Period:6,000 BCEto3,000 BCE
Ice ageThen Britain was connected to the mainland by a land bridge.
Period:3,000 BCEto2,000 BCE
Stone ageThe Iberians inhabited the British Isles
They lived in limestone caves
They used stone, bones and antlers to make weapons and tools
Period:2,500 BCEto-800 BCE
Bronze agePeople mined tin, gold, copper and made bronze tools.
They also built settlements, acquired farming skills and built large circular stone monuments.
Iron ageThe 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
Roman invasionRomans 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
The Anglo-SaxonsGerman 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
Viking attacksVikings began their invasion from Denmark wich was to leave a lasting impression on Britain.
Engald was divided with east declared to be danish territory.
Norman ConquestNorman 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.