After The Romans
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Bede completes the first history book
Read More The Venerable Bede completed his book 'Ecclesiastical History of the English People'. Saint Bede was a Benedictine monk at the Northumbrian monastery of St Peter at Monkwearmouth, his book gained him the title of 'the father of British history'.
The Vikings Attack
Read More An attack on Portland in Dorset, is the first of it’s kind recorded in the British Isles.
Read More The cathedral built by the king of the Franks - Emperor Charlemagne - was consecrated by Pope Leo III in 805. It is the oldest in Northern Europe. Charlemagne himself was buried in its vault when he died in 814.