History of Europe

By c.bates
  • 476

    Collapse of the Roman Empire

  • Jan 1, 1066

    The Battle of the Hastings

    http://www.thenagain.info/webchron/westeurope/hastings.htmlThe battle of Hastings took place in the year AD 1066 after a dispute over the succession to the English throne. The Battle of Hastings, both directly and indirectly, ushered in changes in English law, language and culture and laid the groundwork for the beginnings of the English feudal system.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1096 to Dec 31, 1099

    The First Crusade

    The Crusades were a series of Holy Wars launched by the Christian states of Europe against the Saracens. The term 'Saracen' was the word used to describe a Moslem during the time of the Crusades.
  • Mar 30, 1431

    The Death Of Joan Of Arc

    May 30, 1431 would be a day that would forever live in infamy in France. For it was on this day that the death of Joan of Arc be conducted through burning Joan of Arc at the stake. Joan of Arc's death would prove to be one of the greatest injustices in the Middle Ages, and it was not until 25 years later that she was found innocent of all heresy charges by the Pope himself.
  • The Great London Fire

    The Great Fire of London began on the night of September 2, 1666 as a small fire.