Middle age By szavabotond 476 The fall of the Western Roman Empire This is an important date, because it marked the beginning of the middle ages. 800 Coronation of Charlemagne This is important, because it basically revived the idea of christianity in europe. 1066 Battle of Hastings This was important, because William, the conqueror defeated England, which resulted in an Norman conquest of England. Period: 1096 to 1291 The Crusades This was a military campaign, which was launched by Western Europeans to reclaim the Holy land, from Muslim rule. Also introduced the ideas of trades between Europe and the Middle-east 1212 Children' s crusades This was a part of The Crusades, but children participated in it. Many children were sold into slavery after these ended. 1215 Magna Carta The Magna carta was signed by King John in 1215. It guaranteed certain rights to nobles. 1347 The Black Death The black death was one of the biggest pandemics in human history, it caused the death of millions of people in europe. 1453 The fall of Constantinapole This was a significant date, because it marked the end of the Byzantine empire. It had a huge impact on european trade, politics and culture. 1485 Battle of Bosworth This is important, because it marked the end of the Wars of Roses and the beggining of the Tudor dynasty in England. Led the political stability. 1492 Christopher Columbus reaches America Christopher Columbus reaches America during his voyages. This event marked the end of the middle ages.