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Transcription for "Maritime London AD 43 -1650."


  • The Romans invade Britain
  • Londinium established as the lowest bridging point on the Thames


  • European trade expands - London flourishes
  • England's imports and exports increasingly channelled through the port


  • Ships set out on voyages in search of new goods and markets
  • Suburbs of Deptford and Wapping grow to handle the new trade
  • Henry VIII establishes Royal dockyards at Deptford and Woolwich for building warships
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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