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Customers outside a pub in Walworth, London, raising their glasses to celebrate cheaper beer. In his budget the previous day, Neville Chamberlain Chancellor of the Exchequer, lowered the price of beer by a penny a pint. 1933.

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Saturday 6th April 2013. Found this on Retronaut (www.retronaut.com) One of several pre-opening trial trips on the Metropolitan Railway, at Edgware Road. The then Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon William Gladstone and his wife, and John Fowler the engineer are among the invited party aboard Smith & Knight’s open wagons. This was a special trial trip in a contractor’s train on the first section of the Metropolitan Railway.

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Oliver Cromwell , Protector of England who led his 'Ironsides' in the English Civil War against the 'Roundheads' of King Charles I. Cromwell's victories enabled him to have the King tried and beheaded, after which he established a republic .Born on this day 25th April, 1599

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Hagley Hall, Hagley, Worcestershire - Last of the great Palladian houses. It remains largely the creation of one man, George, 1st Lord Lyttelton (1709-73), secretary to Frederick, Prince of Wales, poet & man of letters & briefly Chancellor of the Exchequer. Before the death of his father in 1751, he began to landscape the grounds in the new 'picturesque' style, & between 1754 & 1760 it was he who was responsible for the building of the house as it is seen today.

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The Metropolitan Railway, London, before its official opening. 1862. According to Betjeman, "William Ewart Gladstone, then Chancellor of the Exchequer, is on the right of the man wearing a white hat.

Designing Britain’s decimal coins began in 1961. Christopher Ironside worked tirelessly to produce designs fit for Britain’s national coinage. These are the original designs from 1963 but in 1966 Chancellor of the Exchequer James Callaghan stated that Britain’s new decimal coins would be designed through a new open competition. Ironside started again and produced the designs which went on to grace Britain's currency until 2008. The original half penny coin featured a Welsh dragon.

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Princess DIana pregnant photos - The pregnant Princess of Wales leaving 11 Downing Street after attending a British Film Institute dinner at the Chancellor of the Exchequer's official residence, - The pregnant Princess of Wales leaving 11 Downing Street after attending a British Film Institute dinner at the Chancellor of the Exchequer's official residence,

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Portrait of Churchill wearing his official robes as Chancellor of the Exchequer, by John Singer Sargent, 1929. © National Trust Collections

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Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, keeps his pets Rex and Oscar, a Daschund, at his home in Number 11 Downing Street