During the reign of Ethelred the Unready, the Danish Fleet anchored in the River Thames, off Greenwich for over three years.
The Crown Seized the Manor of Greenwich from the Bishop of Bayeaux.
Henry III, Son of Henry VII and Elizabeth Plantagenet born at Greenwich Palace on 28 June.
Henry VIII Maries Katherine of Arogon in the private Chapel of Placentia at Greenwich.
Greenwich Park Stocked with Deer by Henry VIII.
Launch of Henry's Great Ship, the Harri Grace-a-Dieu at Woolwich.
Henry's Second Daughter, Elizabeth born at Greenwich Palace.
In 1616, Inigo Jones began work on the Queen's House in Greenwich Park. But the house was not finished until 1635. Also known as "the House of Delight".
The War Arch in Tower Place was established as an Ordnance Storage Depot on a 31-Acre Site. This later became the Royal Arsenal.
Royal Observatory founded by Charles II. The observatory is now part of the National Maritime Museaum and is one of the most famous features of Maritime Greenwich - since 1997 a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Royal Observatory is also the soure of the Prime Meridiam of the world Longitude 0 0'0".
Charter to run two markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays assigned to Lord Romney to the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital for 1000 years.
The Parish Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Woolwich was rebuilt.
The Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, was founded in the Royal Arsenal.
The Royal Artillery Barracks was built in Woolwich Common.
**1805**The Warren, Woolwich.
George III change the name of The Warren to The Arsenal and from then on known as The Royal Arsenal. It is now a choice estate made of monumental stone properties. It is also the home estate of "The Warehouse", one of the properties in Woolwich Arsenal being promoted by this blog.
Plumstead Common erupted into riots to preserve the common for the people and prevent development of the area. It is still a huge undeveloped perch today, starting from the portion now called "The Ship".
The Greenwich Meridian Line, the line thought to seperate the earth into two equal parts of Eastern and Western Hemispheres (like, if the world were cut and flattened out on a flat surface). The Line stems from the courtyard of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. It is from the point that the Greenwich Meridian Time GMT, on which the world's time zones are based.
If your location is on the left side of the line, you fall into -1 and incremental equal numbers, and if you are on the right side of this line, you fall under +1 and incremental equal numbers. From there, you can calculate time differences with your friends in other parts of the world.
At night, the Greenwich Meridien Line is observable through a powerful Laser that beams out from the Courtyard of the Royal Oberservatory in Greenwich.
Do you know that the idea that gave birth to our famous Arsenal FC started here in Woolwich?
It was renamed Royal Arsenal two weeks later and the Club entered the Professional Football League as `Woolwich Arsenal' in 1893. Today, it is known simply as Arsenal Football Club, having moved to North London in 1913.
Woolwich Ferry Service official begins operating.
Blackwall Tunnel was built under River Thames. Designed by Sir Alexander Binnie and built by S. Pearson & Sons between 1892 - 1897, it was officially opened by the Prince of Wales on 22nd May 1897.
Will Crooks, MP opens Woolwich Town Hall.
* Source: Royal Greenwich Council