Timeline of Leicester

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Leicester, England.

Prior to 16th century[edit]

16th–18th centuries[edit]

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blank, Elizabeth (1970). A Guide to Leicestershire Archaeology. Leicester Museums.
  2. ^ a b Johnson, Peter (1980). The Mosaics of Roman Leicester.
  3. ^ a b "Leicester's History Headlines". Around Leicester. BBC. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  4. ^ George Henry Townsend (1867), "Leicester", A Manual of Dates (2nd ed.), London: Frederick Warne & Co.
  5. ^ a b Samantha Letters (2005), "Leicestershire", Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516, Institute of Historical Research, Centre for Metropolitan History
  6. ^ a b McKinley, R. A. (1958). "24 "The Ancient Borough – St Margaret's"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  7. ^ a b c d McKinley, R.A. (1958). "26 "The Ancient Borough – St Martin's"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  8. ^ a b McKinley, R. A. (1958). "6 "Political and administrative history, 1066-1509"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  9. ^ "History". Leicester: St. Mary de Castro. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  10. ^ a b c d e McKinley, R.A. (1958). "26 "The Ancient Borough – St Mary's"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  11. ^ a b c d e f McKinley, R. A. (1958). "42 "Parishes added since 1892 – North-west Leicester"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  12. ^ a b c d "Leicester", Black's Guide to the Counties of Leicester & Rutland, Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1884
  13. ^ a b c McKinley, R.A. (1958). "22 "The Ancient Borough – The Newarke"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. pp. 328–335. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h James Thompson (1876). History of Leicester (Pocket ed.). F. Hewitt.
  15. ^ Woodward, G.W.O. (1977). King Richard III. Pitkin. ISBN 0-85372-162-9.
  16. ^ Williams, D.T. (1975). The Battle of Bosworth. Leicester University Press. ISBN 0-7185-1113-1.
  17. ^ a b c d e McKinley, R.A. (1958). "17 "Primary and Secondary Education"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  18. ^ a b Wilshere, Jonathan; Green, Susan (1972). The Siege of Leicester – 1645. Leicester Research Services.
  19. ^ McKinley, R.A. (1958). "8 "Political and Administrative History, 1509-1660"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester.
  20. ^ "Leicester". Newspaper Press Directory. London: Charles Mitchell. 1847.
  21. ^ Seccombe, Thomas. Daniel Lambert. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  22. ^ McKinley, R. A. (1958). "34 "Hospitals and Almshouses"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  23. ^ "Leicester (England) Newspapers". Main Catalogue. British Library. Retrieved 7 September 2013.
  24. ^ a b University Library, Special Collections. "A-Z of All Collections". University of Leicester. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  25. ^ a b c d e f "Leicester", Chambers's Encyclopaedia, London: W. & R. Chambers, 1901
  26. ^ McKinley, R.A. (1958). "10 "Parliamentary history, 1660-1835"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  27. ^ Frederick Smeeton Williams (1888), The Midland Railway: its rise and progress (5th ed.), London: Bentley, OL 7043506M
  28. ^ "History". Leicester Literary & Philosophical Society. University of Leicester. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  29. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r McKinley, R. A. (1958). "13 "Social and Administrative History since 1835"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  30. ^ McKinley, R.A. (1958). "12 "Parliamentary History since 1835"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  31. ^ White, William (1846). History, Gazetteer and Directory of Leicestershire. Sheffield: William White.
  32. ^ Leicester Postal Handbook. Leicester: Ward & Son. April 1869.
  33. ^ Osborne, Peter; Harrison, B. (September 2004). "Merrick, Joseph Carey [Elephant Man] (1862–1890)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/37759. Retrieved 24 May 2010. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  34. ^ McKinley, R. A. (1958). "29 "The Ancient Borough – White Friars"". A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  35. ^ a b c Robert Read (1881). Modern Leicester. London: Simpkin, Marshall.
  36. ^ History of the Leicester Co-operative Hosiery Manufacturing Society, 1898
  37. ^ Bicycling Times, 1, 24 May 1877
  38. ^ McKinley, R. A. (1958). A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  39. ^ William Kelly (1884). Royal Progresses and Visits to Leicester. S. Clarke.
  40. ^ "Photographic Societies of the British Isles and Colonies", International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin, New York: E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, 1891
  41. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus (1992) [1984]. Buildings of Leicestershire and Rutland. London: Penguin. p. 228. ISBN 014-071018-3.
  42. ^ a b c Jordan, Christine (2003). The illustrated history of Leicester's suburbs. Derby: Breedon Books. pp. 21, 32, 77, 96, 102. ISBN 1 85983 348 9.
  43. ^ Stretton, John (1997). Leicestershire and Rutland Past and Present. The3 Counties of England. Wadenhoe,Peterborough: Past and present Ltd. p. 72. ISBN 9 781858951096.
  44. ^ McKinley, R. A. (1958). A History of the County of Leicester Volume 4: The City of Leicester, Chapter 15 "Footwear Manufacture". ISBN 978-0712910446.
  45. ^ Newitt, Ned (2008). A People's history of Leicester. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 49. ISBN 978 1 85983 646 0.
  46. ^ McKinley, R. A. (1958). A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  47. ^ McKinley, R. A. (1958). A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446.
  48. ^ "British Mayors". City Mayors.com. London: City Mayors Foundation. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  49. ^ "Leicester City win Premier League title after Tottenham draw at Chelsea". BBC Sport. 2 May 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
  50. ^ "Sports Personality 2016: Leicester win Team of the Year, Claudio Ranieri top coach". BBC News. 18 December 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016.

Further reading[edit]

Published in the 19th century[edit]

1800s–1840s[edit]

1850s–1890s[edit]

Published in the 20th century[edit]

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Coordinates: 52°38′00″N 1°08′00″W / 52.633333°N 1.133333°W / 52.633333; -1.133333