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  1. Nigel Saul tells how, in spite of famines and visitations of the plague, conditions were better than ever before for those living in 1400. At the end of the fourteenth century the British Isles were a land transformed. At the beginning of the century the population everywhere had been high and rising. Towns and villages had been crowded.

  2. May 5, 2021 · For the sixth-century British writer Gildas, the end of Roman Britain was sudden, dramatic and apocalyptic. The actions of such ‘tyrants’ certainly played a part in depleting the British garrison, which towards the end of the fourth century numbered between 12,000 and 30,000 men. In AD 367, a rebellion of the troops on Hadrian’s Wall was ...

  3. Era of King Henry the Fourth (1399-1413) 1400: Death of Geoffrey Chaucer on the 25th October. 1401: Owen Glendower charged with treason by Lord Grey. A new Act comes into force which allows the burning of heretics. 1403: Owen Glendower was defeated near Carmarthen. Battle of Shrewsbury on the 21st July.

  4. May 15, 2018 · Despite the presence of Fort Ross, it would have been tough for Imperial Russia to pacify and administer California. Britain on the other hand demonstrably had the resources to run overseas colonies, and already had major business interests nearby in what is now British Columbia. Around 1830, as its business connections in mainland Mexico ...

  5. Sep 10, 2018 · Dr Amanda Behm, a Lecturer in the Department of History has won a British Academy Small Research Grant for her project ‘ Albion Pacific: California and the contested frontiers of Imperial Britain ’. This project reframes existing models of British imperial history by actively querying the nineteenth-century divergence between authoritarian ...

  6. Nov 28, 2019 · Matters, it appears, took a turn for the worse on New Year’s Eve 405, when large numbers of barbarians crossed the frozen Rhine into the empire. This seems to have precipitat­ed a crisis in Britain, where three would-be emperors were proclaimed in rapid succession, in opposition to Honorius, the incumbent western emperor.

  7. › wiki › 14001400 - Wikipedia

    July–September. October–December. Date unknown. Births. Deaths. References. 1400. Year 1400 ( MCD) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The year 1400 was not a leap year in the Proleptic Gregorian calendar . Events. January–March.

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