AKA Battle of Hastings
Year that Henry VII won the battle of bosworth field and became king of England
Fernando de Soto
Discovered the Mississippi River
Started the Plantagenet line of kings
Lost his throne during the Hundred Years War to Henry of Lancaster
Group of nobles that looked after the nations finances
House of York
Claimed the throne after last plantagenet king went insane and began the War of Roses.
Explored the coast of california in 1542
Alfred the Great
The first great king of England. Subdued the Danes to Danelaw.
Occupied by Alfred in 886.
Edward the Confessor
Saxon king that returned to the throne with the help of the nobles in 1042
Prince Henry the Navigator
Promoted exploration in Portugal
Treated foreign people and friends better than the English
Yorkish man that became king during the war of roses
The date that England officially accepted Romanism
Year that the last of the carolingian kings died off in France
Started the two houses of parliament (house of Lords and house of commons
Ponce de Lion
Founded Florida in 1513 while searching for the fountain of youth
Nicknamed "Longshanks." Began "model parliament"
Conquered the Inca indians of Peru in 1531
Old assembly that William abolished and created the Great Council (a body composed of his chief vassals
Charter of Liberties
Issued by Henry I to control the king and lower taxes for the nobles
Giovanni de Verrazano
explored the eastern coast of north america for France
Looked for a city of Gold but found the Grand Canyon in 1541
Called the "Estates General" together (weak version of the English parliament