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]

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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 
  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, Oxford University Press, doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/37759, retrieved 24 May 2010 
  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 (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 (1984 with corrections 1992). Buildings of Leicestershire and Rutland. London: Penguin. p. 228. ISBN 014 071018 3.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  42. ^ McKinley, R. A. (1958). A History of the County of Leicester Volume 4: The City of Leicester, Chapter 15 "Footwear Manufacture". ISBN 978-0712910446. 
  43. ^ McKinley, R. A. (1958). A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446. 
  44. ^ McKinley, R. A. (1958). A History of the County of Leicester. 4: The City of Leicester. ISBN 978-0712910446. 
  45. ^ "British Mayors". City Mayors.com. London: City Mayors Foundation. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  46. ^ "Leicester City win Premier League title after Tottenham draw at Chelsea". BBC Sport. 2 May 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  47. ^ "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]

External links[edit]

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