History of England Timeline. Celts from 8000 BC To Normans 1066 AD. Celts. C.8000 BC - The Celtic people begin migrating to the British Isles from southern Europe – this group included a tribe called Britons who settled on the largest island which gave the island its name – Britain
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Celts from 8000 BC
To Normans 1066 AD
Presided over religious rituals including human sacrifices and prayers. They also had as their duty to memorize and recite long, heroic poems that preserved the people’s myths about their past.
43 AD – Britain was made a Roman province – the Romans built an extensive road system. They built Hadrian’s wall in the north to keep out warring tribes who had been pushed north by the Roman invasion. Running for seventy-three miles, the Wall makes use of ridges and crags, particularly Whin Sill, and enables a good view to the north. Built by Roman troops, the Wall is estimated to have been between thirteen and fifteen feet high. It remains a potent symbol of Roman
.Latin became the official language and Christianity was introduced to the British Isles during the nearly 400 years of Roman occupation.