Great Britain

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English knights and burgesses join in the House of Commons

1340

superior weaponry and strategy allows the English to defeat the French

1346

Black Plague hits Britain

1348 - 1350

1.5 people will die, out of a population of 4 million

England captures the French king

1356

Also capture 1/3 of French population (battle of Poitiers during the Hundred Year War)

Charles V liberates France from England

1364

Popular riots erupt against a new tax

1381

(the "Great Revolt")

Richard II invades Ireland

1394

Henry Bollingbroke overthrows Richard II and becomes king Henry IV

1399