Details of local History
for our Area
Historic Events
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42 - 286AD42AD Classis Britannica the Roman fleet of Britain.
43 - 400ADRoman Britain 43AD - 400AD
400 - 1066ADAnglo Saxons 400AD - 1066AD
450 - 2009ADThe Cliffs of Sussex and Erosion
475AD475AD Haesta and the Hastings Saxons.
477 - 491AD477AD Aelle the South Saxons expansion based on Sussex place names.
802ADMonarchs of Britain
849 - 899ADKing Alfred the Great 849AD - 899AD
890 - 920ADBurghal Hidage - 890AD to 920AD VillageNet History
1066ADBattle of Hastings 1066
1086ADDomesday Book 1086
1125ADTextus Roffensis 1125
1155 - 1500ADCinque Ports 1155 to 1500
1264ADBattle of Lewes 1264
1287 - 1287AD1287 a Terrible year for storms
1300 - 1833ADSmugglers - Smuggling 1300 to 1833
1331 - 1566ADWealden Broadcloth 1331AD - 1566AD
1348 - 1353ADBlack Death 1348 to 1353
1381ADPeasants Revolt 1381
1450ADJack Cades Rebellion 1450
1543 - 1813ADWealden Iron Masters and Cannons 1543 to 1813
1553 - 1558ADBloody Queen Mary 1553 to 1558
1686ADSussex Bonfire Societies 1686 to the Present Day
1710 - 1721ADSmugglers - The Mayfield Gang 1710 to 1721
1733 - 1749ADSmugglers - The Groombridge Gang 1733 to 1749
1735 - 1749ADSmugglers - The Hawkhurst Gang 1735 to 1749
1799 - 1839ADHarmer Terracotta Gravestones 1799 to 1839
1805 - 1815ADMartello Towers 1805 to 1815
1820 - 1826ADSmugglers - The Aldington Gang of 1820 to 1826
1830 - 1831ADCaptain Swing Riots 1830 to 1831
1880 - 1965ADRailways - The Cuckoo Line 1880 to 1965
10000 - 2000ADThe Changing face of Romney Marsh
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