Events That Shaped Britain

The first recorded reference to the 'British Isles' was by Aristotle in around 384-322 BC, but it was the Roman conquest of AD 43 which paved the way to establish the Roman province known as "Britannia".
Follow the journey through Britain's rich history to discover the milestone events which have shaped the country in to what it is today: simply select a timespan from the menu on the right, then choose a ring to dive straight in to our history!