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Julius Caesar invaded and then Emperor Claudius in

55BC and 43AD (lolly and rim)

Boudicca Queen of the Iceni fought against Romans.


Vikings invaded

Led by sake fop (0789). King Alfred the Great did a great job of defeating the vikings.


Norman Conquest

William Duke of Normandy teased Cheshire (1066) Saxon Harold Hastily (at battle of Hastings). Bayeuxs recorded in Domesday


Middle Ages

From Norman invasion until Tudors (those tear files (1485) did unspeakable things to tears)


Kind Edward I introduces Statute of Rhuddlan

to the tune of fur (1284) ripping of the Welsh.

Huge castles, incl'ng Conwy and Caernarvon, built to maintain power (Middle Ages)


Battle of Bannockburn

Robert the Bruce was fairly brucal and the tomb tears (1314) of the Eng were plentiful.


Pale established in Dublin

By 1200


Hundred Years War in France

Battle of Agincourt

Actually lasted 116 years

Tears of teal (1415) from French as Henry V's army wins


Normans introduced land system called



Black Death

Tomb roof (1348) couldn't cover everyone who died


Magna Carta meant king had to work with Parliament and couldn't arbitrarily collect taxes

Tune of teal (1215) if the King tried to infringe this.


Official docs were being written in Eng by

And Chaucer wrote Canterbury Tales by



Printing press first brought to Eng by

William Caxton


War of the Roses between Houses of Lancaster and York

Tear lolly (1455) at the start of the war. Tear files (1485) organised in Bosworth Field. Henry Tudor killed King Richard III of York. Henry VII married Eliz of York


Henry VII son Henry VIII had 6 wives

Catherine of Aragon - birthed Bloody Mary, divorced
Anne Boleyn - birthed Elizabeth I, accused of taking lovers, executed
Jane Seymour - birthed Edward I, died in childbirth
Anne of Cleves - married for political reasons, divorced soon after
Catherine Howard - cousin of Anne Boleyn, executed
Catherine Parr - survived Henry


Wales united with Eng by Act for the Government of Wales

In Henry VIII's reign

The Acts of Union where ducks moshed and rimmed (1836-43)


Henry VIII succeeded by

Edward VI, a dedicated Protestant who had Book of Common Prayer written.


Edward VI died aged 16, succeeded by

Bloody Mary


Bloody Mary succeeded by

Elizabeth I


Elizabethan period

Teal laughs (1558) to start, then tissue sumos (1603) at the funeral. She did not ask about people's religious beliefs. Sir Franciscan Duck circumnavigated world on his Golden Hind.

Settlers began moving to N America (Columbus disco'd here with tearful bun (1492) who had drunk too much whiskey)


In Scotland, authority of pope abolished and Catholicism made illegal

Teal cheese (1560) instead of holy wafers with the transubstantiation.


Shakespeare from, famous lines

Once more unto Henry's V breaches
To be or not to be living in a quiet Hamlet


Elizabeth I succeeded by

James I. Had the bible translated into English. Tried to rule without Parl


James I succeeded by

And Eng Civil War

Charles I. Also tried to rule without Parl. Thus began Eng Civil War in tissue rain (1642): King cavaliers against round headed Parliamentarians


End of Civil War

King was defeated in Battle of Mars-tonne Moor and Nasely. Oliver Cromwell executed Charles I and they put a tissue lid (1951) over the dead


Scots disagreed with Cromwell's execution of Charles I and declared his son ___ king

Charles II. Ch led an army into Eng but was defeated at battle of Dunbar and Worcester Sauce


Cromwell ruled until death

Oh well
Irish people have. A good tissue laugh (1658) at that.


Cromwell's son Richard took over but couldn't cut it. So...

Charles II given tissued cheese (1660) to return and rule as king in the Restoration of the Monarchy



Tissues and shawl (1665) were appropriate summer wear during the plague.


Habeas Corpus

Get dressed up in a tissue and cape (1679) for your day in court, guaranteed.


Who founded the Royal Society

Charles II. Sirs Edmund Halley (Halley's comet) and Isaac Newton were members


Charles II had no children. Succeeded by

James II, his Catholic brother and tissuefile (1685)


James II defeated by

Daughter's husband William the Orange in Glorious Revolution

where only tissues five (1688) were needed for the minimal wounds

and Battle of Boyne where they used horses and a tissue bus (1690).


Bill of Rights

Tissue fops (1689) wanted there to only ever be a Protestant king forever more. Also limited monarch's power and required parliamentary elections every 3 years


Free press develops

Journalists no longer needed to avoid the dreaded tissue pills (1695) they used to run from after speaking their mind.


Laws passed after Glorious Revolution are beginning of

Constitutional Monarchy


Jews came to London

Kept their kids on tissue leashes (1656)


Huguenots arrived between

Tissue vases and duck nooses (1680 - 1720), hiding from persecution


William the Orange and Mary's child, Queen Anne had no children, creating uncertainty over succession, so

Act of Union was agreed over duck sake (1707) to create Kingdom of Great Britain - Scotland no longer independent


Queen Anne was succeeded by

First PM

German George I after a duck tear (1714) at her funeral. He was chosen by PARLIAMENT (based on powers given by Act of Union 1707)

Sir Robert Walpole, threw German-only speaking George a line from duck nudes (1721) in the rain (1742)


Rebellion of Clans

Involved scandalous duck oral (1745).

An attempt to put Stuart king on throne instead of George II. Charles Ed Stuart (Bonnie Prince Char) and Scot army was defeated at Battle of Culloden (cull all down, duck rage (1746)

Chieftains became landlords if loyal to king


Highland Clearances

Beginning in mid-to-late 18th century. Making space for large flocks of sheep and cattle


Robert Burns

Born from duck labia, died from a duck push (1759 - 1796), known as the bard. Auld Lang Syne


The Enlightenment

18th century.

David Hume (human nature), Adam Smith, James Watt (disco'd steampower)


Principal of Enlightenment

Everyone has right to own political/religious beliefs and state should not dictate them


Industrial Revolution:

18th and 19th centuries


Indus Rev: Bessemer Process

Henry Bessemer duvet leash (1856) for mass production of steel


Indus Rev: carding machine

And use of steam engine to power machinery

Richard Arkwright duck man to duck bun (1732 - 1792).


Indus Rev: transport and labour

Canals were built to link factories to towns and ports. No labour laws yet.


Indus Rev: overseas

Increased colonisation overseas. 1. Captain James Cook (cooking kangaroos) mapping coast of Australia. 2. Brit gained ctrl of Canada and East India Trading Company which was originally set up to trade. 3. Colonies in S. Africa


First Curry House opened in UK

Sake Dean Mahomet born from duck labia, covered with duvet lid on death (1759 - 1851) - Hindoostane Coffee House. Also intro'd shampooing (daily) with his Irish wife Jane Daly


Slave Trade abolition

Duvet sake (1807) for prior owners on the day it became illegal to trade slaves in British ports or ships.

Duvet meme (1833) then spread throughout British Empire with Emancipation Act.

2m Chinese and Indian workers replaced slaves.


By 1760s Britain wanted to tax British colonies in N America. But

13 American colonies declared their independence in 1776.

But this was only recognised when the British ducks finally left leaving duck foam (1883) in their wake


French Revolution

1789. French promptly declared war on Britain - the French Wars. Two battles...


Battle of Waterloo (of French Wars)

Napoleon lay in duvet in teal (1815) loo water, a sore loser. This ended French Wars


Battle of Trafalgar (French Wars)

French an dSpanish had duvet sails (1805) which led to their inevitable defeat by British


Act of Union, take two

1800. Ireland unified with Eng, Scot and Wales.

Union Jack:
Red Cross on white background is cross of St George.
Diagonal White cross on blue ground is cross of St Andrew.
Diagonal Red Cross on white ground is St Patrick


Victorian Age

Dove wore macs (1837) of modesty form until a tape of soot was played at Victoria's funeral and they shook those macs off.

Middle classes swelled


British Empire in Vic Age

Estimated to be 400m people. Covered India, Australia and large parts of S. Africa


Corn Laws

Doves raged (1846) at having to pay so much to import grain


Women and children at work in Vic Age

The dove rook (1847) was peaceful and wise, and limited work to 10 hours a day


Vic Era: Expansion of railway

I, Sam the Bard, constructed the railway throughout the Kingdom to get to the Bru(de)nel - fed from duck sache on birth and kept on leash in final days


Great Exhibition

Duvet lid (1851) lifted from ridiculous looking concrete dinosaurs in Crystal Palace, Hyde Park


Crimean War

Dove lime on leash (1853-56) cried bitterly over war, as did the turkeys and frogs. They were all fighting against Russians.

It was the FIRST WAR to be extensively covered by media

Victoria Cross introduced during this war


Florence Nightingale

Born in Italy through a dove noose (1820) to Eng parents. On death they played the tape tease (1910)

She played the dove lyre (1854) in Turkish military hospitals in Crimean War

Reduced mortality. Nurse training school, London, dove cheese (1860) is the magical cure-all


Famine in Ireland

1840-50. 1m people died, 1.5m left Ireland


Reform Act

Duvet men (1832) were now allowed to vote. Was still based land ownership. Universal suffrage still had not come.


Acts of Parliament 1870 and 82

Duvet goose (1870) with fin (82) arrives to tell wives they can keep own earnings and property


Emmeline Pankhurst
born, set up league and union

Duvet laugh (1858) to tape envy (1928).

Set up Women's Franchise League 100 years before I was born.

Helped found Women's Social and Political Union when I was 4 minus 100


Women over 30 given right to vote

Women could vote at 21, the same age as men




Boer War

Duvet pip (1899) grew into an entire war. The final tape of sun (1902) in the African British Empire was made as the empire was wound down.


Rudyard Kipling

His mother took shade under a duvet shawl (1865) while she gave birth to him on a hot day in India. Won Nobel Prize for Literature for writing a review about taped sake.


Stone Age

First people arrived to live in Britain which was connected to continent until 10k years ago

First farmers: 6k years ago. They built Stonehenge in Wiltshire, Skara Brae on Orkney off coast of Scot


Bronze Age

4k years ago. Lived in roundhouses, buried in round barrows


Iron Age

Maiden Castle hill fort in Dorset.

People spoke Celtic language, first coins minted.

Beginning of British history.

Celts spoke with Minty Coins for tongues about the start of History and fair Maidens.


First Christian communities

3rd and 4th centuries


Romans left

then others invaded

AD 410

Then Jutes, Angles, Saxons invaded. Their lang is basis of modern English.



Established by 600AD.

King Sutton Hoo buried in a ship with treasure and armour in Suffolk.

Hoo was it that Suffered in the Ship?


Christian missionaries

St Patrick. St Augustine came from Rome, then became first Archbishop of Canterbury.


Buildings of Middle Ages

Castles built for defence: Windsor and Edinburgh castles.Conwy and Caernarvon to maintain power in Wales. Lincoln CATHEDRAL. York Minster CATHEDRAL has famous stained glass windows.


Great Fire of London

1666, the hotline for hell