The Peasant’s Revolt Causes and Events 1348 – 1381

This timeline is a chronology of  the causes and events of the Peasant’s Revolt Causes 1348 (June) The Black Death This deadly form of plague reached England.   1349 (during) Ordinance of Labourers The Black Death had killed around a third of the population. This meant that there were food shortages as there was a … Read more The Peasant’s Revolt Causes and Events 1348 – 1381

The Irish Rebellion of 1798 Causes and Events

This timeline is a chronology of the causes and events of the Irish Rebellion of 1798. Causes of the Irish Rebellion 1695 – 1728 Penal Laws These were a series of laws that placed restrictions on Catholics in Ireland. Catholics were not allowed to: buy land; carry weapons; vote in elections; serve as members of … Read more The Irish Rebellion of 1798 Causes and Events

Rod Stewart 1945 – Present

Rod Stewart

Father – Robert Joseph Stewart
Mother – Elsie Rebecca Gilbart
Spouses – Alana Collins-Hamilton, Rachel Hunter, Penny Lancaster
Children – Sarah Streeter (adopted); Kimberly Alana, Sean Roderick (by Alana); Ruby (by Kelly Emberg); Renee Cecili, Liam McAlister (by Rachel Hunter); Alastair Wallace, Aiden Patrick (by Penny Lancaster)

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Robert Dudley Earl of Leicester 1532 – 1588

Born – 24th June 1532 Died – 4th September 1588 Father – John Dudley (1504 – 1553) Mother – Jane Guildford (1508 – 1555) Spouses – m. 1550 – Amy Robsart (1532 – 1560); m. 1578 – Lettice Knollys (1543 – 1634) Children – by Lettice Knollys – Robert Dudley (1581 – 1584) Known to … Read more Robert Dudley Earl of Leicester 1532 – 1588

1917 Russian Revolution Causes and Events

This timeline is a chronology of the causes and main events of the 1917 Russian Revolution. NB. The dates used are those of the Julian Calendar, which was in use in Russia at the time of the Russian Revolution. See also: Tsarist Russia 1855 – 1922 Vladimir Lenin 1870 – 1924 Causes 1905 (16th January) … Read more 1917 Russian Revolution Causes and Events

Robert (Bobby) Kennedy 1925 – 1968

Born – 20th November 1925 Died – 6th June 1968 Father – Joseph Kennedy (1888 – 1969) Mother – Rose Fitzgerald (1890 – 1995) Spouse – m. 1950 – Ethel Skakel (b. 1928) Children – Kathleen (b. 1951), Joseph (b. 1952), Robert Jr (b. 1954), David (1955 – 1984), Courtney (b. 1956), Michael (1958 – … Read more Robert (Bobby) Kennedy 1925 – 1968

Robert Falcon Scott 1868 – 1912

Born – 6th June 1868 Died – 29th March 1912 Father – John Edward Scott  Mother – Hannah Cuming Spouse – m. 1908 – Kathleen Bruce (1878 – 1947) Children – Peter (1909 – 1989) Known to History – Polar explorer   1868 (6th June) Robert Falcon Scott was born to John Edward Scott, a … Read more Robert Falcon Scott 1868 – 1912

Hungarian Revolution 1956

 This timeline details the main events of the Hungarian Revolution, also known as the Hungarian Uprising of 1956 See Also: International Relations: The Cold War 1945 – 1991 Long Term Causes 1940 (20th November) Tripartite Pact Hungary signed this Pact and joined the Axis Powers in World War Two. 1944 (early) Hungarian Prime Minister, Miklos … Read more Hungarian Revolution 1956

Reading and Leeds Festival Headline Acts 1961 – Present Day

This timeline is a chronology of headline acts at Reading and Leeds festival held over August Bank Holiday weekend from 1961 to Present Day 1961 National Jazz Festival – Richmond Saturday 26th August – Alvin Roy’s Saratoga Jazz Band Sunday 27th August – Alex Welsh and His Band 1962 National Jazz Festival – Richmond Saturday … Read more Reading and Leeds Festival Headline Acts 1961 – Present Day

Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York 1473 – 1483

Born – 17th August 1473 Died – not known – last seen alive August 1483 Father – King Edward IV (1442 – 1483) Mother – Elizabeth Woodville (1437 – 1492) Siblings – King Edward V (1470 – c1483), Elizabeth of York (1466 – 1503), Mary (1467 – 1482), Cecily (1469 – 1507), Margaret (1472), Anne … Read more Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York 1473 – 1483

1905 Russian Revolution Causes and Events 1861 – 1906

This timeline is a chronology of the causes and main events of the 1905 Revolution in Russia. See also: 1917 Russian Revolution Tsarist Russia 1855 – 1922 Tsar Nicholas II 1868 – 1918 Long Term Causes 1861 (3rd March) Serfdom was abolished when Tsar Alexander II signed the Emancipation of the Serfs Decree bringing serfdom … Read more 1905 Russian Revolution Causes and Events 1861 – 1906

Richard Cromwell 1626 – 1712

Richard Cromwell

Born – 4th October 1626
Died – 12th July 1712
Father – Oliver Cromwell
Mother – Elizabeth Bourchier
Spouse – Dorothy Maijor
Children – Elizabeth, Anne, Mary, Oliver, Dorothy, Anna, Dorothy, Edith
Lord Protector of England and Scotland – 1658 – 1660
Predecessor – Interregnum – Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector – 1649 – 1658
Successor – Charles II – 1660 – 1685

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Wars of the Roses Causes and Events 1265 – 1486

This timeline details the main causes and events of the Wars of the Roses including the origins of the red rose of Lancaster and the white rose of York. CAUSES 1265 (August) Edmund, second son of King Henry III, was created 1st Earl of Lancaster. He chose a red rose as his emblem. Although it … Read more Wars of the Roses Causes and Events 1265 – 1486

King Richard III of England 1452 – 1485

Richard IIIFather – Richard Duke of York
Mother – Cecily Neville
Spouse – Anne Neville
Children – Edward
King of England – 1483 – 1485
Predecessor – Edward V – 1483
Successor – Henry VII – 1485 – 1509

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King Richard II of England 1367 – 1400

Richard IIFather – Edward the Black Prince
Mother – Joan of Kent
Spouse – Anne of Bohemia, Isabella of Valois
Children – No children
King of England – 1377 – 1399
Predecessor – Edward III – 1327 – 1377
Successor – Henry IV – 1399 – 1413

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Game of Thrones – Renly Baratheon

Renly BaratheonFather – Steffon Baratheon
Mother – Cassana Baratheon
Spouse – Margaery Tyrell
Children – none

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in the life of the fictitious character Renly Baratheon as shown in the TV series Game of Thrones Season 1 and 2

See Also: History of Westeros Timeline

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European Migrant Crisis 2011 – Present Day

This timeline details the main events in the European Migrant Crisis, sometimes called Refugee Crisis from 2011 to present day. The Migrant Crisis began following the Arab Spring and the outbreak of civil war in Syria when thousands of people left their homes to escape the war. As conditions worsened people began to try to … Read more European Migrant Crisis 2011 – Present Day

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) 55 BCE (26th – 31st August) Julius Caesar’s first invasion Julius Caesar … Read more Roman Britain 55 BCE – 410 CE

The Reformation 1517 – 1648

This timeline details the main events of the Reformation and Counter Reformation in Europe 1517 – 1648 1516 (March) Erasmus published new Greek and Latin versions of the New Testament. 1517 (Autumn) Martin Luther was annoyed that a Dominican friar, Johann Tetzel, was preaching that the purchase of an indulgence would forgive sins. 1517 (31st … Read more The Reformation 1517 – 1648

King Richard I (The Lionheart) of England 1157 – 1199

King Richard I Timeline

Father – Henry II
Mother – Eleanor of Aquitaine
Spouse – Berengaria of Navarre
Children – No children
King of England – 1189 – 1199
Predecessor – Henry II – 1154 – 1189
Successor – John – 1199 – 1216

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