England History

  • 750 BCE

    Arrival Of The Celts To England

    Arrival Of The Celts To England
    England is the largest and most populous territory in the United Kingdom. inhabited by Celtic peoples since the 5th century BC. C.
  • Period: 43 to 401

    Roman Conquest

    It was colonized by the Romans between 43 AD. C. and early 5th century
  • 401

    Anglosajon Invasion

    Anglosajon Invasion
    Thereafter it was invaded by a series of Germanic peoples (Anglo, Saxon and Jute) who expelled the Celts,partially romanized, towards Wales, Scotland, Cornwall and French Brittany.
  • Period: 401 to 501

    The 7 Kingdoms

    The invaders came to form seven kingdoms, over the course of two centuries (V and VI d. D. C.). With them they formed a Heptarchy (hepta = seven), and each kingdom retained some independence.
  • Period: 793 to 1066

    The Vikings Invade Britain

    The Vikings first invaded Britain in AD 793 and last invaded in 1066 when William the Conqueror became King of England after the Battle of Hastings. The first place the Vikings raided in Britain was the monastery at Lindisfarne, a small holy island located off the northeast coast of England. Some of the monks were drowned in the sea, others killed or taken away as slaves along with many treasures of the church.
  • Period: Apr 23, 871 to Oct 26, 899

    Alfredo the Great

    King Aehtelred and his brother Alfredo) prepared to face the threat. The first battle took place in Ashdown in 871 and the Saxon forces led by Alfredo were imposed on the Danes. Alfredo inherited the crown in 871, but the kingdom he inherited was reducing its size as a result of the thrust and the Danish conquests, to the point that in 878 Alfredo was forced to take refuge with a small group of loyalists in the marshes of Somerset.began the story that motivated Alfredo to be known as the Great
  • Period: Dec 25, 1066 to Sep 9, 1087

    william the conqueror

    He was the first king of England of Norman origin, with a reign that extended from 1066 until his death in 1087. Descendant of Vikings, since 1035 he was Duke of Normandy with the name of William II. After a long struggle to strengthen his power, around 1060 his dominance over Normandy was consolidated and for that reason he began to plan the conquest of England, which began in 1066. The rest of his life was marked by incessant struggles for the maintenance of his possessions.
  • Period: 1154 to 1399

    The Plantagenet House

    The dynasty has its origin in France, more precisely in the county of Anjou. In 1127, Godofredo V of Anjou married Matilde, the only daughter of King Henry I of England.After the last Plantagenet was forced to abdicate, the crown passed to two secondary branches of the dynasty: first the House of Lancaster and later The York House. The dynasty finally ended in 1485 with the death of Ricardo III, beginning the government of the House of Tudor.
  • Period: 1267 to 1361

    The Lancaster House

    It was the name of two minor branches of the Plantagenet House. The first branch was created when Henry III of England created Lancaster County - where the house takes its name - for his second son Edmund of Lancaster in 1267. Edmundo was already count of Leicester in 1265, when he was granted the lands and privileges of Simón de Montfort; VI Count of Leicester, after his death at the end of the Second Barons War.
  • Period: 1337 to 1453

    the 100 year war

    hard in reality, one hundred and sixteen years from the year 1337 until the year 1453. This war was between France and England, the main reason was the possession of the French territories. It is the last feudal war and the most perfect example of this type of wars. At the beginning England took possession of French lands, but at the end of the war France managed to recover the territories occupied by the French, thanks to the intervention of Joan of Arc.
  • Period: 1348 to 1490

    The Black Death

    This disease was introduced to Europe by Genoese sailors returning from Constantinople. For medieval doctors the evil was expanding because of the corrupted air.
    Today, we know that the black plague was transmitted to humans through fleas that lived on rats. As a result of the black plague, some 25 million people died in Europe between 1348 and 1490, almost a third of the population.
  • Period: 1371 to

    Stuart House

    It was the ruling dynasty in Scotland. The first period of the dynasty covered until the proclamation of the Republic. After a decade the monarchy of the Stuart would return.In 1689 James II was deposed and replaced revolutionaryly by his daughter Maria II and the husband of this William III of Orange.On her death in 1694, William III continued to rule alone and after his death in 1702,the last Stuart, Ana I, who became the first queen of Great Britain and Ireland, rose to the throne until 1714.
  • Period: May 22, 1455 to Aug 22, 1485

    The Roses War

    It is known by this name because the adversaries had a rose on the shield,Ricardo from York a white rose,and Henry VI from England a red one.This conflict took place in the 50 century in England.Enrique VII decided to end all,influences of counts and joined the two houses of Lancaster and York, marrying the daughter of the late Eduardo IV, Isabel de York With the union of the two houses, this great conflict ends The resulting emblem was neither the red rose nor the white rose,but the Tudor rose.
  • Period: Aug 22, 1485 to

    The Tudor Dynasty

    the emblem was a rose of ten petals, which symbolized the union of the House of York with the House of Lancaster and the end of the civil war that bloodied English history during the xv century.Its history is intertwined with the most important and dramatic events in the modern history of Europe and the world, because under its rule the English exploration of America began.
  • Period: Apr 21, 1509 to Jan 28, 1547

    Enrique Eighth

    He was the second monarch of the Tudor house, heir to his father, Henry VII. He married six times and exercised the most absolute power among all English monarchs. Among the most notable facts of his reign include the rupture with the Roman Catholic Church and the establishment of the monarch as supreme head of the Church of England (Anglican Church), the dissolution of the monasteries and the union of England with Wales.
    He also promulgated important legislation.
  • Period: Nov 17, 1558 to

    Elizabeth The First

    Elizabeth I of England, often referred to as the Virgin Queen, Gloriana or the Good Queen Bess was queen of England and Ireland. It was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty. One of the first measures she took was to establish an independent Protestant Church from Rome, During his reign, England had great cultural splendor, with figures such as William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe.
  • Period: to

    Oliver Cromwell

    Oliver Cromwell was an English political and military leader. He turned England into a republic called the Commonwealth of England.His admirers cite him as a strong, stabilizing and sense-of-state leader, who earned international respect, overthrew tyranny and promoted the republic and freedom. His critics consider him an openly ambitious hypocrite. When the monarchists returned to power, his body was dug up, hung on chains and beheaded, and his head exposed for years for public scorn
  • Period: to

    The Civil War

    reference is made to the series of armed conflicts and political machinations that took place between the royalists and parliamentarians , and particularly to the first (1642-1645) and the second (1648-1649) civil wars between the followers of the King Charles I of England and those who supported Parliament and the fruitless campaign undertaken by Charles II of England, which ended with his defeat at the Battle of Worcester on September 3,1651.
  • Period: to

    Hanover House

    it was the reigning German dynasty in Great Britain, In Great Britain due to the Bill of Rights of 1689 in the 18th and 19th centuries the Hanover could only rule with the consent of Parliament since the true ruler was the Prime Minister, while the queen or king received the dignity of Head of State
  • Period: to

    Jorge The Third

    In 1760 he succeeded his grandfather, George II as king of Great Britain and Ireland and as elector of the German State of Hannover, which gave the family its name. The young and inexperienced king oriented his policy towards the reinforcement of the prerogatives of the Crown, taking advantage of the divisions within the Whig party and employing corruption, patronage and electoral fraud to seize a group of supporters who controlled Parliament and govern personally.
  • Period: to

    The Seven Years War

    it was a conflict that confronted the great European powers. Britain and Prussia had a defensive alliance that faced a coalition between France, Austria and their allies. Initially, the conflict occurred due to Austria's desire, specifically the Queen María Teresa's desire to control Silesia and the confrontation between France and Great Britain in relation to the constitution of a colonial empire in India and America.
  • Period: to

    Victoria The First Of England

    Queen Victoria of England ascended the throne at eighteen and stayed on it longer than any other sovereign in Europe. During his reign, France met two royal dynasties and one republic, Spain three monarchs and Italy four. In this long period, which is precisely known as "Victorian era", England became an industrial country and a leading power, proud of its ability to create wealth and stand out in a world increasingly dependent on scientific advances and technicians.
  • Period: to

    The First World War

    He received the qualification of "world" because all the great industrial and military powers of the time were involved, divided into two alliances.5 On the one hand, the Triple Alliance formed by the Central Powers:the German Empire and Austria-Hungary. Italy,On the other hand was the Triple Entente, formed by the United Kingdom, France and the Russian Empire.After six months of negotiations at the Paris Peace Conference, on June 28,1919 the allied countries the Versailles Treaty
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    Margaret Tacher

    Margaret Hilda Thatcher was a British policy that served as prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990, being the person in that position for the longest time during the twentieth century and the first woman who held this position in her country.His firmness to direct the affairs of State, his strict dominance over the ministers of his cabinet and his strong monetarist policy earned him the nickname of the Iron Lady.
  • Elizabeth II

    Elizabeth II
    It is the current British monarch and, therefore, sovereign of sixteen independent states constituted in the kingdom and forming part of the Commonwealth of Nations.It is the main political figure of the fifty-three member countries of the Commonwealth of Nations. In her specific role as monarch of the United Kingdom she is also the supreme governor of the Church of England.His political role covers large areas, has significant constitutional functions and acts as the focus of the national unity
  • Period: to

    The Second World War - Winston Churchill

    In this, most of the nations of the world were involved, in fact at the time of the fall of the German Reich only eight states in the world were officially neutral (Afghanistan, Spain, Ireland, Mongolia, Nepal, Portugal, Sweden and Switzerland.Exception witness, Churchill - British Prime Minister during the periods 1940-1945 and 1951-1955