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Leeds History plus Major Events


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Time Period
Monarchs
Major Events
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Early 1216Edward the Confessor  Harold II.   William I (the Conqueror).   William II .    Henry I .   Stephen. Matilda.   Henry II.   Richard I the Lionheart.   John

Viking, Roman and Saxon Eras
Battle of Hastings 1066
Magna Carta 1215.

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1216 1471 Henry III.   Edward I. II. III.   Richard II.    Henry IV. V. VI 
3
1461 1649Edward IV. V.   Richard III.   Henry VII. VIII.    Edward VI.   Lady Jane Grey.   Mary I.   Elizabeth I the Virgin Queen .   James I.   Charles IThe Armarda 1588. & the Golden Years 
Gunpowder Plot 1605
Civil War 1642–48.
4
1625 1727 Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector.   Richard Cromwell.   Charles II.    Mary II.   William III.  Anne.   George I   The republic
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1727 1837George II. III. IV.   William IV 
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1837 1901VictoriaCrimean War 1854 56.   Boer War 1899 1902
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1901 1936Edward VII.   George V.   Edward VIII1st World War 1914-1918
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1936 1952George VI2nd World War 1939-1945
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1952 nowElizabeth IIFalklands War 1982.
Gulf War on January 9 1996.
Gulf War II week one March 19. 2003.