Year 1761See calendar for 1761
Events in the novels
Nov, My Lady Notorious begins.
Nov, Tempting Fortune begins.
early Dec, Cyn and Chastity marry.
Bryght and Portia meet again in London as Tempting Fortune continues.
Major real world events of all kinds
Sep 8, George III marries Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
Sep 22, both crowned.
Mar 25, Bute made a Secretary of State.
Oct 5, Pitt resigns as a Secretary of State.
Feb 8, earthquake in London breaks chimneys in Limehouse and Poplar.
Mar 8, second earthquake occurs in North London, Hampstead and Highgate.
Jun 6, transit of Venus observed from 120 locations around the Earth.