Roman Britain 55 BCE – 410 CE

This 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) Contents Julius Caesar’s Invasions Roman Invasion 43 CE Caratacus’ Rebellion Boudicca’s Rebellion … Read more

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon Queen Mother 1900 – 2002

Born – 4th August 1900 Died – 30th March 2002 Father – Claude Bowes-Lyon (1855 – 1944) Mother – Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862 – 1938) Spouse – m. 1923 – King George VI Children – Queen Elizabeth II (b. 1926), Margaret (1930 – 2002) Queen Consort of the United Kingdom – 1936 – 1952 1900 (4th … Read more

Britain 1930 – 1997

This timeline details the main political events in British History 1920 – 1997 – and is linked to the OCR A-Level topic Britain 1930 – 1997 and the Edexcel A-Level topic Britain 1918 – 1997 1920s 1920 (March) Irish War of Independence Foreign Secretary, Winston Churchill, authorised a force of predominantly ex-soldiers, the Black and … Read more

Bob Dylan 1941 – Present

Born – 24th May 1941 Died – 4th October 1471 Father – Abram Zimmerman (1911 – 1968) Mother – Beatrice Stone (1915 – 2000) Spouses – m. 1965, div. 1977 – Sara Lownds (b. 1939); m. 1986 div. 1992 – Carolyn Dennis (b. 1954) Children – by Sara – Jesse (b. 1966), Anna (b. 1967), … Read more

Battle Abbey 1066 – Present

This timeline is a chronology of Battle Abbey in East Sussex, UK. William of Normandy ordered the abbey to be built on the site of the Battle of Hastings The completed abbey consisted of the Dorter (sleeping area), Reredorter (toilet area), Gatehouse (entrance), Cloister (covered walkway), Refectory (eating area and kitchens) and Abbey church. 1066 … Read more

Brian Epstein 1934 – 1967

Born – 19th September 1934 Died – 27th August 1967 Father – Harry Epstein Mother – Malka (Queenie) Epstein Spouse – None Children – None Known to History – Manager of The Beatles, Cilla Black, Gerry and the Pacemakers 1934 (19th September) Brian Samuel Epstein was born to Harry and Malka (known as Queenie) Epstein … Read more

Boris Johnson 1964 – Present

Born – 19th June 1964 Father – Stanley Johnson (1940 – ) Mother – Charlotte Fawcett (1942 – ) Partners – 1. Allegra Mostyn-Owen (m. 1987), 2. Marina Wheeler (m. 1993), 3. Carrie Symonds (m. 2021) Children – by Marina Wheeler – Lara Lettice (b. 1993), Milo Arthur (b. 1995), Cassia Peaches (b. 1997); by … Read more

Bay of Pigs Invasion 1961 Causes and Events

 This timeline details the Causes and Events of the Bay of Pigs Invasion of Cuba Long Term Causes 1868 (10th October) Ten Years’ War Cuba had been under control of Spain since it was discovered by the Spanish in 1492. Rich in sugar plantations, the land was exploited by the Spanish. Cuban nationals now demanded … Read more

Brit Award Winners 1977 – Present

This timeline details the yearly Brit Award Winners 18th October 1977  Wembley Conference Centre, London Host – Michael Aspel Brit Award Winners: British Album of the Year – Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles British Singles of the Year – Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen and A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol … Read more

David Bowie 1947 – 2016

Born – 8th January 1947 Died – 10th January 2016 Father – Haywood Stenton (John) Jones (1912 – 1969) Mother – Margaret Mary (Peggy) Burns (1913 – 2001) Spouses – m. 1970, div. 1980 – Angie Barnett (b. 1949), m. 1992 – Iman Abdulmajid (b. 1955) Children – by Angie – Duncan Zowie (b. 1971); … Read more

Justin Bieber 1994 – Present

Born – 1st March 1994 Father – Jeremy Bieber Mother – Pattie Mallette (b. 1975) Spouse – m. 2018 – Hailey Baldwin (b. 1996) Children – none   1994 (1st March) Justin Bieber was born Justin Drew Bieber to Pattie Mallette and Jeremy Bieber in London, Ontario, Canada. Justin’s parents were not married and they … Read more

Charles Brandon Duke of Suffolk 1484 – 1585

Born – c 1485 Died – 22nd August 1545 Father – William Brandon (1456 – 1485) Mother – Elizabeth Bruyn (d. 1494) Spouses – m. c.1505, anul 1507 – Margaret Neville (b. 1466); m. 1508 – Anne Browne (d. 1510); m. 1515 – Mary Tudor (1496 – 1533); m. 1533 – Catherine Willoughby (1519 – … Read more

Billie Eilish 2001 – Present Day

Born – 18th December 2001 Father – Patrick O’Connell Mother – Maggie Baird Spouse – none Children – none 2001 (18th December) Billie Eilish was born Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell to Patrick O’Connell and Maggie Baird in Los Angeles, California. She was the couple’s second child, her brother Finneas was born in 1997. 2005 … Read more

Thomas Boleyn Earl of Wiltshire 1477 – 1539

Born – c.1477 Died – 12th March 1539 Father – William Boleyn (1451 – 1505) Mother – Margaret Butler (1454 – 1539) Spouse – m.1498 – Elizabeth Howard (1480 – 1538) Children – Mary (1499 – 1543), Anne (1501 – 1536), George (1504 – 1536) Known to History – Father of Anne Boleyn 1477 (around) … Read more

Nikolai Bukharin 1888 – 1938

Born – 27th September 1888 Died – 15th March 1938 – executed Father – Ivan Gavrilovich Bukharin Mother – Liubov Ivanovna Bukharin Spouses – Esfir Gurvich; m. 1934 – Anna Larina (1914 – 1996) Children –  by Esfir – Svetlana (1922 -2003); by Anna Larina – Yuri Larin (b. 1936)  Known to History – Bolshevik revolutionary … Read more

Brexit Key Events 2013 –

This timeline shows the key events in Brexit – the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. 2013 (23rd January) Prime Minister David Cameron made a speech promising the people of the United Kingdom a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union if his Conservative Party won the next General Election. 2015 … Read more

Catherine of Braganza 1638 – 1705

Born – 25th November 1638 Died – 31st December 1705 Father – King John IV of Portugal (1604 – 1656) Mother – Luisa de Guzman (1613 – 1666) Spouse – King Charles II (1630 – 1685) Children – None Queen Consort of Great Britain 1662 – 1685 Preceded by – Henrietta Maria – 1625 – … Read more

Anne Boleyn c1501 – 1536

Born – c1501 Died – 19th May 1536 (executed) Father – Thomas Boleyn (1477 – 1539) Mother – Elizabeth Howard (1480 – 1538) Spouse – m. 1533 – King Henry VIII (1491 – 1547) Children – Queen Elizabeth I (1533 – 1601) Queen Consort of England 1533 – 1536 Preceded by – Catherine of Aragon … Read more