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British Literature Timeline

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World War II
1939-1945
British Literature Timeline
700
750
Beowulf
It was originally a oral story, but it was transcribed around 725.
1500
1550
1600
1650
1700
1750
1800
1850
1900
1950
2000
Merchant of Venice
It was written sometime between 1596 and 1597.
Frankenstein
It was written in 1817.
Jane Eyre
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.
http://loki.stockton.edu/~kinsellt/projects/victoriannovels/storyReader$11.html
http://www.lonestar.edu/library/kin_Frankenstein.htm
http://www.folger.edu/template.cfm?cid=884
http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/Guides2/Golding.html
http://www.penguinreaders.com/pdf/downloads/pr/teachers-notes/9781405879934.pdf
https://faculty.unlv.edu/kirschen/handouts/victorian.html
http://ehistory.osu.edu/osu/archive/hundredyearswar.cfm
http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/bronte/cbronte/brontbio.html
http://people.brandeis.edu/~teuber/stevensonbio.html
http://www.royal.gov.uk/HistoryoftheMonarchy/KingsandQueensoftheUnitedKingdom/TheHanoverians/Victoria.aspx
http://www.london-fire.gov.uk/greatfirefullstory.asp
Pfordresher, John, Gladys V. Veidemanis, and Helen McDonnell. England in
Literature. Glenview: Foresman and Company, 1989. Print.
Queen Victoria
Monarch from 1837 to 1901
George III (1738-1820)
Monarch from 1760 to1820








George IV
Monarch from 1820 to 1830







Anglo-Saxon
450-1066
Macbeth
It was written in 1606.
1450
1400
The Age of Reason
1660-1780
The Renaissance
1500-1660
Modern
1915-
A Morbid Taste for Bones
It was written in 1977.
The Crystal Cave
It was written in 1970.
Manchester, UK
World War I
1914-1918
September 5, 1939
In the Trenches
Edward III
Monarch from 1327 to 1377
Richard II
Monarch from 1377 to 1399
Richard II
Henry IV
Monarch from 1399 to 1413
The Canterbury Tales
It was never completed by Geoffrey Chaucer, but he wrote up untill his death in 1400
Geoffrey Chaucer
He was born in about 1340, and he died in 1400.
William Shakespeare
He was born in 1564, and he died in 1616.
Elizabeth I
Monarch from 1558 to 1603
James I
Monarch from 1603 to 1625
650
600
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.
800
The Battle of Hastings
1066
Medieval Period
1066-1500
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
1642-1651
War between those who favored King Charles and those who favored Long Parliment.
Mary Shelly
She was born in 1797, and died in 1851.
Charlotte Brontë
She was born in 1816, and she died in 1854.
Robert Louis Stevenson
He was born in 1850, and he died in 1894
Ellis Peter
She was born in 1913, and she died in 1995
Mary Stewart
She was born in 1916 , and she died in 2014
William Golding
He was born in 1911 , and he died in 1993
George V
Monarch from 1910 to 1936
Edward VIII
Monarch in 1936
George VI
Monarch from 1936 to 1952
Elizabeth II
Monarch 1936-present
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
He was born in 1859, and he died in 1930
The Great Exhibition
1951
It was an exhibition of manufactured products
Queen Victoria becomes Empress of India in 1877
A Modest Proposal
It was written 1729
Johnathan Swift
He was born in 1667, and he died in 1745
Charles II
Monarch from 1660 to 1685
James II
Monarch from 1685 to 1688
William III
Monarch from 1689 to 1702
Mary II
Monarch from 1689 to 1694
Anne
Monarch from 1702 to 1714
George I
Monarch from 1714 to 1727
George II
Monarch from 1727 to 1760
The Great
Fire of London
1666
Started in a bakery
England and
Scotland joind parliments
1707
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
1837-1901
Obolishment of Slave Trade in England
1807
The Battle of Waterloo
1815
Last Napoleon battle between France and Britain
The Romantics
1780-1830
William IV
Monarch from 1830 to 1837
The Church of England was established in 1534
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