middle ages timeline

  • 481

    clovis becomes king

  • Dec 6, 732

    charles Martel defeated the Moors at tour

  • Dec 5, 768

    charlemagne is declared "emperor of the romans"

  • Dec 6, 1059

    the year the cardinals began to elect each new pope.

  • Dec 6, 1069

    first crusade begins

  • Dec 5, 1095

    pope urban II calls for war

  • Dec 5, 1122

    concordat of worms

  • Dec 5, 1145

    second crusade begins

  • Dec 5, 1170

    thomas becket murdered

  • Dec 5, 1176

    lomabard league defeated fredrick

  • Dec 6, 1184

    third crusade begins

  • Dec 5, 1189

    salah al-din recapture jerusalem

  • Dec 6, 1194

    first capetian king rules

  • Dec 6, 1202

    children's crusade

  • Dec 6, 1209

    franciscan order founded

  • Dec 6, 1215

    magna carta signed

  • Dec 6, 1216

    Dominican order founded

  • Dec 6, 1265

    dante Alighieri born

  • Dec 6, 1271

    the last crusade, when muslims captured Acer

  • Dec 5, 1324

    defenders of peace was written

  • Dec 5, 1337

    hundred years war begins

  • Dec 6, 1343

    Geoffrey Chaucer born

  • Dec 5, 1347

    black death spreads into europe

  • Dec 6, 1415

    battle of agincourt

  • Dec 6, 1415

    jans hus burned at the stake

  • Dec 5, 1453

    years war ends

  • Dec 6, 1455

    wars of the roses begins

  • Dec 6, 1492

    frerdinand and isabella order all jews to leave spain

  • william the conqueror began his rule

  • joans of arc burned at the stake