United Kingdom

  • Plague

  • Death of Queen Elizabeth I

  • James VI of Scotland crowned King of England

  • Death of James VI and I

  • England and Scotland, At war until 1644 in what become known as the Bishops' Wars

  • The Long Parliament summoned.

  • Civil War

  • End of Bishops' Wars

  • End of Civil War

  • The Great Fire of London ravages the city

  • Glorious Revolution

    Revolution of 1688, was the overthrow of King James II of England (James VII of Scotland and James II of Ireland) by a union of English Parliamentarians with the Dutch stadtholder William III