THE TUDOR DYNASTY Before discussing the rise of the Tudor dynasty it is necessary to step back and analyse some of the most important events that led Henry VII Tudor to claim the throne of England even though he did not belong to the royal family. Henry V, Henry VI and the House of Lancaster One … Continue reading THE TUDOR DYNASTY
http://www.tumblr.com 1066-Norman Conquest William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy became William I 1066-1087 End of Anglo-Saxon rule Introduction of Feudal System Domesday Book Separation of clerical and lay courts The Plantagenet Dinasty Henry II (1154-1189) He was the first king to combine the French and the English Crowns Reduced Barons' power Royal Justice Developed … Continue reading OUTLINES – THE MIDDLE AGES
The Norman and the Plantagenet’s Dynasties William I was succeeded on the throne, first by his son William II (1087-1100), and later by his son Henry I (1100-1135). They both ensured political stability and thus economic prosperity to England. Henry I wanted his daughter Matilda to succeed him at his death, but some barons disagreed with this … Continue reading THE MIDDLE AGES part 2
Political stability brought about economic prosperity and cultural growth and beauty. The development of Britain thanks to long-term changes and deep insight of its rulers.
The development of a nation.
Timeline 8000 BC 2500 BC 700 BC 55 BC 43-47 AD 122-126 AD 409 AD The Iberians Stonehenge Celtic invasion Julius Caesar invaded Britain Roman Conquest under Claudius Hadrian’s Wall Roman departure From 12000 to 2000 BC - From Stone Age to the Celts The pre-historic development of Britain is characterised by a number of … Continue reading FROM THE BEGINNING TO THE ROMAN EMPIRE