The Dark Ages

  • Period: 400 to Jan 22, 1300

    The Dark Ages

  • 500

    Clovis/Franks

    Was the first Germanic ruler to convert to Christianity.
  • Jan 22, 714

    Pepin the Short

    Was the father of Charlemagne, he was a pretty cool guy.
  • Jan 22, 732

    Battle of Tours

    William of Normandy won it.
  • Jan 22, 768

    Start of Charlemegne

    When the Charlemegne was just starting to gain power.
  • Jan 22, 768

    Revival of Learning

    Time when Charlemegne revived learning
  • Dec 25, 800

    Crowning of Charlemagne

    Was crowned emeperor of Roman Empire by the pope.
  • Jan 22, 814

    Death of Charlemagne

    Prommoted learning and formed empires
  • Jan 22, 830

    Henry II

    Worked to expand the power of his empire.
  • Jan 22, 850

    Vikings

    Began invading after the death of Charlemagne.
  • Jan 22, 900

    Feudalism

    New form of proctection from the vikings.
  • Jan 22, 1096

    The Crusuades

    Series of wars
  • Jan 22, 1170

    Death of Thomas Beckett

    Henry II had him killed
  • Jan 22, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Signed by King John, gave more rights to commoners