6th to 10th Centuries

500-699 Britons and Anglo-Saxons

700-999 Anglo-Saxons and Vikings

11th Century

1000-1049 Cnut

1050-1099 Norman Invasion

12th Century

1100-1129 Henry I and the White Ship

1130-1154: Anarchy

1154-1161: Anarchy and Crusades

1154-1170: Becket

1175-1189: Abergavenny Massacre, Richard I Succeeds

1190: Crusade, King John Succeeds

13th Century

1200-1216-Magna Carta

1216-1220: Henry III Succeeds, Civil War

1230-1259-Henry III

1260-1269-Second Baron's War

1270-1299-Welsh and Scottish Wars

14th Century

1300-1309-Scottish Succession

1310-1319-Gaveston, Bannockburn

1320-1329-Despencer War, Isabella and Mortimer

1330-1339-Edward III and Scottish Independence

1340-1349-Crecy, Calais and Plague

1350-1359-Winchelsea and Poitiers

1360-1369-Black Monday Hailstorm, Breton War of Succession and Castillian Civil War

1370-1389-Peasants Revolt, Lords Apellant

1390-1399-Henry IV Usurps

15th Century

1400-1414-Epiphany Rising, Homildon Hill and Shrewsbury

1415-1424-Henry V and Agincourt

1425-1434-Loire Campaign, Joan of Arc

1430-1449-Execution of Joan of Arc, Lancastrian Decline

1450-1459-Commencement of the Wars of the Roses

1460-1464-Wakefield and Towton


1470-1479-Warwick Rebels

1480-Apr 1483 -Death of Edward IV

Apr 1483-Aug 1483: Succession of Richard III, Princes in the Tower

Sep 1483-May 1485:Buckingham's Rebellion, Titulus Regius

May 1485-Oct 1485: Bosworth, Henry VII Succeeds

1486-1487: Henry VII Marries, Lovel Rebellion, Lambert Simnel Rebellion

1488-1489: Battle of Sauchieburn, War in Brittany, Yorkshire Rebellion

1490-1490: Battle of Sauchieburn, War in Brittany, Yorkshire Rebellion

Jun 1497-1499: Cornish Rebellion, Perkin Wabreck

16th Century

1500-1519: Death of Prince Arthur

May 1509-1513: Henry Marries Catherine, Flodden

1520-May 1536-Field of the Cloth of Gold, and Anne Boleyn

May 1536-1540-Jane Seymour, Catholic Rebellions

1540-1549-Anne of Cleves, Dissolution of the Monasteries

Jul 1540-Jul 1543-Catherine Howard, Solway Moss

Jul 1543-Feb 1547-Catherine Parr, Rough Wooing and Henry's Death

1545-1550-Edward VI, Execution of Thomas Seymour, Ketts Rebellion

1550-1559-Lady Jane Grey, Mary I

1560-1579-Elizabeth I

1580-1599-Desmond Rebellion, Babington Plot, Mary Queen of Scots, Spanish Armada

17th Century

1600-1619-Essex Rebellion, Gunpowder Plot

1620-1639-Charles I

1640-1649-Civil War and Regicide

1650-1659-Battle of Worcester and the Protectorate


1685-1699-Glorious Revolution

18th Century