Early Middle Ages

  • Period: Jan 1, 700 to Dec 31, 1250

    Early Middle Ages

  • Mar 8, 711

    Muslims under Tarik invade Spain

    Will begin a period of Muslim rule within in the Iberian peninsula (with various portions of land) until nearly the end of the Fifteenth Century.
  • Mar 8, 751

    Pippin III

    In 751, Pippin III becomes King when he forces the old king off the throne. He was the king of Franks. He was Charlemagnes father.
  • Mar 8, 1000


    In 1000, the Mayas officially civilized. At its height it had about 10 million people and 40 major cities,
  • Mar 7, 1066

    William the Conqueror

    At the battle of Hastings, William defeated the combined forces. William declared all of the land of england to be their own personal property, He then became king and became the Duke of Normandy.
  • Mar 7, 1215

    Magna Carta

    In 1215 the Magna Carta was signed. The Magna Carta was to inforce that kings couldnt impose silly rules
  • Charlemagne

    Charlemagne was known best for his military expansion. Charles defeated the Lombard, he does so good they make him their king. He was was crowned Emperor of rome in 800
  • Toltecs

    900 - 1200, was when the Toltecs were around. They were in the high lands of Mexico, and were very war like. They built some of the first cities.
  • Otto The Great

    The holy roman empire thought that Otto the Great was the best person to ask for help. So Otto went down to Italy and took care of things. Then he became emperor.
  • Emperor of Rome

    In 800, Charlemagne became the emperor of Rome. He centered his goverment in Aache, Germany. He had counts and inspectors.
  • Decline of the Mayas

    In 900, the Mayan empire declined. No ones exactly sure what happened to the Mayas, but some believe that they were taken over by environmental damage.