Medieval History

By lindy9
  • 410

    Sacking of Rome

    Sacking of Rome
    The city of Rome was sacked by the Visigoths, their leader Alaric l. Rome survived two siege's but couldn't withstand the third, the city was looted and Roman Emperors ashes were scattered.
  • 476

    Fall of Western Rome

    Fall of Western Rome
    The fleeing of troops aacross the Empire led to the defeat of the Roman Empire in 240AD.
  • 500

    King Arthur

    King Arthur
    Legend says that King Arthus was a King who gathered a group of brave men who met around a table to discuss making England and its people safe, they became known as the Knights of the round table.
  • Period: 500 to Dec 31, 1500

    Medieval Era

  • 570

    Muhammad

    Muhammad
    Muhammad was a very important fingure during the medieval times, his influence in the Europian area during the medieval times were life changing, he revolutionised the Islamic way that spread all the way through most of Europe.
  • Jul 17, 622

    Rise of Islam

    Rise of Islam
    The rise of islam was influenced by Muhammad to start with, during his life Islam received many followers converting from other religions from all over Arabia, when he died in 632 AD the Islamic way had became the main faith along the Arabian Penisula.
  • Oct 30, 732

    Battle of Tours

    Battle of Tours
    The battle of tours was a battle between Islam and Frankish, Burgundian , the Frankish side one and keep the Christian religion in Europe.
  • Oct 29, 768

    Charlemagne

    Charlemagne
    King of the Frank from 768 and was then the Emperor of the Romans between 800 to 814 when he died.
  • Period: Jan 18, 793 to Nov 29, 1066

    Viking Era

  • Jun 8, 793

    First Viking Raid

    The First Viking raid was on the wealthy monastry in Lindisfarne
  • Jun 8, 1033

    Alliance between France and England

    An alliance formed between France and thbe English to help each other against the Vikings.
  • Jan 4, 1066

    King Edward Dies

  • Apr 8, 1066

    Halley's comet streaks across the English sky

  • Jun 8, 1066

    Feudalism

    Feudalism was introduced by King William, this allowed him to control society by giving land, power and privilege to Normans and the Catholic Church.
  • Sep 25, 1066

    Battle of Stamford Bridge

    Battle of Stamford Bridge
    The Battle of Stamford Bridge was between the English and the Vikings, the Vikings lose a Harald Hadrada dies after being shot in the eye with an arrow.
  • Oct 14, 1066

    Battle of Hastings

    Battle of Hastings
    The Battle of hastings was twenty days after the Battle of Stamford Bridge, Harold and his army marched down from the north to the south, they then lost to the Normans.
  • Jul 17, 1086

    Domesday Survey

    Domesday Survey
    The Domesday survey is the great survey that most of England and Wales took part in created by King William, one of the main reasons of the survey was to check who held what amount of money.
  • Dec 19, 1096

    First Crusade

    First Crusade
    The first crusade was to regain the Holy lands taken by the Muslim conquest of the Levant, thie is basically starting the recapture of Jerusalem again.
  • Aug 2, 1118

    Knights of Templar

    Knights of Templar
    This order of monks was the beginning of the modern banking system. At the start, they were poor monks and through the crusades were given money to look after by Knights as they were trusted. The Knights were often away for many years so the power of the onks increased and their system of look ing after money became the beginnigns of a banking system.
  • Jun 8, 1147

    The Second Crusade

    The Second crusade to regain The Holy Land many crusaders forze to death during the cold winters.
  • Jun 8, 1189

    The Third Crusade

    The third crusade was to regain the Holy land again.
  • Feb 11, 1202

    Fourth Crusade

    Fourth Crusade
    The plan was to rescue the Holy Land (Muslim controlled Jerusalem) by going through Egypt, instead the Crusaders invavded and conquered Christian Constantinople, causing a long rift in the church between Eastern Orthodox and the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Feb 11, 1206

    Ghengis Khan

    Ghengis Khan
    Reign of throne started. A Khan is another word for a King and Ghengis Khan was known espeically for joining together the tribes that had been fighting each other to fight against their enemies as a awesome force. He rules for a long time but was a mean and ferious warior.
  • Feb 11, 1212

    Children's Crusade

    Children's Crusade
    A disaster. The priest got the children into a frenzy of religion and had them believing they needed no food that god would look after them on the road to the Jerusalem - instead, no food, great isckness and many deaths of children.
  • Oct 17, 1215

    Magna Carta Signed

    Magna Carta Signed
    An English document which devoloped the legal system in England.
  • Nov 26, 1337

    One Hundred Year War

    One Hundred Year War
    The one hundred year war . The one hundred year war also evoloved the weopons, tactics and army structure used in battles.
  • Dec 18, 1347

    Black Death

    Black Death
    Otherwise known as the Bubuonic Plague, millions of Europenas were killed by this disease that is carried by the fleas on rats the ships coming into the bay. It called the black death because when you started urinating black water your were nearly dead. The Black Plague starting in Marseilles.
  • Jul 5, 1381

    Peasants' Revolt

    Peasants' Revolt
    The peasants' revolted againgst the lords and kings for treating them as slaves (serfs). But this revolt was not succesful but was the begining of the end.
  • Feb 11, 1412

    Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc
    Joan of Arc led the French army to several important battles in the one hundred year war. Her French name was Jean D'arc and she believed that god told her to fight for France against the English. Her religous drive made her very successful in the beginning but ultimately she was captured and killed as a witch.
  • Oct 14, 1440

    Invention of printing press

    Invention of printing press
    The printing press was invented by Johann Gutenberg. This led to greater literacy levels as the people now had access to books, not just the priests and educated rich. THis also led to greater interest in Christianity as the "people" could now read gods word- not its interprestation only by the priests.