Timeline

Timeline created by paola valluzzi
  • 5,000 BCE

    Britons

    Britons
  • -500 BCE

    Celts

    Celts
  • 43

    Romans

    Romans
  • 410

    Anglosaxons

    Anglosaxons
  • 800

    Vikings

    Vikings
  • 1066

    Normans

    Normans
  • 1215

    Magna carta

    Magna carta
    •Forced by John 1,
    known As Lackland
  • 1337

    Beginning of the Hundred Years' War

    Beginning of the Hundred Years' War
  • 1343

    Birth of Geoffry Chaucer

    Birth of Geoffry Chaucer
  • 1346

    Black death

    Black death
  • 1381

    Pool tax

    Pool tax
  • 1428

    Birth of Joan of Arc

    Birth of Joan of Arc
  • 1453

    End of the Hundred Years' war

    End of the Hundred Years' war
  • 1454

    Beginning of the Wars of the Roses

    Beginning of the Wars of the Roses
  • 1485

    Henry 7 Tudor

    Henry 7 Tudor
  • 1501

    Artur Tudor

    Artur Tudor
  • 1509

    Henry 8 Tudor

    Henry 8 Tudor
  • 1547

    Edward 6 Tudor

    Edward 6 Tudor
  • 1553

    Lady Jane Queen

    Lady Jane Queen
  • 1553

    Bloody Mary Tudor

    Bloody Mary Tudor
  • 1558

    Queen Elisabeth Tudor

    Queen Elisabeth Tudor
  • 1564

    Birth of Shakespeare

    Birth of Shakespeare
  • James 1 Stuart

    James 1 Stuart
  • Charles 1 Stuart

    Charles 1 Stuart
  • Cromwell

    Cromwell
  • Charles 2 Stuart

    Charles 2 Stuart
  • James 2 Stuart

    James 2 Stuart
  • Glorious Revolution

    Glorious Revolution
  • Rise of the middle class

    •No more feudalism
    •black death
    innovazione agricolture ( heavy pluough, 3 field sistem, energy producing devices)
    •surplus food= growth of the population)
    •middle class merged with aristocracy
  • Rise of the novel

    •need for realism ( ordinary people)
    • chronological sequence of events
    •datails
    •novelty of the stories
  • Queen Anne Stuart

    Queen Anne Stuart
  • George 1 Hannover

    George 1 Hannover
  • Defoe= Robinson Crusoe

    Defoe= Robinson Crusoe
    •born in 1660 in london
    •presbiterian
    •writer and business man
    •author of Robinson Crusoe=
    ▪︎realistic novel
    ▪︎it seemed an autobiography
    ▪︎shipwrecked on a desert island
    ▪︎survivor
    ▪︎Friday
  • Swift= Gulliver's travels

    Swift= Gulliver's travels
    •1667 Ireland
    •priest
    •Household of William Temple
    •satirical workshop
    •"the battle of the books"
    •"tale of Drapier's letters"
    • "a modest proposal
    •gulliver's travels
    ▪︎novel in 4 books
    ▪︎he mixed fantastic and the Real
    ▪︎utopian tale
    ▪︎pessimism
  • George 2 Hannover

    George 2 Hannover
  • Augustan age

    Augustan age
    •theatres were reopened
    •rebuilding of London (Christopher Wren)
    •heirs of the Roman Empire
    •neoclassicism
    •upper class women (salons)
  • First english dictionary

    Epharaim chambers ( Cyclopaedia)
    Johnson (quotations)
    (Alexander pope)
  • George 3 Hannover

    George 3 Hannover