Koala

The Medieval Period

  • 476

    Fall Of Rome, Visgoths sack rome

    The visigoths sack rome
  • 597

    Augustine arrives in Kent and begins the conversion of England

  • Jan 1, 633

    Aidan founds the monastery of Lindisfarne, Northumbria

  • Jan 1, 789

    First recorded Viking attack happens in Dorset

  • Jan 1, 793

    Vikings attack the monastery of Lindisfarne, Northumbria

  • Jan 1, 795

    Vikings attack the island monastery of Iona, Scotland

  • Jan 1, 946

    Edmund of England is stabbed to death in a brawl

  • Feb 1, 1066

    End of Viking period/battle of Stanford bridge

  • Sep 25, 1066

    Harold II defeats and kills Harald Hardrada at the Battle of Stamford Bridge

  • Oct 14, 1066

    William of Normandy defeats and kills Harold II at Hastings

  • Dec 25, 1066

    William of Normandy is crowned king of England

  • Jan 1, 1077

    Bayeux Tapestry illustrating the Battle of Hastings is completed

  • Sep 18, 1087

    William the Conqueror dies at Rouen, Normandy

  • Jan 1, 1095

    First Crusade 1095–1099

  • Jan 1, 1096

    Oxford University is founded

  • Jan 1, 1147

    Second Crusade 1147–1149

  • Jan 1, 1187

    Third Crusade 1187–1192

  • Jan 1, 1202

    Fourth Crusade 1202–1204

  • Feb 15, 1215

    The Magna Carta

  • Jan 1, 1217

    Fifth Crusade 1217–1221

  • Jan 1, 1228

    Sixth Crusade 1228–1229

  • Jan 1, 1248

    Seventh Crusade 1248–1254

  • Jan 1, 1270

    Eighth Crusade 1270

  • Jan 1, 1271

    Ninth Crusade 1271–1272

  • Jan 1, 1315

    Millions die in the Great European Famine

  • May 24, 1337

    Hundred Years' War between England and France begins

  • Jan 1, 1346

    Black Death arrived from China from Venice

  • Jul 7, 1348

    'Black Death' enters Britain

  • Aug 31, 1422

    Henry VI becomes king of England and France before his first birthday

  • May 22, 1445

    Wars of the Roses begin with first Battle of St Albans

  • Jan 1, 1477

    William Caxton publishes the first printed book in England

  • Aug 22, 1485

    Henry Tudor defeats Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth