Aethelflaed Lady of the Mercians 870 – 918

Born – 870 Died – 12th June 918 Father – King Alfred the Great (849 – 899) Mother – Ealhswith of Wessex (852 – 902) Married – Aethelred of Mercia (d. 911) Children – Aelfwynn (b. c.888) 870 (during) Aethelflaed was born, the eldest child of Alfred, later known as Alfred the Great, and his wife Ealhswith … Read more

US No 1 Singles 1961

This timeline details the weekly No 1 singles in the US for 1961 See also: UK No 1 Singles 1961 1961 (2nd January) Are You Lonesome Tonight? – Elvis Presley 1961 (9th January) Wonderland by Night – Bert Kaempfert 1961 (16th January) Wonderland by Night – Bert Kaempfert 1961 (23rd January) Wonderland by Night – … Read more

Hillary Rodham Clinton 1947 –

Born – 26th October 1947 Father – Hugh Rodham Mother – Dorothy Rodham Spouse – Bill Clinton Children – Chelsea First Lady of the USA – 1993 – 2001 1947 (26th October) Hillary Rodham Clinton was born Hillary Diane Rodham in Edgewater hospital Chicago to Hugh and Dorothy Rodham. The family lived at 5722 N. … Read more

Archduke Franz Ferdinand 1863 – 1914

Born – 18th December 1863 Died – 28th June 1914 (assassinated) Father – Archduke Karl Ludwig (1833 – 1896) Mother – Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two-Sicilies (1843 – 1871) Spouse – m. 1900 – Sophie Choteck von Chotkova (1868 – 1914) Children – Sophie (1901 – 1990), Maximillian (1902 – 1962), Ernst (1904 – 1954)  … Read more

Charles Dickens Novels and Short Stories

A timeline of the Novels and Short Stories of Charles Dickens February 1836 Sketches by Boz vol 1 A collection of short articles Published by John Macrone Pen portraits of – Our Parish, Scenes, Characters and Tales March 1836 The Pickwick Papers Alternative title – The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club Published in monthly … Read more

English History 980 – 989

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 980 – 989 The king of England for this period was Aethelred (the Unready) 980 (during) There were Danish Viking raids on Chester and Southampton. 981 (during) There were Danish Viking raids on Devon and Cornwall. 982 (during) There … Read more

Lewis Hamilton Life and Racing Career

Born – 7th January 1985 Father – Anthony Hamilton Mother – Carmen Larbalestier Spouse – Not married Children – No children See also: Formula One Timeline 1985 (7th January) Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton was born to Anthony Hamilton and Carmen Larbalestier in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. He was named after athlete Carl Lewis. His father was born … Read more

English History 960 – 969

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 960 – 969 The king of England for this period was Edgar, known as The Peaceful 960 (around) Edgar married Aethelflaed the Fair, daughter of Ealdorman Ordmaer of Devon. 960 (21st September) Dunstan received the pallium as Archbishop of … Read more

English History 950 – 959

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 950 – 959 The kings of England for this period were:  Eadred to 955   Eadwig 955 – 959 Edgar from 959 952 (during) Eric Bloodaxe succeeded in taking Northumbria from Olaf Sihtricson. 952 (during) King Eadred captured and … Read more

English History 940 – 949

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 940 – 949 The kings of England for this period were:  Edmund I to 946 Eadred from 946 940 (during) King Edmund I married Aelfgifu who was associated with Shaftesbury Abbey. 940 (early) The Viking Olaf III Guthfrithson, supported … Read more

English History 930 – 939

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 930 – 939 The king of England for this period was Aethelstan 931 (during) The rulers of Wales paid homage to Aethelstan at Hereford. 933 (during) Aethelstan’s half-brother, Edwin, died. 934 (May) King Aethelstan marched north to invade Scotland. … Read more

English History 920 – 929

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 920 – 929 The kings of Wessex/England for this period:  Edward the Elder until 924 Aethelstan from 924 920 (during) The Norse Vikings attacked Cheshire. 920 (during) King Edward the Elder took Manchester. 921 (during) A son Edmund was … Read more

English History 910 -919

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 910 – 919 The king of Wessex for this period was Edward the Elder 910 (5th August) Battle of Tettenhall (Wednesfield) The combined forces of Mercia and Wessex defeated the Northumbrian Vikings 911 (during) Aethelred, Ealdorman of Mercia, died. … Read more

English History 900 – 909

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 900 – 909 The king of Wessex for this period was Edward the Elder 900 (8th June) Edward the Elder, son of Alfred the Great, was crowned King of the Angles and Saxons. 900 (during) Edward’s cousin, Aethelwold, son … Read more

US No 1 Singles 1968

This timeline details the weekly No 1 singles in the US for 1968 See also: UK No 1 Singles 1968 1968 (6th January) Hello, Goodbye – The Beatles 1968 (13th January) Hello, Goodbye – The Beatles 1968 (20th January) Judy in Disguise (With Glasses) – john Fred and His Playboy Band 1968 (27th January) Judy … Read more

US No 1 Singles 1971

This timeline details the weekly US No 1 singles for 1971 See also: UK No 1 Singles 1971 1971 (2nd January) My Sweet Lord/Isn’t It a Pity – George Harrison 1971 (9th January) My Sweet Lord/Isn’t It a Pity – George Harrison 1971 (16th January) My Sweet Lord/Isn’t It a Pity – George Harrison 1971 … Read more

Alison Weir Books: Historical Fiction and Non-Fiction

A timeline of Alison Weir books – historical fiction and non-fiction – in order of publication 1989 (27th October) Britain’s Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy Non-Fiction Published by Bodley Head 1991 (during) The Six Wives of Henry VIII Non-Fiction Published by Bodley Head 1992 (during) The Princes in the Tower Non-Fiction Published by Bodley Head … Read more

US No 1 Singles 1972

This timeline details the weekly No 1 singles in the US for 1972 See also: UK No 1 Singles 1972 1972 (1st January) Brand New Key – Melanie 1972 (8th January) Brand New Key – Melanie 1972 (15th January) American Pie – Don McLean 1972 (22nd January) American Pie – Don McLean 1972 (29th January) … Read more

US No 1 Singles 1973

This timeline details the weekly No 1 singles in the US for 1973 See also: UK No 1 Singles 1973 1973 (6th January) You’re So Vain – Carly Simon 1973 (13th January) You’re So Vain – Carly Simon 1973 (20th January) You’re So Vain – Carly Simon 1973 (27th January) Superstition – Stevie Wonder 1973 … Read more

Philippa Gregory Historical Fiction and Novels

A timeline of Philippa Gregory historical novels, novels and non-fiction publication 1987 (9th April) Wideacre Book 1 – Wideacre Trilogy Set in the 18th Century 1988 (during) Princess Florizella Book 1 – Princess Florizella Series Children’s Fiction 1989 (during) The Favoured Child Book 2 – Wideacre Trilogy Set in the 18th Century 1990 (3rd May) … Read more