Facts on London England
History London England begins around 2, 000 years ago with the founding of the city Londinium by the Romans. While there is some evidence of prehistoric life in the region, a lot of the evidence is unclear, and the earliest documented evidence of history London England originates in the Roman period. The area of the initial settlement was small, about the size of Hyde Park, and was quickly overtaken by woman warrior, Bodicea. However, she was defeated several years later and the Roman control over London continued, as the city developed into a center for about 60, 000 with Roman baths, an aquaduct and Roman architecture.
The history London England continues after the Roman area with various invasions from Vikings, Jutes and Angles. These invasions affected the language, temperament and culture of the British people. The final decisive invasion was the Norman Conquest in 1066 when William Duke of Normandy defeated the English King. This invasion affected the entire country and changed the course of history London England, because it brought French control, language and culture to England, profoundly changing the language, making the English language what it is today.
The Tudor Dynasty was established with the conquest of Henry over the French in 1485. This famous dynasty included monarch Henry VIII and his daughter, Queen Elizabeth, Shakespeare's queen. History London England was profoundly affected by the Stuart Dynasty, during which it saw the English Civil War and the rise and fall of Puritan ruler, Oliver Cromwell. Other traumas that occurred in the history of London England at this time were the plague of 1665, killing 1/5 of the city's population, and the fire of 1666 which destroyed 60% of the city. However, with typical British resilience, the History London England continued.
The 19th century saw the industrial revolution and the rise of the British Empire. History London England continued in the 20th century with the Blitz, or the intense bombardment by the Germans during World War II, and the coronation of Queen Elizabeth, which ushered in a post-colonial age. History London England continues into the 21st century with an increasingly diverse population and terrorist attacks and threats.