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    Timeline of British History
  Timeline of British History
Britannia's History Department has the internet's most comprehensive treatment of Britain's history from the prehistoric era to modern times...
 
    Stonehenge
  Stonehenge
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 3.2 kilometres (2.0 mi) west of Amesbury and 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of earthw...
 
    Julius Caesar
  Julius Caesar
Gaius Julius Caesar is remembered as one of history's greatest generals and a key ruler of the Roman empire. As a young man he rose through the administrative ranks of the Roman republic, accumulating power until he was elected consul in 59 B.C. Over...
 
 
61 - 1945
  TimelineWeb
  TimelineWeb
Timelines of British History. The Celts, Ancient Britain, Shakespeare, Tudor, Anglo-Saxon/Norman, Civil War , Roman Britain, Medieval Knights, Vikings, World Wars...
 
 
76 - 2000
  A Timeline of Scottish History
  A Timeline of Scottish History
This Timeline contains over 700 precisely dated events from Scottish history of the last 2,000 years. You can learn more about the events and the people that have made Scotland what it is today....
 
    Hadrian's Wall
  Hadrian's Wall
One of the greatest monuments to the power - and limitations - of the Roman Empire, Hadrian's Wall ran for 73 miles across open country. By the time Hadrian became Emperor in 117 AD the Roman Empire had ceased to expand. Hadrian was concerned t...
 
    History of the British Monarchy
  History of the British Monarchy
The history of the English Crown up to the Union of the Crowns in 1603 is long and eventful. The concept of a single ruler unifying different tribes based in England developed in the eighth and ninth centuries in figures such as Offa and Alfred the G...
 
    King Arthur, Man or Myth
  King Arthur, Man or Myth
King Arthur was a legendary British leader of the late fifth and early sixth centuries, who, according to Medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early sixth century. The details of Arthur's story are...
 
    The Advenures of Beowulf
  The Advenures of Beowulf
Beowulf, written in Old English sometime before the tenth century A.D., describes the adventures of a great Scandinavian warrior of the sixth century. A rich fabric of fact and fancy, Beowulf is the oldest surviving epic in British literature. Beowu...
 
    St Paul's Cathedral, London
  St Paul's Cathedral, London
A Cathedral dedicated to St Paul has overlooked the City of London since 604AD, a constant reminder to this great commercial centre of the importance of the spiritual side of life. The current Cathedral the fourth to occupy this site was desi...
 
    Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne
  Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne
Known as Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, St Aidan the Apostle of Northumbria (died 651), was the founder and first bishop of the monastery on the island of Lindisfarne in England. A Christian missionary, he is credited with restoring Christianity to Nort...
 
 
657 - 738
  Saint Willibrord
  Saint Willibrord
Bishop of Utrecht, Apostle of the Frisians, and son of St. Hilgis, born in Northumbria, 658; died at Echternach, Luxemburg, 7 Nov., 739. Willibrord made his early studies at the Abbey of Ripon near York, as a disciple of St. Wilfrid, and then entered...
 
    A Timeline of English Poetry
  A Timeline of English Poetry
Representative Poetry Online, version 3.0, includes about 2,900 English poems by over 400 poets from Caedmon, in the Old English period, to the work of living poets today. It is based on Representative Poetry, established by Professor W. J. Alexan...
 
 
673 - 735
  Bede, Father of English History
  Bede, Father of English History
Bede, also referred to as Saint Bede or the Venerable Bede, was a monk at the Northumbrian monastery of Saint Peter at Monkwearmouth, today part of Sunderland, England, and of its companion monastery, Saint Paul's, in modern Jarrow (see Wearmouth-Jar...
 
 
675 - 754
  Saint Boniface, Murdered near Dokkum
  Saint Boniface, Murdered near Dokkum
Born to a noble family of Wessex, England, as Wynfrid or Wynfrith, Boniface (in Latin, Bonifatius) is known as the "Apostle of Germany" for his work in Christianizing that country. First a benedictine monk and then ordained as a priest, Wynf...
 
 

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