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LEGO Medieval History - People

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  • 470

    Riothamus

    Riothamus
    Riothamus - King of the Britons, either in England or Brittany, c470, supported the Romans against the Goths, seen by some as inspiration for the legend of King Arthur - Morgan190
  • Jan 1, 742

    Charlemagne

    Charlemagne
    Charlemagne - 742-814, King of the Franks, founder of the Carolingian Empire, united much of western Europe, promoted learning and the Catholic church - Morgan190 (shown), Kirk and Andrew, Spike94
  • Aug 14, 778

    Roland

    Roland
    Roland, or Hruodland, birth unknown, military governor of the Breton March and one of the chief paladins of Charlemagne, killed at the Battle of Roncevaux Pass and inspiration for the Chanson de Roland 74louloute
  • Jan 1, 849

    Alfred the great

    Alfred the great
    Alfred the Great - 849-899, King of the West Saxons who defended his kingdom against Viking invaders and rose to become the dominant ruler in England - Histo Sci
  • Jan 1, 893

    Æthelstan

    Æthelstan
    Æthelstan - considered the first King of England after defeating the last Viking kindom at York, considered a wise and just king - Msilverm
  • Jan 1, 944

    Edgar the Peaceful

    Edgar the Peaceful
    Edgar the Peaceful - King of England, helped consolidate the nation - Msilverm
  • Jan 1, 948

    Minamoto no Yorimitsu

    Minamoto no Yorimitsu
    Minamoto no Yorimitsu - 948-1021, Japanese warrior who served the Fujiwara clan, inspired legends - Andrew Becraft
  • Jan 1, 950

    Erik the Red

    Erik the Red
    Erik Thorvaldsson - 950-1003 - Viking explorer and founder of the first Norse settlement in Greenland. Father of Leif Ericson - Dunechaser (shown), Morgan190
  • Jan 1, 970

    Leif Ericson

    Leif Ericson
    Leif Ericson - c970-c1020, Norse explorer, first European to set foot in North America - Histo-Sci (shown), Andrew Becraft
  • Jan 1, 1022

    Harold Godwinson

    Harold Godwinson
    Harold Godwinson - 1022-1066, last Anglo-Saxon king of England, defeated by William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings - Histo-Sci
  • Jan 1, 1028

    William the Conqueror

    William the Conqueror
    William the Conqueror - 1028-1087 - Duke of Normandy, defeated the Anglo-Saxon king Harold Godwinson at the Battle of Hastings and became King of England - Histo-Sci
  • Jan 1, 1035

    Hereward the Wake

    Hereward the Wake
    Hereward the Wake - 1035-1072, warrior who led resistance to William the Conqueror in eastern England after the Battle of Hastings - Morgan190
  • Sep 8, 1137

    Richard the Lionheart

    Richard the Lionheart
    Richard the Lionheart - 1157-1199, King of England and parts of France, leader in 3rd Crusade Silentmaster OO5 (shown), Morgan190, Jamerco, Backfire isacoolman
  • Jan 1, 1138

    Saladin

    Saladin
    Saladin - first Sultan of Egypt and Syria, founder of the Ayyubid dynasty, fought the Crusaders - Samuel Martinez (shown), Turambar1
  • Jan 1, 1160

    Fulk FitzWarin

    Fulk FitzWarin
    Fulk FitzWarin - 1160-1258, English nobleman who rebelled against King John in a dispute over in heiritance, perhaps an inspiration for the Robin Hood legend - Morgan190
  • Jan 1, 1162

    Genghis Khan

    Genghis Khan
    Genghis Khan1162(?)-1227 - united the nomadic tribes of northeast Asia into the Mongol Empire, controling much of central Asia and China, started military campaigns that reached as far as the Ukraine - Dunechaser
  • Jan 1, 1182

    Francis of Assisi

    Francis of Assisi
    Francis of Assisi 1181/1182-1226, Italian friar and preacher, founder of the Franciscan order Michael Jasper
  • Apr 25, 1214

    Louis IX of France

    Louis IX of France
    Louis IX of France - 1214-1270, Saint Louis, King of France, died in Tunis on the Eighth Crusade - Morgan190
  • Sep 15, 1254

    Marco Polo

    Marco Polo
    Marco Polo - Venetian merchant and traveler whose account of his journey to China help inspire other traders and explorers - Morgan190
  • Jul 11, 1274

    Robert the Bruce

    Robert the Bruce
    Robert the Bruce - led Scotland against England during the Wars of Scottish Independance, became King of the Scots - Cuahchic (shown), Histo-Sci
  • Aug 23, 1305

    William Wallace

    William Wallace
    William Wallace - ?-1305, Scottish warrior, patriot - Hound Knight (shown), UK AFOL, Caleb, Morgan190, Nexus7.1
  • Jan 1, 1338

    Tvrtko I of Bosnia

    Tvrtko I of Bosnia
    Tvrtko I of Bosnia - ruler of Bosnia from 1353-1391, first as a vassal of Hungary then as an independant kingdom, brought Bosnia to its peak of dominance of the Balkans - Aldin
  • Jan 4, 1341

    Wat the Tyler

    Wat the Tyler
    Wat the Tyler - 1341-1381, leader of the Peasants' Revolt in England along with John Ball and Jack Straw, treacherously killed by the Lord Mayor of London during a parlay with Richard II - Histo-Sci
  • Jan 1, 1343

    Geoffrey Chaucer

    Geoffrey Chaucer
    Geoffrey Chaucer - c1343-1400, widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages, best known today for the Canterbury Tales - Morgan190 (shown), Andrew Becraft
  • Jan 1, 1412

    Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc
    Joan of Arc - 1412-1431, French maid who led the French, executed by the English - LennyLumas (shown), Shadow Viking, Nexus7.1, Morgan190
  • Nov 1, 1431

    Vlad the Impaler

    Vlad the Impaler
    Vlad III - prince of Wallachia (in modern Romania), legends of his cruelty to his enemies, particularly the invading Ottomons, inspired the story of Dracula - Thule87 (shown), Quickblade22, Sgtelridge
  • Oct 31, 1451

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    Christopher Columbus - 1451-1506, completed four voyages across the Atlantic, opened the way for European colonization in the Americas - Napoleon 53 (shown), Histo-Sci, LEGO store, Andrew Becraft
  • Apr 15, 1452

    Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci
  • Apr 15, 1452

    Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci
    da Vinci -1452-1519 - Jonas
  • Jan 1, 1460

    Vasco de Gama

    Vasco de Gama
    Vasco de Gama - 1460-1524, Portuguese sailor and explorer who sailed south around Africa to reach India - Morgan190
  • Oct 28, 1466

    Desiderius Erasmus

    Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus - 1466-1536, Dutch Catholic priest and theologian - Morgan190
  • Feb 19, 1473

    Nicolaus Copernicus

    Nicolaus Copernicus
    Nicolaus Copernicus - astronomer who proposed a heliocentric universe - Histo-Sci (shown), MisterZumbi
  • Jan 1, 1475

    Vasco Núñez de Balboa

    Vasco Núñez de Balboa
    Vasco Núñez de Balboa - 1475-1519, Spanish Conquistador and explorer, founded the first permanent European settlement on the American mainland (in Panama), crossed Panama to see the Pacific - Nathan
  • Mar 6, 1475

    Michelangelo

    Michelangelo
    Michelangelo - 1475-1565, artist - Morgan190
  • Nov 10, 1483

    Martin Luther

    Martin Luther
    Martin Luther 1483-1546 - Father of the Protestant Reformation Wunztwice, Histo-Sci
  • Jun 28, 1491

    Henry VIII

    Henry VIII
    Henry VIII - 1491-1547, King of England, broke with the Catholic Church in his quest for a divorce, father of Elizabeth I - Brithead (shown), Emily K, Morgan190, Histo-Sci
  • Jan 1, 1492

    William Tyndale

    William Tyndale
    William Tyndale - leading figure in the English Reformation, translator of the Bible into English, executed in 1536 - Ian Spacek
  • Jan 1, 1501

    Anne Boleyn

    Anne Boleyn
    Anne Boleyn - 1501-1536, second wife of Henry VIII, he broke from the Roman Catholic Church in an effort to divorce Catherine of Aragon to marry Anne, mother of Elizabeth I, after she failed to produce a male heir, and in his desire to pursue another, Henry accused her of treason and had her beheaded - Morgan190
  • May 10, 1509

    Wives of Henry VII

    Wives of Henry VII
    Wives of Henry VIII - divorced, beheaded, died, divorced beheaded, survived - Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, Catherine Parr - Cathiehh (shown), Brithead
  • Sep 7, 1533

    Elizabeth I

    Elizabeth I
    Elizabeth I 1533-1603, the 'Virgin Queen' of England Michael Jasper
  • Jun 23, 1534

    Oda Nobunaga

    Oda Nobunaga
    Oda Nobunaga - 1534-1582, initiated the unification of Japan under the Shogunate - Morgan190 (shown), Andrew Becraft
  • Jan 1, 1542

    Hattori Hanzō

    Hattori Hanzō
    Hattori Hanzō - 1542-1596, samurai and ninja master, helped Tokugawa Ieyasu become the ruler of a united Japan - Morgan190 (shown), Andrew Becraft
  • Mar 1, 1544

    Sir Francis Drake

    Sir Francis Drake
    Sir Francis Drake 1544-1596, English sea captain, privateer and explorer Michael Jasper
  • Jan 1, 1558

    Ishikawa Goemon

    Ishikawa Goemon
    Ishikawa Goemon - 1558-1594, Japanese outlaw who stole from the rich and gave to the poor - Morgan190
  • Jan 22, 1561

    Francis Bacon

    Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon - 1561-1626, English philosopher, scientist and politician, served as Lord Chancellor of England, developed the scientific method - Morgan190
  • Feb 15, 1564

    Galileo Galilei

    Galileo Galilei
    Galileo Galilei - 1564-1642, Italian astronomer, came into conflict with the Catholic church - LEGO/NASA (shown), Paul Vermeesch, Histo-Sci, TeeFury
  • Apr 13, 1570

    Guy Fawkes

    Guy Fawkes
    Guy Fawkes - Conspirator in the failed Gunpowder Plot to overthrow King James to install a Catholic queen. - Robbie Tengrove (shown), Legoland, Guy Fawkes 2.0
  • Sep 29, 1571

    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - 1571-1610, Italian artist, influential on the Baroque school of painting - Morgan190
  • Miyamoto Musashi

    Miyamoto Musashi
    Miyamoto Musashi - 1584-1685, Japanese swordsman and rōnin, considered one of the greatest warriors of all time - Andrew Becraft
  • René Descartes

    René Descartes
    René Descartes - 1596-1650, French mathematician and father of modern philosophy - Thom (shown), Morgan190, Helico, Histo-Sci
  • Oliver Cromwell

    Oliver Cromwell
    Oliver Cromwell - 1599-1658, Puritan, commander of parliamentary forces during the English Civil War, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland - Histo-Sci
  • Pierre de Fermat

    Pierre de Fermat
    Pierre de Fermat 1601-1665 - French mathematician Michael Jasper
  • John Milton

    John Milton
    John Milton - 1608-1674, English poet, author of Paradise Lost - Morgan190
  • Thomas Fairfax

    Thomas Fairfax
    Thomas Fairfax - 1612-1671, commander in chief of Parliamentary forces during the English Civil War - Morgan190
  • Man in the iron mask

    Man in the iron mask
    Man in the iron mask - French prisoner arrested in 1669 and imprisoned until his death 34 years later, identity concealed behind an iron mask - Morgan190