History of Britain in LEGO

James Pegrum is a building surveyor by day and master LEGO builder by night. His epic "British History" series depicts the history of Britain from Stonehenge to Margaret Thatcher with LEGO. View more photos over at Pegrum's MOCpages and Flickr set.


2500 BC Stonehenge. Construction of the inner horseshoe with massive trilithons.


56 BC Julius Caesar landed in Britain for the first time. He was repelled, but returned a year later and conquered the land.

56 AD Roman built a huge theater near the Temple of Claudius, Camulodunum (modern day Essex)


1100 AD Murder of King William II in the New Forest


1170 AD The death of Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket


1215 AD The signing of the Magna Carta


1599 AD Shakespear's play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar was performed at The Globe Theater


1605 AD The Gunpowder Plot was foiled and Guy Fawkes was arrested, which started the tradition of Guy Fawkes Night


1666 AD The Great Fire of London


1805 AD Death of Admiral Nelson during the Battle of Trafalgar


1944 AD Colossus Mark 2 computer in Bletchley Park during World War II


1979 AD Margaret Thatcher elected as British Prime Minister

View more photos over at Pegrum's MOCpages and Flickr set


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