Chronology

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Chronology

43 (A.D.) - Britain becomes part of the Roman Empire

156 - British king Lucius receives holy baptism

304 - St. Alban dies for the Christian faith, becoming the first British marty

410 - Last Roman legion leaves Britain

5th century - Anglo-Saxons invade Britain; the Heptarchy is formed

432 - St. Patrick starts his missionary work in Ireland

597 - King Aethelbert of Kent converts to Christianity and allows missionaries to preach openly

635 - Monastery of Lindisfarne is founded by St. Aidan

793 - Vikings raid Lindisfarne

851 - London is attacked by the Vikings

866 - Vikings take York

1011 - Canterbury falls to the Vikings

1066 - Battle of Hastings; Duke William of Normandy conquers England