Ian’s English Calendar

This site is intended to replace quick reference handbooks of dates for those interested in English history, literature, and genealogy. It is also accurate for European history outside of England, with the exception of the period 1582-1752. Students of Continental documents will need to follow this link if they wish to date documents from this period.


An online handbook of dates for English history & literature

Good recent books on the calendar

  1. -Rheingold and Dershowitz. Calendrical Calculations

  2. -Blackburn. The Oxford Companion to the Year.

  3. -Richards. Mapping Time: the Calendar and its history.

  4. -Judge. The Dance of Time:

Ian MacInnes teaches English at Albion College in south central Michigan

Last modified 11/29/15  by Ian MacInnes (imacinnes@albion.edu)

  A streamlined iPhone app for offline use.  Regnal Years calculated through Victoriahttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/historical-english-calendar/id454490345?ls=1&mt=8

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