Greenwich Past: Millennium Timeline - The 14th Century (1301 - 1400)


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The 14th Century (1301 - 1400)

Peasants Revolt on Blackheath.

1272 - 1307 King Edward I

1305 Eltham Palace originally built.

1307 - 1327 King Edward II

1314-17: Famine widespread in England

1326: Ottoman Empire founded

1327 Edward deposed after riots in the City of London

1327 - 1377 King Edward III

1334-51: Black (Bubonic) Plague kills c25 million people (half of Europe's population)

1337: Start of Hundred Years War between England and France

1340: First European Papermill opened

1375: Dutch Fisherman (William Benkelsoor) develops salted herring for use at sea

1377 - 1399 King Richard II

1380: Poll Tax introduced in England

1381: Peasant's Revolt - Wat Tyler encamped on Blackheath prior to marching on London.

1382: Vulgate Bible translated into English

1387: Geoffrey Chaucer writes The Canterbury Tales (the pilgrims travelled across Deptford Bridge)

 

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The Royal Observatory at Greenwich is in Greenwich Park along with the National Maritime Museum and the Queens House.  For information on astronomy visit Greenwich Star

The London Marathon starts in Greenwich Park.

Greenwich has a long heritage; it was the birth place of King Henry VIII and his daughters Queen Mary (Bloody Mary) and Queen Elizabeth I (The Virgin Queen).  It has seen many famous visitors from Peter the Great through Charles Dickens to Bob Hope.  This and a lot more in Greenwich Past.

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