History Timeline

Years Notable Events Monarchy
Hull 1066 – 1299 Monks of Meaux sell wyke to Edward I. Normans (1066-1154) William I + II, Henry I Stephen + Matilda, Plantagenets (1154-1399) Henry II, Richard I, John, Henry III, Edward I
Hull 1300 – 1400 Holy Trinity began being rebuilt. Hull’s 1st Mayor. Plantagenets (1154-1399) Edward I + II + III, Richard II
Hull Charter 1299 Hull’s 1st Charter Plantagenets (1154-1399) Edward I
Hull 1400 – 1500 Hull divided into 6 wards. War of the Roses. Plague. Lancaster (1399-1471) Henry IV + V + VI York(1471-1485) Edward IV + V, Richard III Tudors (1485-1553) Henry VII
Hull – Henry VIII Flood. Dissolution of Churches. Siege of Hull. Tudors (1485-1553) Henry VIII (1509-1547) Edward VI, Jane Grey, Mary I
Hull – Elizabeth I Sweating sickness. Bloody Mary. The Spanish Armada. Tudors (1553-1603) Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Hull – 1600 – 1641 3 year Plague. “Hull Hell and Halifax” civil war. Stuarts (1603-1649) James I, Charles I
Beverley Gate Charles I refused entry to Hull. Sir John Hotham. Stuarts Charles I (1625-1649)
Hull 1642 – 1700 Siege of Hull. Charles I beheaded. Oliver Cromwell. King Billy. Parliament (1649-1659) Stuarts (1660-1714) Charles II, James II, William 3
Hull 1700 – 1800 Fire in Hull.  William Wilberforce. Last Stuart – Anne, Hanovarians (1714-1901) George I + II + III
Hull 1800 – 1900 Hanovarians George III + IV, William IV Victoria (1837-1901)
Hull 1900 – Present Sax-Coberg / Windsor (1901 – Present)   Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII, George VI, Elizabeth II
Monarchs Monarchs from 1066 – present day All
The De la Pole Family The Delapole’s won lots of favors for Hull from various monarchs. 1200 – 1500