Neolithic immigrantsAround 4000 BC a group of Neolithic immigrants arrived from Europe
CeltsAround 2000 BC the Celts started settling across much of Britain and Ireland
RomansJulius Caesar arrived in Britain in 55 BC. The Romans build a lot of roads and monuments, like the Hadrian’s Wall
Anglo-Saxon invadersThey came from Germany and Scandinavia in 5th Century. They colonised northwards and westwards, pushing the Celts to the fringes of Britain
The NormansThe Normans unified England, introduced the feudal system and gradually took the control of Wles and Ireland
Magna CartaIn 1215 with the signing of the Magna Carta feudalism began its slow decline.
Magna Carta= a document which limited the power of the sovereign in favour of the barons.
Black DeathIn the XIV and XV centuries
Henry VIIIHenry VIII, grained fame for his six marriages in search of a male heir. When the Pope didn’t allow him to divorce and remarry, Henry split with the Catholic Church and had Parliament appoint him Head of the Protestant Church of England.
Elizabeth IHenry VIII’s daughter, ascended the throne in 1558 and reigned until 1603. Her reign was the most glorious era for Britain, with colonization, explorations, victory in war ecc.