament ( Scottish Gaelic: Pàrlamaid na h-Alba; Scots: Scottish Pairlament) is the devlolved national unicameral In Law, a writ is a formal written order issued by a body with administrative or judicial Jurisdiction. An election is a Decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold formal office The House of Commons' is the Lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which also comprises the Sovereign and the House of Lords Insolvency means the inability to pay one's debts This is defined in two different waysCash flow insolvency unable to pay debts as they fall dueBalance sheet insolvency An award is something given to a person or a group of people to recognize Excellence in a certain field a certificate of excellence The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals' personal bravery achievement or service to the United Kingdom. A deed of change of name is a legal document in the United Kingdom, which enables a single person or a family to officially change one's name and is bound to that Heraldry in its most general sense encompasses all matters relating to the duties and responsibilities of officers of arms. A proclamation (Lat proclamare, to make public by announcement is an official declaration The Office of Public Sector Information ( OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (usually abbreviated as HMSO 
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The London Gazette
, dated 14-17 May 1705 detailing the return of John Leake
after the Battle of Cabrita point
. Sir John Leake ( Rotherhithe, July 4, 1656 - Greenwich, August 21, 1720) was one of the most prominent English admirals Gibraltar (dʒɨˈbrɒltər is a British overseas territory located near the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula overlooking the Strait of Gibraltar The Battle of Cabrita point was a naval battle near Gibraltar on March 21 1705 in the War of Spanish Succession.
The London Gazette was first published as the Oxford Gazette on 7 November 1665. Events 1492 - The Ensisheim Meteorite the oldest Meteorite with a known date of impact strikes the Earth around noon in a Wheat Charles II and the Royal Court had moved to Oxford to escape the Great Plague of London, and courtiers were unwilling to touch, let alone read, London newspapers for fear of contagion. Charles II (Charles Stuart 29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685 was the King of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Oxford is currently bidding for the 2010 Wikimania Conference Oxford () is a city, and the County town of Oxfordshire, The Great Plague (1665-1666 was a massive outbreak of Disease in England that killed 75000 to 100000 people up to a fifth of London 's population A courtier is a person who attends the court of a Monarch or other powerful person. The Gazette was "Published by Authority" by Henry Muddiman, and its first publication is noted by Samuel Pepys in his diary. Henry Muddiman (1629&ndash1692 was an English Journalist and Publisher active after the restoration of the monarchy. Samuel Pepys, FRS (23 February 1633 – 26 May 1703 was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament, who is now most famous for For other uses of the term 'diary' see Diary (disambiguation. The King returned to London as the plague dissipated, and the Gazette moved too, with the first issue of the London Gazette (labeled No. 24) being published on 5 February 1666. Events 1576 - Henry of Navarre converts to Roman Catholicism in order to ensure his right to the throne of France. The Gazette was not a newspaper in the modern sense: it was sent in manuscript by post to subscribers, not printed for sale to the general public.
Her Majesty's Stationery Office took over the publication of the Gazette in 1889.
In time of war, dispatches from the various conflicts are published in the London Gazette. War is an international relations Dispute, characterized by organized Violence between National Military units People referred to are said to have been mentioned in dispatches. Mentioned in Despatches (MID is a Military award for gallantry or otherwise commendable service When members of the armed forces are promoted, and these promotions are published here, the person is said to have been “gazetted”. For the military meaning see Armed forces. For the Soviet sports society see Armed Forces (sports society Armed Forces
Being "gazetted" (or "in the gazette") sometimes also meant having official notice of one's bankruptcy published, as in the classic ten-line poem comparing the stolid yeomen of 1722 to the lavishly-spending faux-genteel farmers of 1822
- Man to the plough;
- Wife to the cow;
- Girl to the yarn;
- Boy to the barn;
- And your rent will be netted.
- Man tally-ho;
- Miss piano;
- Wife silk and satin;
- Boy Greek and Latin;
- And you'll all be Gazetted.
The phrase "gazetted fortune hunter" is also probably derived from this. Notices of engagement and marriage also used to be published in the Gazette.
There are equivalent Government Gazettes for the following current/former colonies or protectorates. This article is about a type of political territory For other uses see Colony (disambiguation. In International law, a protectorate is a autonomous territory that is "protected" by a stronger state or entity hense the protector which engages to protect They are available at the National Archives. The National Archives (TNA is a British Governmental organisation created in April 2003 to maintain a National archive for " England, Wales
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