Norman Conquest 1064 – 1077

This timeline details the main events of the Norman Conquest of England from 1064 – 1077 1064 (during) Harold Godwinson had departed England on a ship from Bosham. It is thought that he may have been sailing to Normandy to negotiate the release of his brother Wulfnoth and nephew Hakon who were being held prisoner … Read more

English Civil War Causes and Events 1625 – 1649

This timeline details the main causes and events of the seventeenth century conflict known as the English Civil War or the English Revolution 1625 – 1649 See also: King Charles I  Oliver Cromwell Background Causes of the English Civil War 1625 (13th June) King Charles I married Henrietta Maria, the daughter of Henry IV of … 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

Catherine of Aragon 1485 – 1536

Born – 16th December 1485 Died – 7th January 1536 Royal House – Trastamara Father – King Ferdinand of Aragon (1452 – 1516) Mother – Queen Isabella of Castile (1451 – 1504) Spouse – Arthur Tudor (m. 1501), King Henry VIII (m. 1509) Children – Henry (1511), Mary (1516 – 1558) Queen Consort – 1509 … Read more

Winston Churchill 1874 – 1965

Born – 30th November 1874 Died – 24th January 1965 Father – Lord Randolph Churchill (1849 – 1895) Mother – Jannie Jerome (1854 – 1921) Spouse – m. 1908 – Clementine Hozier (1885 – 1977) Children – Diana (1909 – 1963); Randolph (1911 – 1968); Sarah (1914 – 1982); Marigold (1918 – 1921); Mary (1922 … Read more

King Canute the Great of England, Denmark and Norway 995 – 1035

Born – 995 Died – 12th November 1035 Father – King Sweyn Forkbeard (960 – 1014) Mother – Gunhilda (d. 1014) Spouses – m. 1013 – Aelfgifu of Northampton (b. 990); m. 1017 – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Children – by Aelfgifu – Sweyn (1015 – 1037), King Harold I (1016 – 1040), … Read more

Royal Consorts of England and Britain 940 – Present

This timeline details all Royal Consorts of England and Britain from 940 to present day The majority of royal consorts have been Queen consorts and are the wife of the reigning king. To date there have been five married Queens. Of these, Mary I gave her husband the title King consort but he lost the … Read more

Clarice Orsini 1450 – 1488

Born – c.1450 Died – 30th July 1488 Father – Iacopo Orsini Mother – Maddalena Orsini Spouse – Lorenzo de Medici (1449 – 1492) Children – Lucrezia (1470 – 1553), un-named twins (1471), Piero the Unfortunate (1472 – 1503), Maddalena (1473 – 1528), Contessina Beatrice (1474), Giovanni (1475 – 1521), Luisa (1477 – 1488), Contessina … Read more

Contessina de Bardi 1390 – 1473

Born – 27th September 1390 Died – October 1473 Father – Alessandro di Sozzo de’Bardi Mother – Cammilla Pannocchieschi Spouse – Cosimo de Medici (1389 – 1464) Children – Piero (1416 – 1469), Giovanni (1421 – 1463) 1390 (27th September) Contessina de Bardi was born to Alessandro di Sozzo de’Bardi and Cammilla Pannocchieschi in Florence. … Read more

Amendments to the United States Constitution 1791 – Present

 This timeline details the 27 Amendments to the United States Constitution Following the American War of Independence, George Washington stressed the importance of a Constitution to set out the terms of government. The document, which consists of seven articles, was ratified in 1788 and came into effect on 4th March 1789. It established the mechanics … Read more

The California Gold Rush 1842 – 1884

This timeline details the events of the California Gold Rush 1842 – 1884 1842 (9th March) Francisco Lopez found gold in Santa Clarita, California. California was part of Mexico at the time. 1843 (during) Francisco Lopez found more gold in San Feliciano Canyon, California. The find was not publicised. 1846 (during) Francisco Lopez and other … Read more

Tour de France 1903 – Present

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the Tour de France cycling race The winner of the Tour de France is the cyclist that completes the course in the quickest time. However from 1906 to 1912 the winner was decided by points for placings each day. NB: Stages represents the final destination for each day. … Read more

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge 2015 – Present

Born – 2nd May 2015 Father – Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (b. 1982) Mother – Catherine Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge (b. 1982) Siblings – George (b. 2013) , Louis (b. 2018)  2015 (2nd May) Princess Charlotte was born to Prince William and Catherine nee Middleton, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Lindo Wing … Read more

Carry On Movies 1958 – 1992

A timeline of Carry On Movies 1958 – 1992 31st August 1958 Carry On Sergeant Running Time: 84 mins 5th March 1959 Carry On Nurse Running Time: 86 mins 3rd September 1959 Carry On Teacher Running Time: 97 mins 25th February 1960 Carry On Constable Running Time: 86 mins 23rd March 1961 Carry On Regardless … Read more

American Civil Rights Movement 1865 – 1968

 This timeline details the main events of the American Civil Rights Movement 1865 (31st January) 13th Amendment This amendment to the United States Constitution which abolished slavery was passed by Congress. It was ratified by the House on 6th December 1865.  However, particularly in the southern states, black Americans were still subject to discrimination by … Read more

Agatha Christie Novels and Short Stories 1921 – 1997

A timeline of Agatha Christie novels, short stories and poetry in order of publication 1920 (October) The Mysterious Affair at Styles Hercule Poirot novel. 1922 (January) The Secret Adversary Tommy and Tuppence novel. 1923 (May) The Murder on the Links Hercule Poirot novel. 1924 (March) Poirot Investigates Hercule Poirot collection of short stories 1924 (22nd … Read more

Martin Luther King 1929 – 1968

Born – 15th January 1929 Died – 4th April 1968 – assassinated Father – Rev Michael King (1899 – 1984) Mother – Alberta Williams (1904 – 1974) Spouse – m. 1953 – Coretta Scott (1927 – 2006) Children – Yolanda (1955 – 2007), Martin (b. 1957), Dexter (b. 1961), Bernice (b. 1963) Known to History … Read more

Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1489 – 1556

Born – 2nd July 1489 Died – 21st March 1556 (executed) Father – Thomas Cranmer (d. 1501) Mother – Agnes Hatfield  Spouses – m. 1515 – Joan (d.1516), m. 1532 – Margarete Hetzel (d. 1571) Children – Margaret (b. 1536), Thomas (b. 1538) Archbishop of Canterbury – 1533 – 1555 Preceded by – William Warham … Read more

Malcolm Canmore King of Scotland 1031 – 1093

Born – 26th March 1031 Died – 13th November 1093 Father – Duncan I, King of Scotland (1001 – 1040) Mother – Suthen Spouses – m. 1059 – Ingibiorg Finnsdottir (d. c1069), m. 1070 – Margaret of Scotland (1045 – 1093) Children – by Ingibiorg – Duncan II of Scotland (1060 – 1094), Donald (1061 … Read more

Prince Charles, Duke of Cornwall 1948 – Present

Born – 14th November 1948 Father – Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (b.1921) Mother – Queen Elizabeth II (b.1926) Spouses – Diana Spencer (1961 – 1997), Camilla Parker-Bowles (b.1947) Children – by Diana – William (b.1982), Harry (b.1984) Prince of Wales – 1969 – Present Predecessor – Prince Edward – 1910 – 1936 1948 (14th … Read more

Cosimo de Medici 1389 – 1464

Born – 27th September 1389 Died – 1st August 1464 Father – Giovanni di Bicci de Medici (1360 – 1429) Mother – Piccarda Bueri (1368-1433) Spouse – Contessina de Bardi (1390 – 1473) Children – by Contessina – Piero (1416 – 1469), Giovanni (1421 – 1463), illegitimate – Carlo (1430 – 1492) Lord of Florence … Read more

Catherine the Great 1729 – 1796

Born – 2nd May 1729 Died – 16th November 1796 Father – Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1690 – 1747) Mother – Princess Johanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp (1712 – 1760) Spouse – m. 1745 – Tsar Peter III of Russia (1728 – 1762) Children – by Peter III – Paul I of Russia (1754 – … Read more