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KEY DATES IN BRITISH HISTORY

ROMAN BRITAIN ( 55BC- AD 440)
55-54 BC Caesar lands in Britain

THE ANGLO_SAXON AGE (440- 1066)

THE MIDDLE-AGES
1066 The battle of Hastings : the Normans conquer England – William the Conqueror
1215 The Magna Carta is imposed upon King John by the barons .( voir dans les fiches sciences po « les textes fondamentaux du Royaume Uni ») The beginning of the Black Death and the plague epidemic
1339 Hundred Years ‘War (till 1453)
1381 The Peasants’Revolt
1455-1485 The War of the Roses ends with the death of Richard III at the batlle of Bosworth.

TUDOR BRITAIN (1485- 1603)
1509 Henry VIII ascends the throne and strengthens the power of the monarch

1534 Henry VIII breaks apart with Rome and becomes the Supreme Governor of the Church of England
1536 Henry VIII dissolves the monasteries and Church estates are sold by the Crown

1547 Henry VIII dies. His son Edward VI succeeds him.
1549 The first book of Common Prayer is published
1553 Mary I – « Bloody Mary » (from Scotland ) succeeds to the English throne and devotes her energies to the restauration of the Catholic faith. ( religious trouble)
1558 Elisabeth I ascends the throne
1588 The Spanish Armada is defeated by the fleet of Elisabeth I.

1564 Shakespeare’s birth.
1577 Francis Drake (the first English explorator to the New World) sails from Plymouth heading west ;
1587 A new group of English settlers arrives at Rooanke Island. Birth of the first English child in America.

STUART ENGLAND (1603-1688)
1603 James I (Scottish)becomes King of Britain
1604 The Gunpowder plot is the last major Catholic conspiracy.

1642 The Civil War begins
1649 Parliament in London abolishes the monarchy.Charles I is executed and the line of succession is interrupted
1653 Cromwell becomes Lord Protector o the Commonwealth for life
1658…...

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