| Other events of 1672|
Monarch - Charles II
2 January - Cash payments by the Exchequer suspended for a year, due to fears of imminent bankruptcy.
15 March - King Charles II issues the Royal Declaration of Indulgence, suspending execution of Penal Laws against Protestant nonconformists and Roman Catholics in his realms.
17 March - Third Anglo-Dutch War - England declares war on the Dutch Republic.
28 May (7 June New Style) - The first naval battle of the Third Anglo-Dutch War is fought at the Battle of Solebay; indecisive.
13 September - John Bunyan released after a 12-year imprisonment for preaching without a licence.
December - John Dryden's play Marriage à la Mode first performed in London by the King's Company.
The bankrupt Company of Royal Adventurers Trading to Africa is restructured into the new Royal African Company with a new, broader charter to trade into West Africa.
Rebuilding begins of St Stephen Walbrook church in the City of London, designed by Christopher Wren.
Rebuilding of Temple Bar, London, designed by Christopher Wren.
First public concerts in England; organised by John Banister at Whitefriars, near Fleet Street.
Richard Hoare becomes a partner in the London goldsmith's business which, as private banking house C. Hoare & Co., will survive through to the 21st century.
9 April - Thomas Willoughby, 1st Baron Middleton, Member of Parliament (died 1729)
1 May - Joseph Addison, politician and writer (died 1719)
June - Henry Hyde, 4th Earl of Clarendon, politician (died 1753)
17 July (baptism) - Anthony Blackwall, scholar (died 1730)
29 July - Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond, illegitimate son of Charles II (died 1723)
John Huxham, surgeon (died 1768)
John Lovelace, 4th Baron Lovelace, colonial governor (died 1709)
Thomas Steers, civil engineer (died 1750)
Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, diplomat and First Lord of the Admiralty (died 1739)
15 January - John Cosin, clergyman (born 1594)
5 May - Samuel Cooper, painter (born 1609)
11 May - Charles Seton, 2nd Earl of Dunfermline, royalist (born 1615)
Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, admiral (born 1625)
John Trevor, politician (born |1626)
27 June - Roger Twysden, antiquarian and royalist (born 1597)
3 July - Francis Willughby, biologist (born 1635)
8 August - Sir John Borlase, 1st Baronet, politician (born 1619)
24 October - John Webb, architect (born 1611)
15 November - Sir Walter Long, 1st Baronet of Whaddon, Member of Parliament (born c. 1603)
19 November - John Wilkins, Bishop of Chester (born 1614)
6 December - Jasper Mayne, dramatist (born 1604)
21 December - Charles Stanley, 8th Earl of Derby, (born 1628)
Philip Nye, theologian (born c. 1595)
Peter Sterry, theologian (born 1613)
1672 in England Wikipedia
Events from the year 1672 in the Kingdom of England.