timeline

Timeline created by jose24avila
  • Aug 22, 1485

    Richard III is killed in battle

     Richard III is killed in battle
    was King of England from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field
  • Apr 6, 1492

    Christopher Columbus reaches the Americas

    Christopher Columbus reaches the Americas
    was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer, citizen of the Republic of Genoa. Under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean
  • Feb 6, 1503

    Leonardo da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa

     Leonardo da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa
    a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as "the best known, the most visited
  • Feb 6, 1516

    Thomas More’s Utopia is published

    Thomas More’s Utopia is published
    The book is a frame narrative primarily depicting a fictional island society and its religious, social and political customs.
  • Nov 17, 1558

    1558 Elizabeth I becomes queen of England

    1558 Elizabeth I becomes queen of England
    was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen Bess, the childless Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty.
  • Apr 26, 1564

    William Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon, is born

    William Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon, is born
    was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist
  • 1599 Globe Theatre is built in London

    1599 Globe Theatre is built in London
    It was built in 1599 by Shakespeare's playing company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men, on land owned by Thomas Brend and inherited by his son
  • Shakespeare writes King Lear and Macbeth

     Shakespeare writes King Lear and Macbeth
    King Lear is a tragedy by William Shakespeare and also macbeth
  • First permanent English settlement in North America is established at Jamestown, Virginia

     First permanent English settlement in North America is established at Jamestown, Virginia
    was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas.
  • Shakespeare’s sonnets are published

     Shakespeare’s sonnets are published
    are a collection of 154 sonnets, dealing with themes such as the passage of time, love, beauty and mortality, first published in a 1609
  • King James Bible is published

     King James Bible is published
    is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England begun in 1604 and completed in 1611
  • 1620 The Mayflower lands at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts

    1620 The Mayflower lands at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts
    was an English colonial venture in North America from 1620 to 1691.
  • Newspapers are first published in London

     Newspapers are first published in London
    first published newspapers
  • John Milton begins Paradise Lost

     John Milton begins Paradise Lost
    Paradise Lost is an epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English poet John Milton