Roman, Saxon and Viking Timeline

Timeline created by cornman27
In History
  • -597 BCE

    Events in Britain

    Events in Britain
    Christian missionaries land in Kent: Christianity begins to spread among Anglo-Saxon
  • 449

    Events in Britain

    Events in Britain
    The traditional date of the Anglo-Saxon invasion took place this year.
  • 500

    Events in world

    Events in world
    Mathematician in India calculates value of Pi.
  • 527

    Events in the World

    Events in the World
    Justinian i becomes byzantine emperor
  • 630

    Events around the world

    Events around the world
    The Prophet Muhammad conquers Mecca, which becomes known as the holiest city in all of Islam.
  • 750

    Events in Britain

    Events in Britain
    Surviving version of Beowulf probably composed
  • 793

    Viking raids

    Viking raids
    Many viking raids took place during the Anglo-Saxon period and left many villages and kingdoms burnt to the ground destroyed. Many vikings stole jewelry and left many houses in shambles.
  • 800

    Events in the World

    Events in the World
    All in the same year period, Charlemagne united most of Europe and was crowned Emperor of of the Holy Roman Emperor. In the same year the Chinese people invent gunpowder, used for fireworks and guns and ammunition.
  • 880

    Events in the world

    Events in the world
    As seen in history before the culture of the Mayans begins its rapid decrease and will soon be nothing left of the culture except for statues, stelaes, ritualistic art and pieces, also their temples were left behind.
  • 899

    Evvents in Britain

    Evvents in Britain
    Alfred the Great becomes king of Wessex.
  • 971

    Events in British Literature

    Events in British Literature
    Anglo-Saxon verse collected in Exeter book.
  • Period:
    -400 BCE
    to
    1,400 BCE

    Anglo-Saxon and Medieval periods