Introduction of the art of printing. Caxton reading the first proof sheet from his printing press in the Almonry, Westminster Abbey, March 1474
The Mayflower was a sailing vessel, with the so-called Pilgrim Fathers, many of whom were from central England, set out for America to lead a new life there.
Court life under the Plantagenets. Reign of Henry the Second.
Jack Cade and his insurrection. Jack Cade, assuming the name John Mortimer; (died July 12, 1450 in Heathfield, East Sussex) was an English rebel against the policies of Henry VI, which… Read More
Mary Stuart 1542-1587 born as Mary Stewart, was on 14 December 1542 to the July 24, 1567 as Mary I Queen of Scotland and through her marriage to Francis II. from 1559 to 1560 Queen of France.
Richard III was from 1483 until his death at the Battle of Bosworth King of England. He was the last British monarch of the House of Plantagenet and also the last, who died on a battlefield.
John Wyclif, also Wicklyf, Wicliffe, Wiclef, Wycliff, Wycliffe, called Doctor evangelicus, was an English philosopher, theologian and church reformer.
Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March was an English magnate, military and rebel. After the fall of King Edward II in 1326, he was the real regent of England until he himself was overthrown and executed in 1330.
King Harold II (1020 -1066). Last Anglo-Saxon king of England. Killed at the Battle of Hastings.
Alfred was not called “the Great” until the Reformation in the 16th century. He is the only king in English history to have received this byname.