Roman Britain 55 BCE – 410 CE

Roman BritainThis timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in Roman Britain 55B CE – 410 CE

Please note: we have chosen to use BCE (Before Common Era) rather than BC (Before Christ) and CE (Common Era) rather than AD (Anno Domini)

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The Black Death 1346 – 1353

Black DeathThis timeline is a chronology of the spread of the Black Death that reached Europe in the mid 14th century killing around 50 million people – possibly as many as two thirds of the population.

It was originally thought that the disease was spread by black rats, but due to the rate of spread and the lack of evidence of large numbers of rat corpses (Bubonic plague kills rats), it is now thought that the bacillus that caused the disease was airborne; spread by the victims themselves.

See also: The Great Plague of London 1665 and Outbreaks of Plague 430 BCE to Present Day

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Charles Brandon Duke of Suffolk 1484 – 1585

Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk


Father – William Brandon
Mother – Elizabeth Bruyn
Spouses – Margaret Neville, Anne Browne, Mary Tudor, Catherine Willoughby
Children – by Anne Browne – Anne, Mary; by Mary Tudor – Henry, Frances, Eleanor, Henry; by Catherine Willoughby – Henry, Charles


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