English

Events

Francis Bacon- Essays

1625

Charles I

1625 - 1649

The Petition of Right

1628

Long Parliament

1640 - 1660

Civil War

1642

Theatres closed by the Parliament

1642

The Parliament Army broke the Royalists'

1645

Charles' I execution and the Commonwealth

1649

Restoration and the Glorious Revolution

1660 - 1685

John Milton - Paradise Lost

1667

James II of England

1685 - 1688

Bill of Rights

1689

Battle of the Boyne

1690

Congreve - The way of the world (comedy of manners)

1700

Only Protestant heirs to the throne

1701

Jonathan Swift - A tale of tub (satire)

1704

Act of Union

1707

George I of Hanover

1714 - 1727

Daniel Defoe - Robinson Crusoe (fictional prose)

1719

George II of Hanover

1727 - 1760

European Wars

1740 - 1750

Richardson - Pamela (psychological/ epistolary novel)

1740

Culloden (Jacobite Rebellion of 1745)

16 April 1746