a timeline of British science fiction
Johann Guttenberg produces an edition of the Bible using moveable type.
William Caxton prints the first book in England.
Thomas More born in London.
Henry Tudor defeats Richard III at Bosworth; ascends the throne as Henry VII.
Columbus reaches the Caribbean.
Vasco da Gama rounds the Cape of Good Hope and opens the way to India.
Columbus's third voyage identifies the mainland of South America.
Thomas More meets Erasmus.