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British Literature Timeline
Transcript of British Literature Timeline
British Literature Timeline
It was originally a oral story, but it was transcribed around 725.
Merchant of Venice
It was written sometime between 1596 and 1597.
It was written in 1817.
It was written in 1847.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
It was written in 1886.
Hound of the Baskervilles
It was written in 1902.
Lord of the Flies
It was written in 1954.
Pfordresher, John, Gladys V. Veidemanis, and Helen McDonnell. England in
Literature. Glenview: Foresman and Company, 1989. Print.
Monarch from 1837 to 1901
George III (1738-1820)
Monarch from 1760 to1820
Monarch from 1820 to 1830
It was written in 1606.
The Age of Reason
A Morbid Taste for Bones
It was written in 1977.
The Crystal Cave
It was written in 1970.
World War I
September 5, 1939
In the Trenches
Monarch from 1327 to 1377
Monarch from 1377 to 1399
Monarch from 1399 to 1413
The Canterbury Tales
It was never completed by Geoffrey Chaucer, but he wrote up untill his death in 1400
He was born in about 1340, and he died in 1400.
He was born in 1564, and he died in 1616.
Monarch from 1558 to 1603
Monarch from 1603 to 1625
Some time between 625 and 660.
A ship was buried in with treasure, most likely to honor the King.
Ship burial of Sutton Hoo
Battle of Edington
In about 878, King Alfred the Great defeated the Danes.
The Battle of Hastings
The Hundred Years War
From 1337 to 1453
Series of battles between France and England, all of which were faught in France.
France claimed victory by clearing out the English in 1453
English Civil War
War between those who favored King Charles and those who favored Long Parliment.
She was born in 1797, and died in 1851.
She was born in 1816, and she died in 1854.
Robert Louis Stevenson
He was born in 1850, and he died in 1894
She was born in 1913, and she died in 1995
She was born in 1916 , and she died in 2014
He was born in 1911 , and he died in 1993
Monarch from 1910 to 1936
Monarch in 1936
Monarch from 1936 to 1952
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
He was born in 1859, and he died in 1930
The Great Exhibition
It was an exhibition of manufactured products
Queen Victoria becomes Empress of India in 1877
A Modest Proposal
It was written 1729
He was born in 1667, and he died in 1745
Monarch from 1660 to 1685
Monarch from 1685 to 1688
Monarch from 1689 to 1702
Monarch from 1689 to 1694
Monarch from 1702 to 1714
Monarch from 1714 to 1727
Monarch from 1727 to 1760
Fire of London
Started in a bakery
Scotland joind parliments
England in 1819
It was written in 1819
Percy Bysshe Shelly was born in 1792, and he died in 1822
The World is Too Much with Us
It was written in 1807
William Wordworth wasborn in 1770 , and he died in 1850.
The Victorian Era
Obolishment of Slave Trade in England
The Battle of Waterloo
Last Napoleon battle between France and Britain
Monarch from 1830 to 1837
The Church of England was established in 1534