Military--British Wars

 
Wars That Affected Our British Ancestors
 
Year(s) Military Actions
   
1066
Battle of Hastings
 
1337-1453
Hundred Years' War
 
1455-1485
War of the Roses
 
1512, 1522, 1544, 1557
Wars with France
 
1588
Defeat of the Spanish Armada
 
1599
Revolt in Ireland
 
1618-1648
Thirty Years' War with Germany
 
1642-1648
Great Civil Wars
Cromwell's subjugation of Ireland
 
1654-1658
War with Spain
 
1651, 1665, 1672
War with Holland
 
1685
Monmouth Rebellion (800 rebels sent to Barbados)
 
1689-1697
King William's War
 
1689
Siege of Londonberry
 
1690-1713
War with France
 
1701-1713
War of the Spanish Succession
 
1715
Jacobite Rebellion
 
1727-1745
Wars with Austria, Spain and France
 
1746
Battle of Culloden Moor (last war with Scotland)
 
1756-1763
Seven Years' War (French and Indian War)
 
1776-1781
Revolutionary War with American Colonies
 
1799-1805
Mysore and Maratha Confederacy Wars in India
 
1805
Naval vistory at Trafalgar
 
1812-1814
American "War of 1812"
 
1801-1815
Napoleonic Wars
 
1831
Tithe War in Ireland
 
1840-1842
Opium War
 
1854-1856
Crimean War
 
1899-1902
Boer War in South America
 
1914-1918
First World War
 
1939-1945
Second World War