KPK 9B British history

Timeline created by Reely ja Sandra
In History
  • 6,000 BCE

    Britain became an island

    After the Ice Age the ise started to melt and the oceans began to rise, the land bridge connecting Britain to Europe was covered by water
  • 3,000 BCE

    The Iberians

    From about 3000 to 2000 BC the British Isles were inhabited by a group of people called the Iberians
  • -55 BCE

    The Celts

    Invaded the British Isles
  • -55 BCE

    Julius Caesar

    He reached the north-western shores of Gaul and made two raids across the English Channel into Britain
  • 122

    Hadrian's Wall

    The Romans had continuing problems with the unconquered native tribes of the north
  • 787

    The Vikings

    They began their invasion from Denmard which was to leave a lasting impression on Britain
  • 886

    The king of Wessex

    The king of Wessex, Alfred the Great, resisted and defeated the vikings
  • 1066

    Norman Duke William

    At the battel of Hastings the Norman Duke William defeated the Saxon king Harold and was crowned the king of England
  • 1168

    The first university

    It was founded at Oxford
  • 1300

    Middle English

    By the 14 century Norman-French and Anglo-Saxon German formed one language called Middle English