Medieval times

Alyssa Vodak:Unit two

  • Period: 400 to Oct 29, 600

    Government

    The Roman provinces were replaced by Small Germanic Kingdoms. Small communities are governed with unwritten rules and traditions. Also, family ties and personal loyalty rather than citizenship and written laws have been what they focus on.
  • 500

    Germans Invaded Former Western Empire

    Germans Invaded Former Western Empire
    The Germans had brought many changes to the empire like government, culture, and language. The German forces ended up invading the Wester Empire.
  • Period: 500 to Oct 26, 1500

    Middle Ages

    The timespan in which the European history took place. The reniassance period.
  • 511

    Uniting of the Franks

    Uniting of the Franks
    The Franks were united which is a modern day France. The leader, Clovis, sent out missionaries to spread the Christian religion around the kingdom.
  • Nov 23, 625

    Vernacular

    Vernacular
    Verrnacular was where common languages were developed. The common romance languages are Spanish, French, and Latin. People now started writing books because of the common language.
    http://ac-support.europe.umuc.edu/~jmatthew/naples/vernacular.htm
  • Period: Oct 26, 751 to Oct 26, 987

    Carolingian Dynasty

    The Carolingian Dynasty was a French family. The dynasty was founded by Charlemanges father.
  • Oct 29, 751

    Pepin the Short

    Pepin the Short
    Pepin began the reign of the Frankish rulers. He was the first king of the Franks
  • Period: Oct 26, 768 to Oct 26, 814

    Reign of Charlemagne

    Charlemagne was crowned king of Western Roman Empire. He reunited the empire himself.
  • Dec 25, 800

    Crowning of Charlemagne by the pope

    Crowning of Charlemagne by the pope
    Charlemagne traveled to Rome to take care of problems with the church. While he was there he was crowned emperor by the pope putting a gold crown on his head.
  • Oct 26, 936

    Crowning of Otto

    Crowning of Otto
    Otto was crowned king in 936. His nickname was Otto the Great. Otto was like a mini Charlemagne, He formed a close relationship with the church.
  • Nov 19, 1066

    Battle of Hastings

    Battle of Hastings
    The Battle of Hastings was between the Normans and the Saxons. William was battling over the throne of England.

    http://www.britishbattles.com/norman-conquest/battle-hastings.htm
  • Oct 26, 1075

    Banning of lay investiture

    Banning of lay investiture
    The lay investitiure was a ceremony in which kings and nobles are are appointed church officials. Pope Gregory bannned the lay investiture because he did not like that bishops were under the power of any king.
  • Oct 26, 1077

    Henry VI Journeyed Through the Alps to Canossa, Italy

    Henry VI Journeyed Through the Alps to Canossa, Italy
    Henry journeyed through the cold snowy alps to Italy. When he got there he met Pope Gregory and asked him for forgiveness. The Pope had given him that forgiveness.
  • Period: Nov 19, 1096 to Nov 19, 1270

    Crusades

    The crusades was a time period where many holy wars took place. There were up to 9 crusades in all.
    http://www.history-timelines.org.uk/events-timelines/22-the-crusades-timeline.htm
  • Nov 23, 1099

    The First Crusade

    The First Crusade
    The first crusade established a new kingdom called The Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. It gained more land for the knights.
    http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/the-crusades.htm
  • Oct 26, 1122

    Gregory and Henry fighting stop fighting over the lay investiture

    Gregory and Henry fighting stop fighting over the lay investiture
    The representitives of the church and the emperor met in German city of Worms. They each compromised on Concordat of Worms. Which means the Church could grant a bishop his ring and staff. The emperor had to veto power to prevent the appointment of a bishop.
  • Oct 26, 1176

    Battle of Legnano

    Battle of Legnano
    The Battle of Legnano was between the Lombared League and Fredrick's army. The Lombard League ended up defeating Fredrick's army for the first timein history
  • Nov 19, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    The Magna Carta guarenteed a certain basic political rights including the taxation without representation.
    http://www.constitution.org/eng/magnacar.htm
  • Nov 23, 1261

    The Fourth Crusade

    The Fourth Crusade
    In this crusade Constantiople was looted. Because of that, Constantiople had lost a lot of strength.
    http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/the-fourth-crusade.htm
  • Nov 23, 1295

    Parliament is formed in England

    Parliament is formed in England
    The parliament was split into two houses; the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
    http://www.answers.com/topic/parliament-british
  • Period: Nov 19, 1337 to Nov 19, 1453

    Hundred Years' War

    The Hundreds Year's War was a time period where France and England were constantly fighting. France and England were fighting due to the king of England, who was a son of a French princess, claimed to rule France also.
    http://www.essortment.com/information-hundred-years-war-21588.html
  • Period: Nov 19, 1340 to Nov 19, 1400

    Bubonic Plague - Black Death

    In the early 1330s an outbreak of deadly bubonic plague occurred in China. The bubonic plague mainly affects rodents, but fleas can transmit the disease to people. Once people are infected, they infect others very rapidly.
    http://www.themiddleages.net/plague.html
    http://www.themiddleages.net/plague.html
  • Nov 23, 1414

    Great Schism

    Great Schism
    The Great Schism was a split between the Eastern and Western churches.
    http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/the-great-schism.htm
  • May 8, 1429

    Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc
    Joan of arc was given a army in her hands to handle. With that army there were many military successes before she was captured.
    http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=295
  • The Cannon law

    The Cannon law
    The Cannon law was the law of the church. It involved manners of marriage and religious practices.The church established courts to try people accused to violating the law.