122 to 138 Hadrian’s Wall was built by Romans to keep out Scottish tribes
1066 Battle of Hastings: William the Conqueror invaded England
1337 to 1453 The Hundred Years’ War between England and France
1665-1666 The Great Plague and the Great fire of London defaced the city
1801 The Act of Union united Great Britain and Ireland as the United Kingdom
1837 Queen Victoria succeeded to the throne
1928 Women were entitled to vote
1952 Queen Elisabeth II succeeded to the throne
1973 Britain entered the European Community
1990 Britain wasn’t an island no more, the Channel Tunnel teams met in the middle
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