This is a list of wars involving the Kingdom of England before the creation of the Kingdom of Great Britain by the Acts of Union 1707. For dates after 1708, see List of wars involving the United Kingdom.
10th and 11th centuries
List of civil wars
Rebellion of 1088 – in England and Normandy
The Anarchy (1135–54) – in England
Revolt of 1173–74 – in England, Normandy, and Anjou
First Barons' War (1215–17) – in England
Second Barons' War (1264–67) – in England
Welsh Uprising (1282) – in England and Wales
Peasants' Revolt (1381) – in England
Wars of the Roses (1455–1485) – in England and Wales; Richard III was the last English king to die in combat
Cornish Rebellion of 1497 - in England
Wars of the Three Kingdoms (1639–1651) – in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland
First Bishops' War (1639)
Second Bishops' War (1640)
Irish Rebellion of 1641
First English Civil War (1642–46)
The Confederates' War (1642–48)
Scotland in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms (1644–47)
Second English Civil War (1648)
Third English Civil War (1650–51)
Cromwellian conquest of Ireland (1649)
Monmouth Rebellion (1685) – in England
Jacobite Rebellions (1689–91; 1715–16; 1719; 1745–46) – in England, Scotland and Ireland
Williamite War in Ireland (1688–91)
Battle of the Boyne (1690) – last battle between two rival claimants for the throne
List of English civil wars
List of wars in Great Britain
Military history of England
List of wars involving England and France
List of wars involving the United Kingdom
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Carlton, Charles. This Seat of Mars: War and the British Isles, 1485-1746 (Yale UP; 2011) 332 pages; studies the impact of near unceasing war from the individual to the national levels.
Chandler, David G., and Ian Frederick William Beckett, eds. The Oxford history of the British army (Oxford UP, 2003).
Cole, D. H and E. C Priestley. An outline of British military history, 1660-1936 (1936). online
Higham, John, ed. A Guide to the Sources of British Military History (1971) 654 pages excerpt; Highly detailed bibliography and discussion up to 1970.
Sheppard, Eric William. A short history of the British army (1950). online
Messenger, Charles, ed. Reader's Guide to Military History (2001) pp 55–74; annotated guide to most important books.