Medieval

Medieval Timeline

  • 418

    Clovis becomes King of the Franks

    Clovis becomes King of the Franks
    Clovis’s reign in 418-509, he was the first king of the Franks
    and he was one of the first Franks to unite the Frankish Tribes under one ruler.
  • Period: 418 to May 14, 1450

    Medieval Europe

  • 571

    Muhammad, prophet of Islam is born

    Muhammad, prophet of Islam is born
    Muhammad was born on 571 AD at Mecca, a city in the Hejaz and a capital city of Mecca Province in Saudi Arabia
  • May 9, 732

    Battle of Tours

    Battle of Tours
    In October 732, the location of the battle was in between the Poitiers and Tours, which was in North central France. The Moors and the Franks were battling each other and the victor was the Frankish Army.
  • May 9, 742

    Charlemagne, King of the Franks, is crowned Holy Roman Emperor

    Charlemagne, King of the Franks, is crowned Holy Roman Emperor
    Charlemagne is also known as Charles the Great, crowned in 742 and laid to rest in 814 after being king for over 13 years.
  • Jun 8, 793

    Vikings invade Northern Europe

    Vikings invade Northern Europe
    The Viking age was one of the important parts in Europe history, especially in the Northern European and Scandinavian history, in the late 8-13th century.
  • May 9, 1060

    Battle of Hastings

    Battle of Hastings
    It occurred in 1060, it was a battle between the Norman-French Army and the English army it took place in Senlac Hill, East Sussex of England.
  • May 9, 1098

    First Crusade

    First Crusade
    The first crusade started in 1096-1099, it was a expedition lead by the Roman Catholics of Europe to take over the Holy Lands.
  • Jul 6, 1189

    Coronation of Richard the Lionheart

    Coronation of Richard the Lionheart
    6th of July 1189, King Richard of Lionheart, was the son of King Henry II who died in 1189, he was crowned king after his fathers death. He was famous for being the brave leader of the Third Crusade, when they fought against Saladin.
  • May 14, 1206

    Mongol Empire is founded

    Mongol Empire is founded
    Mongol Empire was founded by Ghengis Khan in 1206.
  • May 14, 1215

    The Magna Carta is signed

    The Magna Carta is signed
    The Magna Carta was signed on 1215 and was signed by King John.
  • May 12, 1271

    Marco Polo sets off to explore Asia

    Marco Polo sets off to explore Asia
    Marco Polo set off to explore Asian in 1271; he was one of the first European explorers to travel across Asia. He was approximately 17 years old when he travelled with his father Nicolo Polo and Uncle Maffeo Polo, they journey lasted about 24years
  • May 14, 1337

    The Hundred Years War

    The Hundred Years War
    The Hundred Years War was a war between the Kingdom o England and the kingdom of France that lasted from 1337 to 1453.
  • May 14, 1348

    The Black Death hits Europe

    The Black Death hits Europe
    From the East, the Black Death hit Europe in 1348.
  • May 30, 1431

    Joan of Arc is excecuted

    Joan of Arc is excecuted
    She was born a peasant girl, as she grew older she led the French army to many important victories during the Hundred Years War. She was captured by the Burgundians to be exchanged for a sum of money and she was burned at the stake when she was only 19 years old.
  • May 9, 1450

    The Invention of the Printing Pess

    The Invention of the Printing Pess
    The printing press was invented by Johannes Gutenberg in 1450, it was a device that was created for printing on to cloth or paper and it applies pressure onto the sheet and a medium print is formed on the cloth.
  • May 14, 1453

    The fall of the Roman Empire

    The fall of the Roman Empire
    The last Roman was Constantine XI who died on the fall of the Empire which was on 1453 AD.
  • May 14, 1455

    War of the Roses

    War of the Roses
    War of Roses was a battle between supporters of two rival branches of the royal House of Plantagenet for the throne of England, that happened between 1455- 1485.
  • May 9, 1495

    The Last SUpper

    The Last SUpper
    It was painted by Leonardo da Vinci in 1495-1498, it was a significance in the Medieval times because it was when Jesus knew that one of his twelve disciples betray him and that it would be his last supper with them.