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Permanent settlements

4500 bc - 3000 bc

This is when people started settle on the british isles. It also now agriculture is introduced in Europe.

Settlements profiliferate

3000 bc - 1500 bc

settlements profiliferate land is cleared and used for farming.

Coins

100 bc

Coins are used and produced for the first time in 100 bc.

Julius Caesar raids England

55 bc - 410

Summer 55 BC Julius Caesar launches a full-scale invasion of England.

End of Roman emperor

410

Britons send a vain appeal for military assistance to the Roman emperor... That's is often seen as marking the end of Roman Britain, although Roman institutions and their way of life endured.

First viking attack

789

First record Viking attack happens in Dorset

Kingdom of Scotland

843

Kenneth MacAlpine unites Scots and Picts in a kingdom of Scotland

Divide England

886

Alfred, King of Wessex, agrees a treaty with Vikings to divide England.

England under Denmark

1016

Cnut of Denmark becomes king of the English

Oxford University is founded

1096

Hundred Years' war

1337 - 1453

Hundred Years' War between England and France

Black Death

1348 - 1352

The Black Death enters Britain

Queen Elizabeth

1558 - 1603

Queen Elizabeth rules over England, this time is often marked as Englands golden age.

United Kingdom

1707

Scotland and England unites and form the United Kingdom

War with Spain

1739 - 1748

War with France

1756 - 1763

Ireland joins the United Kingdom

1801

Camulodunum falls

43

British capital Camulodunum (Colchester) falls to the Romans.

Republic of Ireland

1949

Ireland divides into North Ireland and Republic of Ireland