Britain through out the years

Timeline created by SugaXekumusclemil69
In History
  • Period:
    6,000 BCE
    to
    3,000 BCE

    Ice age

    Then Britain was connected to the mainland by a land bridge.
  • Period:
    3,000 BCE
    to
    2,000 BCE

    Stone age

    The Iberians inhabited the British Isles
    They lived in limestone caves
    They used stone, bones and antlers to make weapons and tools
  • Period:
    2,500 BCE
    to
    -800 BCE

    Bronze age

    People mined tin, gold, copper and made bronze tools.
    They also built settlements, acquired farming skills and built large circular stone monuments.
  • Period:
    -600 BCE
    to
    50

    Iron age

    The Celts invaded the British isles.
    They brought with them a knowledge of smelting iron which produced stronger weapons than the bronze ones that native Britons were using
  • Period:
    43
    to
    84

    Roman invasion

    Romans were the most powerful people in the world.
    The romans conquered all the countries around the mediterranean sea and then began moving northwards.
    They made two raids across the English channel into Britain.
    Many of Britain's main towns and cities were established by the Romans
  • Period:
    410
    to
    1066

    The Anglo-Saxons

    German settlers from Angeln and Saxony.
    Brought with them their own religious beliefs
    They were great craft workers
    They made intricate jewellery, musical instruments and so on
  • Period:
    787
    to
    850

    Viking attacks

    Vikings began their invasion from Denmark wich was to leave a lasting impression on Britain.
    Engald was divided with east declared to be danish territory.
  • Period:
    1066
    to
    1072

    Norman Conquest

    Norman Duke William defeated the Saxon king Harold and crowned the king of England on Christmas day.
    Latin was the language of the clergy and the university scholars.
    Norman-french was the official language of the king and the aristocracy.
    Anglo-Saxon German was spoken by common people.