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The Bronze Age was the second period in the prehistory of humankind on Earth, following the Stone Age and preceding the Iron Age. (PROSE: A History of Humankind)

One person definitively known to have lived in the epoch was Boadicea. When talking to Joan Redfern's WI group, archaeologist Alexander Shuttleworth claimed that professional reputations in British archaeology hinged upon the examination and proper interpretation of bronze age burials. Of particular debate about the period was the question of whether the bronze age society under examination was matriarchal or not. (PROSE: Prelude Human Nature)

Reyn's ship crashed in Swallow Woods during this period. (PROSE: The Way Through the Woods)

Professor Gilbert Horner believed that Devil's Hump contained the tomb of a warrior chieftain from the Bronze Age. (TV: The Dæmons)

In 2017, many archaeologists believed a crashed Dalek flying saucer discovered in France was from the Bronze Age before realising the truth. (COMIC: The Dalek Project)

Behind the scenes Edit

  • Writer Paul Cornell styles the term both "Bronze Age" and "bronze age" in Prelude Human Nature.