Medieval Europe

  • Oct 17, 732

    Battle of Tours

    Was faught during the muslim invasions of western europe. The defeat helped development in western europe.
  • Nov 10, 1122

    Eleanor of Aquataine

    The mother of Henry, the King of England. While he was away, she ran the castle. Eleanor was also a poet and writer.
  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    a document King John of England had to sign because it reduced his power as king of England and allowed a new parliment.
  • Jun 4, 1254

    Marco Polo

    an important man in Mideval Europe for traveling to the Chinese empire Cathay and was invited to stay, along with his father and uncle, with Kublai Khan.
  • Jan 1, 1337

    Hundred Year War Began

    A series of Battles between France and England. Led to the development of technoogy with seige engines and Longbows.
  • Jan 1, 1348

    The Black Death Starts

    A horrible plague in the Middle Ages that caused high fevers, sores, and mental illusions. It spread from Central Asia to Europe through trade routes and ships.
  • Jan 1, 1350

    The Black Death Ends

    The black plague ended, but their was still outbrakes even years after.
  • Jan 6, 1412

    Joan of Arc

    She was born in 1412 in France. She had remarkable courage both mentally and physically. Fought with the army and helped lead the French military to capture the fortress of Saint Loup and then Saint Jean le Blanc.
  • Nov 10, 1453

    Hundred Year War Ended

    The Hundred Year War ends. Although the title claims the war lasted 100 years, it was many different battles spread across the years.
  • Viking Invasions

    From Scandinavia, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, the Vikings terrorized and defeated local armies in Ireland, Scotland and Conquered Half of England.
  • The Spanish Reconquista

    Spain tried driving the Muslims out of Europe. This ended in 1492.