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The Statute of Winchester
1285
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Battle of Stirling Bridge
1297
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Battle of Falkirk
1298
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Gunpowder weapons appear in English army
1327
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Greater use of mercenaries
1337
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Taxation rises rapidly from here to pay for warfare
1337
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Battle of Agincourt
1415
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Battle of Bosworth
1485
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Pikemen and musketeers on the rise
1522
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Tudor Militia Act
1559
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Trained Bands set up
1573
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First printed drill book
1607
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Battle of Naseby
1645
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New Model Army set up
1645
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Bayonet invented
1647
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Hundred Years War
1337 - 1453
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English Civil Wars
1642 - 1651
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Light artillary introduced
1740
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Revolutionary Napoleonic Wars
1792 - 1803, 1804 - 1815
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Militia Act
1757
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Sandhurst Military College opened
1800
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Battle of Waterloo
1815
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Crimean War
1853 - 1856
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Battle of Balaclava
1854
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Improved artillary, rifles and machine guns
1850- 1918
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Cadwell's army reforms
1870
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Haldane's army reforms
1908
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First World War
1914 -1918
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British Flying Corps created
1914
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Battle of the Somme
1916
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Conscription introduced
1916 and 1939
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Second World War
1939 - 1945
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Evacuation of London
1939
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First London Blitz
1940 - 1941
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V1 an V2 attacks on London
1944-1945
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First Atomic bomb dropped
1945
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Iraq War
2003 - 2011
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Army 2020 reform
2010
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Battle of Stirling Bridge

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Battle of Falkirk

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Gunpowder weapons appear in English army

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Greater use of mercenaries

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