Maps of Battles involving England

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Click on battle location (in red) for a description and picture. Names and boundaries in grey are modern, for you to orientate yourself. They may have been different in the past.

1759 Battle of the Plains of Abraham in the Seven Years' War 1781 Siege of Yorktown in the American War of Independence 1814 Battle of New Orleans in War of 1812 1982 Falklands War 1805 Battle of Trafalgar in Napoleonic Wars 1815 Battle of Waterloo in Napoleonic Wars 1942 Battles of El Alamein in Second World War 1899-1900 Siege of Mafeking in Boer War 1879 Battle of Isandlwana in Anglo-Zulu War 1990-1991 Gulf War Iraq war starting in 2003 1854 Battle of Balaclava in Crimean War War in Afghanistan starting in 2001 1857 Indian Mutiny 1842 Hong Kong ceded to Britain at end of First Opium War 1860 Burning of the Summer Palaces in Beijing during Second Opium War 1942 Fall of Singapore in Second World War 1945 Allies enter Berlin in Second World War Click on battle location (in red) for a description and picture

Click on battle location (in red) for a description and picture. Names and boundaries in grey are modern, for you to orientate yourself. They may have been different in the past.

1356 Battle of Poitiers in Hundred Years War 1428-1429 Siege of Orléans in Hundred Years War 1415 Battle of Agincourt in Hundred Years War 1346 Battle of Crécy in Hundred Years War 1944 Normandy Landings in Second World War 1940 Dunkirk evacuation in Second World War 1916 Battle of Somme in First World War 1814 Allies entered Paris in Napoleonic War 1588 Spanish Armada in Anglo-Spanish War Click on battle location (in red) for a description and picture

Click on battle location (in red) for a description and picture. Names and boundaries in grey are modern, for you to orientate yourself. They may have been different in the past.

55/54 BCE Julius Caesar invades Britain 43 AD Claudius invades Britain 60/61 AD Boudicca burns Colchester in her revolt against the Romans 60/61 AD Boudicca burns Saint Albans in her revolt against the Romans 793 Vikings attack Lindisfarne 878 Battle of Ethandun 1066 Battle of Stamford Bridge 1066 Battle of Hastings 1141 Battle of Lincoln in Stephen and Maud Wars 1141 Siege of Oxford in Stephen and Maud Wars 1216 Seige of Dover Castle in First Barons' War 1265 Battle of Evesham in Second Barons' War 1297 Battle of Stirling Bridge in Wars of Scottish Independence 1298 Battle of Falkirk in Wars of Scottish Independence 1314 Battle of Bannockburn in Wars of Scottish Independence 1381 Storming of the Tower of London in the Peasants' Revolt 1471 Battle of Tewkesbury in the War of Roses 1485 Battle of Bosworth Field in the War of Roses 1642 Battle of Edge Hill in English Civil War 1644 Battle of Marston Moor in English Civil War 1645 Battle of Naseby in English Civil War 1649 Massacre at Drogheda in English Civil War 1649 Massacre at Wexford in English Civil War 1685 Battle of Sedgemoor in Monmouth Rebellion 1689 Siege of Derry 1690 Battle of Boyne 1715 Battle of Preston in Jacobite Risings 1745 Charles Edward Stuart reached Derby in Jacobite Risings 1746 Battle of Culloden in Jacobite Risings 1916 Occupation of Dublin General Post Office in Easter Rising Click on battle location (in red) for a description and picture

Click on battle location (in red) for a description and picture. Names and boundaries in grey are modern, for you to orientate yourself. They may have been different in the past.

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