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The Dark Ages

By Kiwi95
  • 476

    Fall of the Roman Empire

    Fall of the Roman Empire
    In 476 AD, the last Roman Emperor ,Romulus Augustulus was overtook by a German named Odoacer. Reasons for it's falling were: crazy emperors,civil wars,unemployment, high taxes, and Barbarian invasions.
  • Period: 476 to Jan 1, 1300

    The Dark Ages

    This is the time known as Dark Ages because it was harsh and horrible to be alive in rather then in the Classical times. Split into three middle ages there is the Early, High, and Late.
  • 481

    Clovis becomes King of Franks

    Clovis becomes King of Franks
    Around the age of 16 Clovis became the Chief or King of his tribe. To prove his kingship, he planned to drive the Romans out of Gaul and make it the empire of the Franks.
  • 570

    Birth of Muhummad

    Birth of Muhummad
    Born in Makkah (Mecca) Muhammad's father dies before he was born and mom die alittle while after.
  • Oct 10, 732

    Battle of Tours

    Battle of Tours
    The Battle of Tours was proposed by Charles Martel,who went with the Frankish army to fight off the Muslim invasion on the Frank Kingdom. Some say it lasted a week; others say it lasted just two days.
  • Jan 1, 772

    Saxon wars

    Saxon wars
    When Charlemagne first entered Saxony with the intent to conquer, until the last rebellion of disaffected tribesmen was crushed in 804.
  • Dec 25, 800

    Charlemagne becomes Holy Roman Emperor

    Charlemagne becomes Holy Roman Emperor
    Pope Leo III, crowned Charlemagne emperor of the Romans as he knelt in the church. Some say it was a surprise to Charlemagne , others say he knew it before it happened.
  • Jan 1, 896

    Alfred (King of England) defeats the Danish invasion

    Alfred (King of England) defeats the Danish invasion
    At the time of chaos, Alfred united the Saxons and rallied his forces and won a great victory.
  • Jan 1, 988

    Christianity reaches Russia

    Christianity reaches Russia
    As the result of the efforts of Saint Cyril and Methodius the Bible translations were made and the Russian Orthadox Church.
  • Oct 14, 1066

    William of Normandy conquers England

    William of Normandy conquers England
    Him,Odo of Bayeux and 7,000 to 8,000 men moved north from Bulverhythe with three "battles" composed of infantry,archers, and crossbowmen to attack the Saxons.
  • Nov 27, 1095

    Crusades

    Crusades
    The crusades were a series of religiously sanctioned military campaigns, called by the Pope and with the main goal of restoring the Holy land.
  • Nov 27, 1096

    First Crusade to the Holy Land

    First Crusade to the Holy Land
    Called by Pope Urban II for the responsiblitiy of assinating Emperor Alexus I of Constaintinople .This Crusade was led by Peter the Hermit, Walter the Penniless, Godfrey of Bouillon, Baldwin and Eustace of Flanders, and others.
  • Jan 1, 1206

    Genghis Khan founds the Mongol Empire

    Genghis Khan founds the Mongol Empire
    Genghis unified the Mongol and Turkic tribes in the region of modern-day Mongolia,later on becoming the ruler of all Mongols.
  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    The Magna Carta is a document that King John of England (1166 - 1216) was forced into signing.Forcing his power to lessen and allow the formation of paliament.
  • Oct 5, 1265

    Parliament of England

    Parliament of England
    The first elected parliament was De Montfort's Parliament in England which gave the habeas corpus, and followed the Magna Carta.
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Leprosy Breakout

    Leprosy Breakout
    The cure for leprosy was not known and the treatment prescribed was usually isolation.