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1

When do the Viking Raiders make regular hit and run attacks?

750

2

When is the Battle of Edington - Viking's agree to stay out of Wessex?

878

3

When does Guthrum (Leader of Danes) attack?

878

4

When does Athelstan (Alfred's Grandson) capture York?

927

5

When is the Battle of Maldon?

991

6

What is the Battle of Maldon?

Viking Army Defeats Aethelred 'The Unready'

7

What happens in 1066?

Edward the Confessor dies
Battle of Stamford Bridge
Battle of Hastings
William Duke of Normandy becomes King

8

When was the Harrying of the North?

1069

9

What happened between 1067-1075?

Revolts against Normans

10

What happened in 1135?

Stephen becomes King - Anarchy and Civil War with Matilda

11

When was the Battle of Lincoln?

1141

12

What was the Battle of Lincoln?

Battle between King Stephen of England and Matilda's supporters
Stephen was captured and imprisoned

13

When did John become King?

1199
Tries to continue wars but loses, fights with Barons

14

When was the Magna Carta signed?

1215

15

When did Edward I become the King?

1272

16

When did the conquest of Wales begin?

1276

17

When was the Invasion of Scotland?

1290

18

When was the Hundred Years War from and to?

1337 - 1453

19

When was the Wars of the Roses from and to?

1455 - 1485