Medieval Timeline Ch.4 Sec. 3 and 4.

  • Jan 1, 1016


    King Canute captured England, making Anglo-Saxons and Vikings into one people.
  • Jan 1, 1042


    King Edward the Confessor, a descendant of Alfred the Great, took the throne.
  • Oct 14, 1066

    battle of the Hastings

    Normans and Anglo-Saxons fought the battle that changed English history. After Harold was arrowed in the eye,the Normans took the victory.
  • Jan 1, 1154


    From 1154 to 1189 Henry ruled England. He strengthened the royal courts of justice by sending royal judges to every part of england at least once a year.
  • Jan 1, 1180

    Phillip ll

    Phillip the second ruled from 1180 to 1223.
  • Jan 1, 1199

    John ruled

    When johns brother died, he took the throne and ruled from 1199 to 1216. He failed as a military leader, earning the name John Softsword
  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    On this day, they forced john to sign the most celebrated doucument in English history. It had the most basic political rights and was drawn up by nobels.
  • Jan 1, 1226

    Louis IX

    Franes central government became even stronger during the reign of Phillip's grandson, Louis IX, who ruled from 1226 to 1270.
  • Jan 1, 1285

    Pjillip IV

    In 1302, Phillip IV, who ruled from 1285 to 1314, was involved with a quarrel with the pope. The pope refused to allow priests to pay taxes to the kings.
  • Jan 1, 1295


    In 1295, Edward summoned two burgesses from every borough and two knights from every county to serve a parliment.
  • Jan 1, 1300


    The 1300's were fillled with disasters, both natural and human-made.
  • Alfred The Great

    King from 871 to 899, managed to turn back the Viking invaders. Graduallly he took control of the kingdom and called in England,"land of the angels".
  • Period: to Dec 31, 1453

    MIdieval Timeline Ch.14 Sec. 3 and 4