HISTORY London has a recorded history that goes back over 2,000 years. During this time it has experienced plagues, a devastating fire, a civil war, aerial bombardments and terrorist attacks.
Legendary foundations and prehistoric London
Norman and Medieval London The most important of this period was the constructions of:
Tudor London (1485- 1603)
The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Stuart London (1603- 1714)
18th Century TheIndustrial Revolutionwas a period from the 18th to the 19th century where major changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transport, and technology had a profound effect on the UK socioeconomic .
19th Century During this period, London became a global political, financial, and trading capital. At the same time millions of people lived in overcrowded and unsanitary slums.
20th Century WorldWar II The Blitz was the sustained bombing of Britain by Nazi Germany between 7 September 1940 and 10 May 1941, during the Second World War. The Blitz hit many towns and cities across the country, but it began with the bombing of London for 76 consecutive nights.