Timeline of events up to the beginning of The Blood of the Iutes:
(all dates AD) (contains SPOILERS)
388 – Imperator Magnus Maximus defeated and executed.
389 – Birth of Pascent
392 – Birth of Wortigern, son of Vitalinus.
396 – Birth of Hengist. Martinus dies in Gaul. His cult soon spreads to Britannia.
406 – Birth of Pefen
407 – Imperator Constantine III takes the Legions out of Britannia
409 – Ambrosius born to Aurelius, Governor of Britannia.
410 – Rome sacked for the first time, by Goths. Londin votes to leave the Roman Empire. Civil War begins.
411 – Constantine III defeated in Gaul. Some of his men, under Vitalinus, join General Constantius. Followers of Martinus establish a monastery on the Isle of Tanet.
413 – Wortigern marries Sevira, daughter of Imperator Magnus Maximus.
414 – General Constantius conquers Gaul. Vitalinus and his men are sent to quell rebellion of Bacauds in Armorica. Serfs of Britannia roused to rebellion by followers of Martinus.
415 – Battle of Wollop. Treaty of Sorbiodun ends the Civil War. Britannia split in two, with Aurelius as Dux of the Western half. Vitalinus invited to Britannia to deal with the serf rebels.
418 – Vitalinus suppresses the serf rebellion and is made Dux of the Eastern half of Britannia. Pascent granted Ariminum villa for his service.
423 – Eadgith born in Ariminum.
423–426 – Hengist fights in Frisia.
425 – Ash born in the Old Country. Vitalinus dies. Wortigern takes over as Dux and orders Comites to recruit German mercenaries for the island’s defence.
425-435 – Saxons arrive in the land of Regins and Trinowaunts; Gewisse arrive in the land of Cadwallons; Angles arrive in the land of Ikens.
427 – Aelle born to Pefen. Rhedwyn born in the Old Country.
428 – Iutes arrive in the land of Cants.
429 – Bishop Germanus travels to Britannia, bringing news of Pelagius’s trial and death.
436 – Aurelius dies. His son Ambrosius Aurelianus takes over as Dux. Pefen lands in the land of Regins and takes over an abandoned fortress of Anderitum.
437 – Haegel leads a Iute expedition to Meon.
SPOILERS FOR THE SAXON SPEARS:
439 – Pascent’s 50th birthday feast.
440 – Eadgith banished from Ariminum. Birth of Octa, son of Ash and Eadgith.
441 – Battle of Aelle’s Ford. Pascent and Catigern die. Iutes allowed to settle in selected villages.
443 – Battle of Saffron Valley, defeat of Aelle’s forest army. Iutes allowed to settle in further villages.
SPOILERS FOR THE SAXON KNIVES:
445 – Drust I invades the South. First Coup by Wortimer. Battle of Crei Ford. Iutes allowed to settle in Cantiaca. Birth of Croha.
449 – Bishop Germanus travels to Britannia for the second time, summoned by Wortimer. Wortigern excommunicated.
450 – Council of Sorbiodun. Wortimer’s Second Coup. Wortigern exiled to the West. The Great War with Heathens begins.
SPOILERS FOR THE SAXON MIGHT:
451 – In Battle of Maurica, Aetius defeats Attila’s Huns. Iutes pushed back to Tanet. Octa abducted from his village and taken to the West.
452 – Wortimer and Rhedwyn die. Birth of their daughter, Myrtle. Londin razed. Battle of Eobbasfleot ends the Great War with the Briton defeat. Octa returned to the East. Haesta rebels against Hengist. Iutes land on Wecta.
454 – Pefen dies in Anderitum. Aelle takes over as ruler of Saxons. Battle of Seal Isle. Eadgith dies. Haesta defeated and banished from Cantiaca. Aeric crowned the King of Iutes.
455 – Rome sacked for the second time, by Vandals.
457 – Hengist dies.