British History from 1066 to 1800

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Norman Conquest

1066

Population of London exceeds 30,000

1170

The Magna Carta is signed by king John

1215

The Black Death in England

1348 - 1349

Henry VIII Crowned King after the war of roses ends at the Battle of Bosworth

1485

Queen Victoria becomes queen

1837

The Great Potato Famine

1845 - 1849

The Great Exhibition

1851

Britain defeats Russia in the Crimean War

1856

Population of Britain reaches 40 million

1901