British Time Line

Timeline created by nick22
  • Dec 6, 700

    Beowulf

    Beowulf
    No Actuall Date but originated somewhere around the late 8th century
  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta Signed

  • Jan 6, 1400

    Chaucer, Canterbury tales

    Chaucer, Canterbury tales
    Beginning of 15th century
  • Oct 4, 1535

    1st English Translation of the Bible printed

  • Apr 23, 1564

    Birth of Shakespeare

    Birth of Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare, A Mid summer nights dream

    Shakespeare, A Mid summer nights dream
  • Shakespeare, Hamlet

    Shakespeare, Hamlet
  • Original Globe Theatre Burns Down

  • Bananas go on sale in UK for 1st time

  • Fielding, Tom Jones

    Fielding, Tom Jones
  • Wordsworth and Coleridge, lyrical ballads

    Wordsworth and Coleridge, lyrical ballads
  • Austen, Sense and sensibility

    Austen, Sense and sensibility
  • Austen, Pride and Prejudice

    Austen, Pride and Prejudice
  • Big Bens First Strike

  • Oxford English Dictionary 1st published

  • Conrad, Heart of darkness 1902

    Conrad, Heart of darkness 1902
  • Joyce, Dubliners

    Joyce, Dubliners
  • BBC Formed

  • Eliot, “The Waste Land”

    Eliot, “The Waste Land”
  • Winnie the Pooh Published

  • The First Ryder Cup

  • Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead

    Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead
  • Ishiguro, remains of the day

    Ishiguro, remains of the day