Year 4 - Key Knowledge
- The Roman Empire began in 27 BC
- Caesar Augustus was the first official emperor of Rome
- The Romans ruled Britain from 43 AD to 410 AD
- Chester was an important Roman city
- The Anglo Saxons settled in Britain after the Romans in 410 to 1066
- The Vikings were in conflict with the Anglo Saxons between 793 and 1066
- The Dark Ages is the time from the Romans leaving to 1066.
- The Normans invaded in 1066 and William the Conqueror became king after the battle of Hastings when Edward the confessor died.
- William Laird founded Birkenhead iron works with his son John Laird and began building ships in 1828
- Cammell Lairds began in 1903 after John Laird amalgamated with Charles Laird
- RRS Sir David Attenborough launched in 2018