Invasion of England
The term Invasion of England may refer to the following planned or actual invasions of what is now modern England, successful or otherwise:
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Napoleon's planned invasion of the United Kingdom
Napoleon's planned invasion of the United Kingdom at the start of the War of the Third Coalition, although never carried out, was a major influence on British naval strategy and the fortification of t...
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Shingle Street
1°27′00″E / 52.032°N 1.45°E / 52.032; 1.45Shingle Street is a small coastal hamlet in Suffolk, England, at the mouth of Orford Ness, situated between Orford and Bawdsey. Part ...
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British anti-invasion preparations of 1803–1805
British anti-invasion preparations of 1803–1805 were the military and civilian responses in the United Kingdom to Napoleon's planned invasion of the United Kingdom. They included mobilization of the p...
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Battle of Stanhope Park
2°06′36″W / 54.74111°N 2.11000°W / 54.74111; -2.11000The Battle of Stanhope Park, part of the First War of Scottish Independence, took place during the night of 3–4 August 132...
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Raid on the Medway
The Raid on the Medway, sometimes called the Battle of the Medway, Raid on Chatham or the Battle of Chatham, was a sensationally successful Dutch attack on the largest English naval ships, laid up in ...
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Battle of Carrickfergus (1760)
The Battle of Carrickfergus took place in February 1760 in Carrickfergus, Kingdom of Ireland during the Seven Years' War. A force of 600 French troops landed under the command of the Privateer Françoi...
French invasion of the Isle of Wight
The French invasion of the Isle of Wight occurred during the Italian Wars in July 1545. The invasion was repulsed.France had a long history of attacking the Island, and the 1545 campaign proved to be ...
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Invasions of the British Isles
Invasions of the British Isles have occurred throughout modern history. Indeed, various states within the territorial space that now comprises the British Isles were invaded several times; by the Roma...
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Battle of Cornwall
The Battle of Cornwall was a Spanish raid on Cornwall in 1595 during the Anglo-Spanish war of 1585-1604. It was conducted by a Spanish naval squadron from Brittany, France.
Carlos de Amesquita com...
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Planned French Invasion of Britain (1759)
A French invasion of Great Britain was planned to take place in 1759 during the Seven Years' War, but due to various factors including naval defeats at the Battle of Lagos and the Battle of Quiberon B...
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British anti-invasion preparations of 1803-1805
British anti-invasion preparations of 1803–1805 were the military and civilian responses in the United Kingdom to Napoleon's planned invasion of the United Kingdom. They included mobilisation of the p...
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Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain
The Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain was the process by which the coastal lowlands of Britain developed from a Romano-British to a Germanic culture following the Roman withdrawal in the early 5th cen...
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Annus Mirabilis of 1759
The Annus Mirabilis of 1759 took place in the context of the Seven Years' War and Great Britain's military success against French-led opponents on several continents. The term is taken from Latin and ...
British Volunteer Corps
The Volunteer Corps were a British voluntary part-time organization for the purpose of home defence in the event of invasion, during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
At the start of t...
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Siege of Carlisle (November 1745)
2°56′02″W / 54.895°N 2.934°W / 54.895; -2.934The siege and capture of Carlisle was an important event of the 1745 to 1746 Jacobite Uprising. Jacobite forces loyal to Prince Ch...
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Royal Commission on the Defence of the United Kingdom
In 1859 Lord Palmerston instigated the Royal Commission on the Defence of the United Kingdom because of serious concerns that France might attempt to invade the UK. The recent period had seen great im...
Raids on Boulogne
The raid on Boulogne in 1801 was a failed attempt by elements of the Royal Navy led by Vice Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson to destroy a flotilla of French vessels anchored in the port of Boulogne, a flee...
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Harrying of the north
The Harrying (or Harrowing) of the North was a series of campaigns waged by William the Conqueror in the winter of 1069–1070 to subjugate northern England.In the autumn of 1069 Sweyn II of Denmark had...
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Celtic settlement of Great Britain and Ireland
The British Isles have experienced a long history of migration from across Europe. The ancient migrations have mainly come via two routes: along the Atlantic coast and from Germany–Scandinavia. The ma...
Wars of Scottish Independence
The Wars of Scottish Independence were a series of military campaigns fought between the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdom of England in the late 13th and early 14th centuries.The First War (1296–13...
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Battle of Fishguard
The Battle of Fishguard was a military invasion of Great Britain by Revolutionary France during the War of the First Coalition. The brief campaign, which took place between 22 February and 24 February...
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List of deserters from James II to William of Orange
This is a list of the members of the British nobility and gentry, who in 1688 deserted King James II and pledged their allegiances to Prince William of Orange, as the events of the Glorious Revolution...
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Boulogne-sur-Mer
Boulogne-sur-Mer ([bu.lɔɲ.syʁ.mɛʁ], Latin: Gesoriacum or Bononia, Dutch: Bonen) is a city in Northern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department of Pas-de-Calais. Boulogne lies on the Côte d...
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Jacobite rebellions
The Jacobite risings were a series of uprisings, rebellions, and wars in Great Britain and Ireland occurring between 1688 and 1746. The uprisings had the aim of returning James VII of Scotland and II ...
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