Timeline British History

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Stuart
Roamn Britain
Saxon Britain
Viking Britain
Norman Britain
Tudor Britain
Victorian Britain
World War Two
BC
43
450
793
1066
1485
1603
1714
1837
1939
Georgian Britain
1714 George of Hanover, Germany succeeds Queen Anne to the Throne
1721 Sir Robert Walpole becomes the first Prime Minister
1746 Bonnie Prince Charlie is defeated at the Battle of Culloden
1757 First canal in Britain is completed
1776 America declares independence from Britain

1780's
Industrial Revolution Begins
1783 Steam powered cotton mill invented by Sir Richard Arkwright
1788 First convict ships are sent to Australia

 1796
Edward Jenner invented a vaccination against small pox
1800
Act of Union with Ireland

1801
The first census. Population of Britain 8 million
Ireland made part of the United Kingdom

1804
 Richard Trevithick built the first steam locomotive
1805

 

 

 

Lord Nelson defeats Napoleon at the Battle of Trafalgar

1807 Abolition of Slave Trade
1815 Duke of Wellington defeats Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo
1825 World's first railway opens between Stockton and Darlington

1829
Robert Peel set up the Metropolitan Police force

1834
The Poor Law set up workhouses, where people without homes or jobs could live in return for doing unpaid work.

 
Stuart
Roamn Britain
Saxon Britain
Viking Britain
Norman Britain
Tudor Britain
Victorian Britain
World War Two
BC
43
450
793
1066
1485
1603
1714
1837
1939

King and Queens of England

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