middle ages

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  • Period:
    401
    to
    1450

    middle ages

    In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages or Medieval Period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century. It began with the fall of the Western Roman Empire and merged into the Renaissance and the Age of Discovery.
  • Period:
    500
    to
    1453

    byzantine empire

    straddling two continents Europe and Asia, the byzantine empire gives rise to a new church in the east, the Eastern orthodox.
  • Period:
    527
    to
    565

    rule of justian l

    during his reign over the byzantine empire, Justinian I rebuilds the city of Constantinople and creates a systematic body of law known as Justinians code
  • Period:
    768
    to
    814

    charemagne's reign

    as a ruler of the franks, charlemagne unifies nearly all the christian lands of Europe into a single empire
  • 1076

    excommunication of Henry lv

    Henry iv, emperor of the holy roman empire. is excommunicated for the roman catholic church after disputing pop Gregory vll's decision that kings could not appoint church officials
  • 1215

    magna carta

    king john of England accepts Magna Carta, under which he agrees to protect the rights and privileges and nobles
  • 1295

    Model Parliament

    King Edward I creates the model parliament, a governing body that includes commoners, church officials, and nobles
  • Period:
    1337
    to
    1453

    Hundred years' war

    The Hundred years' war, a series of wars between England and France. Shifts power from Feudal lords to monarchs and common people.
  • 1347

    Bubonic Plague Reaches Europe

    The bubonic plague, also known as the Black Death, Reaches Europe after sweeping across Asia. The Plague forces a shift on the power from nobles to the common people.