British History- Rodriguez, Infante, Funes

  • 700 BCE

    Celtic culture and tribal kingdoms start to emerge

    Celtic culture and tribal kingdoms start to emerge
  • 43 BCE

    Emperor Claudius orders the invasion of Britain

    Emperor Claudius orders the invasion of Britain
  • AD 1

    Anno Dómini

  • 50

    Foundation of Londinium

  • 61

    The Iceni Rebellion. Roman army defeats a major revolt under Boudicca

    The Iceni Rebellion.  Roman army defeats a major revolt under Boudicca
  • 122

    Emperor Hadrian orders the construction of wall accros northern Britain.

    Emperor Hadrian orders the construction of wall accros northern Britain.
  • 432

    Patrick begins his missionary work in Ireland

  • 449

    Angles and Saxon Arrive in South east Britain.

  • 476

    Fall of the Roman emperie

  • 789

    First recorded Viking attac happens in Dorset.

    First recorded Viking attac happens in Dorset.
  • 793

    Viking attack the monastery of Lindsfarne, Northumbria

  • 829

    Egbert, King of the west Saxons conquers Mercia

    Egbert, King of the west Saxons conquers Mercia
  • 851

    Athelstan, son of the King of Wessex, defeats a Viking fleets in batle.

    Athelstan,  son of the King of Wessex,   defeats a Viking fleets in batle.
  • 867

    Viking army kills rival King of Nothumbria, Capturing York.

  • 954

    Erik Bloodaxe, the last Vikin King, is forced out of York.

  • 973

    Edgar is crowned King of England at Bath

  • 1000

    Feudalism

  • 1040

    Macbeth defeats Duncan I of Scotland and makes himself King

    Macbeth defeats Duncan I of Scotland and makes himself King
  • 1042

    Edward the confessor becomes King of England

    Edward the confessor becomes King of England
  • 1066

    William of Normandy (William the conqueror) defeats and kill Harold II in Batle of Hastings.

    William of Normandy (William the conqueror) defeats and kill Harold II in Batle of Hastings.
  • Dec 25, 1066

    William of Normandy is crowned king of England

    William of Normandy is crowned king of England
  • 1086

    Domesday Book is instituted to survey the English lands of William the Conqueror

  • 1087

    William the Conqueror dies at Rouen, Normandy

  • 1095

    The First Crusade

    The First Crusade
  • 1096

    Oxford University is founded

    Oxford University is founded
  • 1154

    Henry II, the first 'Plantagenet' king, accedes to the throne

    Henry II, the first 'Plantagenet' king, accedes to the throne
  • 1167

    Henry II visits Ireland to assert his overlordship

  • 1170

    Henry II's soldiers murder Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury

  • 1184

    Inquisition

  • 1189

    Richard I becames King

    Richard  I becames King
  • 1190

    Richard I joins the Third Crusade

  • 1209

    Migrant scholars establish a university at Cambridge

    Migrant scholars establish a university at Cambridge
  • 1214

    John loses Normandy and other French possessions after the Battle of Bouvines

  • 1215

    John and his barons sign Magna Carta

    John and his barons sign Magna Carta
  • 1295

    Edward I summons his 'Model Parliament

  • 1305

    Scottish rebel William Wallace is executed by the English

    Scottish rebel William Wallace is executed by the English
  • 1328

    Scotland is recognized as an independent kingdom

  • 1328

    Black Death' enters Britain

    Black Death' enters Britain
  • 1337

    Hundred Years' War between England and France begins

    Hundred Years' War between England and France begins
  • 1455

    Wars of the Roses begin with first Battle of St Albans

  • 1477

    William Caxton publishes the first printed book in England

    William Caxton publishes the first printed book in England
  • 1485

    Henry Tudor defeats Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth. The Tudor Dinasty begins

  • 1492

    Arrival of Christopher Colombus to America

    Arrival of Christopher Colombus to America
  • 1509

    Henry VIII is crowned king

    Henry VIII is crowned king
  • 1534

    Act of Supremacy makes Henry head of the English church

  • 1538

    An English language version of the bible replaced latin bibles in every church in the land

  • 1547

    England becomes Protestant under Edward VI

  • 1558

    Elizabeth I’s long reign begins

    Elizabeth I’s long reign begins
  • First English colony in America

    First English colony in America
  • Elizabeth's Catholic cousin Mary, Queen of Scots is in exile in England and poses a threat to Elizabeth.

  • Queen Elizabeth I executes Mary, Queen of Scots

  • Defeat of Spanish Armada inspires England

    Defeat of Spanish Armada inspires England
  • End of the Tudor dynasty

    End of the Tudor dynasty
  • James VI of Scotland accede to the English trone. The Stuart Dinasty begins

    James VI of Scotland accede to the English trone. The Stuart Dinasty begins
  • Gunpowder Plot to assassinate James I is discovered

  • William Shakespeare dies

    William Shakespeare dies
  • Pilgrim Fathers' sail for America in the 'Mayflower'

  • Civil War begins as Charles I raises his standard at Nottingham

    Civil War begins as Charles I raises his standard at Nottingham
  • Charles I is executed at Whitehall, London

  • Oliver Cromwell makes himself Lord Protector

    Oliver Cromwell makes himself Lord Protector
  • Restoration of the monarchy and the Angelican religion. Charles II is restored to the throne

  • Great Plague of London begins

    Great Plague of London begins
  • Great Fire of London destroys two-thirds of the city

    Great Fire of London destroys two-thirds of the city
  • 'Bill of Rights' is confirmed by an act of parliament

  • William III defeats James II at the Battle of the Boyne, Ireland

  • Act of Settlement places the House of Hanover in line for the English throne

    Act of Settlement places the House of Hanover in line for the English throne
  • Act of Union of England and Scotland is ratified

  • Thomas Newcomen invents the steam engine

  • The first of the Hanoverian monarchs was proclaimed as George I.

    The first of the Hanoverian monarchs was proclaimed as George I.
  • Sir Robert Walpole becomes the first prime minister

    Sir Robert Walpole becomes the first prime minister
  • George Anson sails around the world

  • Jacobites are defeated at Culloden, the last battle on British soil

  • 'Factory Age' begins with the opening of Britain's first cotton mill

    'Factory Age' begins with the opening of Britain's first cotton mill
  • American War of Independence begins

    American War of Independence begins
  • First fleet of convicts sails to Australia

  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
  • Act of Union creates the United Kingdom

  • Napoleon became emperor

  • Royal Navy defeats a French and Spanish fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar

    Royal Navy defeats a French and Spanish fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar
  • Jane Austen published Pride and Prejuice

  • Mary Shelly published Frankestein

  • Robert Peel sets up the Metropolitan Police

  • Parliament passes a bill to abolish slavery in the British empire

    Parliament passes a bill to abolish slavery in the British empire
  • Victoria comes to the throne after the death of William IV

    Victoria comes to the throne after the death of William IV
  • Charles Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species' is published

    Charles Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species' is published
  • Charles dikens publised Great Expectations

  • Married women obtain the right to acquire their own property

  • Karl Benz invents the car

  • Artur Conan Doyle published his first book. A Study in Scarlet.

  • Victoria dies and is succeeded by Edward VII

  • Parliament approves old age pensions

  • George V becames king. The Windsor dynasty begins

  • House of Lords loses its power of veto over legislation

  • Britain declares war on Germany in response to the invasion of Belgium

  • World War I

    World War I
  • Russian Revolution

  • Limited numbers of women are given the vote for the first time

  • Massive flu epidemic reaches Britain

  • Lady Astor becomes the first woman to take her seat in parliament

    Lady Astor becomes the first woman to take her seat in parliament
  • Anglo-Irish Peace Treaty is signed, resulting in partition of the island

  • British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is created

  • All women over the age of 21 get the vote

  • Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin

    Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin
  • Adolf Hitler's rise to power

  • George V dies and is succeeded by Edward VIII

    George V dies and is succeeded by Edward VIII
  • Edward VIII abdicates in order to marry Wallace Simpson

  • George VI is crowned king

    George VI is crowned king
  • World War II

    World War II
  • Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of the coalition government

    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of the coalition government
  • Alan Turing devised a technique termed Turingery

     Alan Turing devised a technique termed Turingery
  • United Nations comes into existence with Britain as a founder member

  • Cold War

  • The National Health Service, established by the post-war Labour government, represented a fundamental change in the provision of medical services.

  • Republic of Ireland comes into being

  • Elizabeth II succeeds her father, George VI

    Elizabeth II succeeds her father, George VI
  • Death penalty is abolished

  • England win the football World Cup

  • Conservative Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's first female prime minister

    Conservative Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's first female prime minister
  • Abortion and homosexuality are legalised

  • First man on the moon

    First man on the moon
  • Economic recession leads to high unemployment

  • Malvinas War

  • Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is re-elected by a landslide

  • Tim Berners-Lee invents the World Wide Web

    Tim Berners-Lee invents the World Wide Web
  • The Fall of the Wall of Berlin.

    The Fall of the Wall of Berlin.
  • Channel Tunnel opens, linking London and Paris by rail

  • Britain hands Hong Kong back to China

  • Diana, Princess of Wales, dies in a car crash in Paris

    Diana, Princess of Wales, dies in a car crash in Paris
  • Islamic terrorists crash aircraft on targets in New York and Washington

  • A serie of terrorist attacks with bombs in the transport network caused 52 dead and 700 wounded.

    A serie of terrorist attacks with bombs in the transport network caused 52 dead and 700  wounded.
  • In London, leaders of the G-20 and Spain reach an agreement to overcome the global economic crisis. They establish supervision norms on markets and taxes on the banking sector.

  • With the record participation of 204 countries, the XXVIII Olympiad is inaugurated in London. For the first time, all delegations have female athletes.