Medival times

  • Jan 1, 675

    Mongols Invated China and Europe

    Batu Khan Ravaged the settlements in russia sacking them and racking occupants. this nomadic tribe of horsemen gained huge wealth and prospered. Enslaving some of there victims while massacring others. Eventually they changed their religious beliefs to Islam and began to assimilate into there communities.
  • Jan 1, 800

    The birth of charlemagne

    This is the date of the birth of Carolus Magnus (Charles the Great, or Charlemagne). Charlemagne was the son of the Merovingian mayor of the palace, Pepin the Short. He was crowned Emperor of the Romans in 800 and ruled until he died in 814
  • Jan 1, 1040

    The invention of gun powder

    The invention and widespread use of gunpowder. This white substance, when lit caused extensive damage to castle walls, rendering them near useless.
  • Oct 14, 1066

    Battle of Hastings

    William the Conqueror and the Duke of Normandy defeats Harold Godwinson in the battle of Hastings on October 14, 1066. Will is crowned King of England on Christmas day.
  • Jan 1, 1096

    First crusade to the holy land

    The first crusade was an attempt to re-capture jerusalem. After the Muslims took jerusalem in 1076 any christian who wanted to a pay a pilgrimage to the city faced a dangerous hard time.
  • Jan 1, 1206

    Genghis khan found the Mongol Empire

    The mongol empire is the largest empire in history. Genghis Khan came to power by uniting many of nomadic tribes of Northeast Asia.
  • Jan 1, 1337

    The start of the hundred year war.

    • The 100 years war' between the English and French begins in 1347 AD. After 4 major confrontations the French forces are crushed.
  • Jan 1, 1347

    The Black Plaque

    Also known as the blank death, the black plaque killed one third of the population during its time. It spread all throughout Europe from fleas infecting rats and rats biting humans. Over time around 25 million people died, they tried at home cures like “Leeching” and others.
  • Jan 1, 1369

    The decorated goth remodeling of the exeter catherdral in completed

    the walls of the older-style buildings were too heavy to support the downward force as well as the outward forces of the roof and this resulted in collapsed building. The new gothic style was adopted to hold the walls by placing pressure at specific points and let more light through the windows through stained glass.
  • Jan 1, 1435

    The fall of Constantinople

    Thw ottoman turks, lead by mehmed II used cannons to blast the defences down and invade. They were hundreds of thousands strong. The city was occupied and remains Islamic to this day. It was renamed in the 1930's to Istandbul
  • Signing of the Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta is a document that King John was forced into signing. It became the basis for english citizen rights. it was written by Archbishop Stephen Langton and the Barons.