England in the Post-Classical Era 793-1450

Events

The Vikings raid England for the first time. They sack the monastery at Lindisfarne in north east England.

793

About 9 Different Rulers Ruled England during this Time Period

939 - 1042

Harold becomes king, although many others try to claim the throne as well.

1066

Henry I dies. Henry's daughter claims the throne but so does his nephew. The two fight a long civil war.

1135

The civil war ends. Henry II becomes king.

1154

Henry II dies. Richard I known as the Lionheart becomes king.

1189

King John seals Magna Carta

1215

Henry III dies. Edward I becomes king.

1272

The Hundred Years War between England and France begins

1337

The Hundred Years War ends. England loses almost all territory in France.

1453