Main events in Early history
Chronological list of main events in early history of Great Britain
6th-3rd centuries В. C. — The Celts invade Britain and overcome the Iberians.
55 В. C. — Julius Caesar lands in Britain.
54 В. C. — The second invasion of the Romans.
43 A. D. — The Romans begin to conquer the south of Britain.
lst-5th centuries A. D.— Britain is a Roman province.
407 A. D. — The Romans leave Britain.
MAIN EVENTS OF THE ANGLO-SAXON PERIOD
5th(449)-7th centuries — The Anglo-Saxons conquer Britain.
6th (597)-7th centuries — Conversion of the Anglo-Saxons to Christianity.
793 — The Danes begin to raid Britain.
9th century (829) — Unification of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms into the kingdom of England.
835 — The Anglo-Saxons led by King Egbert defeat the Danes.
871 — The Danes invade Wessex.
871-899 — Reign of Alfred the Great.
886 — Treaty, fixing the boundaries of the Danelaw.
991 — King of England begins to collect Danegeld tax.
1017-1035 — Reign of the Danish king, Canute, in England.
MAIN EVENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE NORMAN CONQUEST
1066 — Battle of Hastings.
1066-1087 — Reign of William the Conqueror.
1069; 1071 — Large rebellions break out against Norman rule in England.
1086 — Feudal registration in England (The Domesday Book).