City of London Timeline Archive

Roman Foundations

a.d  50            Londinium founded by the Romans.  First bridge across the river Thames. a.d  60            Boudicca (Queen of the Iceni) revolts & burns London. a.d  61            Romans start
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Medieval City

  1066        Norman Conquest. 1067        Tower of London, construction begins. 1123        St.Bartholomew’s Hospital founded. 1155        The Weavers become the city’s first Guild. 1189        Henry Fitz-Ailwyn becomes London’s first
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