The Late Middle Ages

  • Period: Jan 1, 1278 to Jul 7, 1307

    The reign of King Edward I

  • Jan 1, 1300

    Renaissance

    Renaissance
    The Renaissance era being in the late 1300s and ended in the 1600s. The word "Renaissance" is a French word which mean "rebirth". During this time,learning quickly spread around the world. People beign learning more things about, medicine, astronomy, chemistry, etc. Around the world people would make new discoveries everyday! At this time, did the world really grow in knowlegde and come together.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1300 to Aug 22, 1485

    The Late Middle Ages

    Yet a draft for a school homework on the indicated time period. British lit.
  • May 1, 1300

    Guillaume de Machaut

    Guillaume de Machaut
    Guillaume de Machaut, a famous composer is born. He was known as a representative of the Ars Nova tradition. He wrote polyphonic music. He wrote a total of 42 ballads, 33 virelais, 21 rondeaux, 19 lais, 1 complainte, 1 chanson royale, 23 motets; most known of which is "Messe de Nostre Dame" and a hocket titled "David."
  • Sep 13, 1300

    The Crusades

    The Crusades
    The crusades were a series of wars fought between the Christians and Muslims over the "Holy Land" This "Holy Land" included the city of Jerusalem which was a Holy significance to both the Christians and Muslims. There were nine crusades total. After close to two centuries of battling the Crusaders lost to the Muslims. However, if the Christians wanted to they could've kept fighting, but after two hundred years of war there was no more motivation.
  • Jan 1, 1305

    Execution of William Wallace

    Execution of William Wallace
    Sir William Wallace was one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence. He was captured in Robroyston near Glasgow and handed over to King Edward I of England, who had him summarily hanged, drawn, and quartered for high treason and crimes against English civilians.
  • Period: Jul 7, 1307 to Jan 21, 1327

    The reign of King Edward II

  • Jul 31, 1307

    The Divine Comedy

    The Divine Comedy
    Dante begins writing the Divine Comedy,a reflection on the periods social and political problems
  • Nov 27, 1314

    Touch me not -Giotto

    Touch me not -Giotto
    The story of how Mother Mary tried to help Jesus at his tomb but he would not let her.
  • Apr 4, 1320

    The Last Supper-Giotto

    The Last Supper-Giotto
    Christ and the Apostles are shown celebrating Passover in Jerusalem. There are two essential elements to this story. First it is here that the sacrament of Communion is established. Second Christ predicts that one of His followers will betray him
  • Aug 1, 1320

    Ars Compositionis de Motetis

    Ars Compositionis de Motetis
    One of the oldest motets is created
  • Period: Dec 1, 1327 to Jun 21, 1377

    The reign of King Henry III

  • Dec 4, 1337

    The beggining of the Hundred Years´ War

    The beggining of the Hundred Years´ War
    The Treaty of Paris signed and written between Henry III of England and Louis IX of France asserts the fact that most of the Angevian Empirre was lost; however, Henry III keeps the remains of the Duchy of Aquitaine. Furthermore, the war developes because Henry III was trying to gain more power and land in France.
  • Period: Dec 4, 1337 to Jul 23, 1453

    The Hundred Year War

    The Hundred Years' War was fought between England and France over a period of more than a hundred years, Most of the battle took place on French soil. The war started because in 1337, French king Philip VI confiscated Guyenne, an area in southwest France that belonged to the English king Edward III.
  • Sep 13, 1347

    The Black Plague

    The Black Plague
    The Black Plague,also known as "Bubonic Plague", was a disease that affected mainly rodent. However fleas could eaisly transmit the disease to humans. This disease is contagious. This disease causes your skin to be red at first and then turn black,which is how it got its' name. It first started in China,who was one of the world'strading nations. The plague was quickly spreaded into Western Europe and Asia. About 25 million people died of the diesease in under 6 years!
  • Jan 31, 1349

    Decameron

    Decameron
    Giovanni Boccaccio writes the Decameron;A story abput the plague but not in the cristian way (God did not punish us)
  • Period: Dec 31, 1377 to Jan 1, 1399

    The reign of King Richard II

  • Apr 28, 1380

    Bible Translated to English

    Bible Translated to English
    The entire Bible is translated to English, by John Wycliffe,
  • Jan 1, 1381

    Peasants' Revolt

    Peasants' Revolt
    was one of a number of popular revolts in late medieval Europe and is a major event in the history of England. Tyler's Rebellion was not only the most extreme and widespread insurrection in English history but also the best-documented popular rebellion to have occurred during medieval times.
  • May 1, 1385

    John Dunstaple

    John Dunstaple
    John Dunstaple is born,He is to become one of the leading English composers of his time.
  • Jan 31, 1387

    The Canterbury Tales

    The Canterbury Tales
    Chaucer begins The Canterbury Tales; it is a story of traveling pilgrims. This was one of the first major literary works to be written in English over French which was widely spoken at the time.
  • Period: Dec 1, 1399 to Mar 20, 1413

    The reign of King Henry IV

  • Period: Dec 1, 1413 to Jan 1, 1422

    The reign of King Henry V

  • Period: Dec 1, 1422 to Jan 1, 1461

    The reign of King Henry IV

  • Period: Jan 1, 1428 to Jan 1, 1429

    The Siege of Orleans

    The Siege of Orléans (1428–1429) marked a turning point in the Hundred Years' War between France and England. This was Joan of Arc's first major military victory and the first major French success. The outset of this siege marked the pinnacle of English power during the later stages of the war.
  • Jul 25, 1439

    Guttenberg Press

    Guttenberg Press
    Guttenberg invents the first movable type printing press. The Bible could therefore be quickly produced rather than handwritten. This made it more accessable. People who disagreed wtih the government or the Church could distribute thier ideas through print.
  • Jun 23, 1453

    The Hundred Year War ends

    The Hundred Year War ends
    Charles VII gains control of Burdeos and Aquitania, recorvering all of the French territory taken by the British except Clais. Hence, the Hundred Years' War ends with French vitory
  • Period: Dec 1, 1461 to Jan 1, 1483

    The reign of King Edward IV

  • Sep 28, 1469

    The Legend of King Arthur

    The Legend of King Arthur
    Malory wrote "The Legend of King Arthur", about King Arthur and Knights of the Round Table and how they searched for the Holy Grail. The story contained tales of chivalry and noble values, the War of the Roses was going on when he wrote this and these values were being disrupted from war.
  • Aug 10, 1478

    The Fall of Constinople

    The Fall of Constinople
    After the 54 day seige, the Constinople Empire fell. Then rose the Ottoman Empire.
  • Sep 3, 1483

    The Princes of the Tower

    The Princes of the Tower
    Assassination of Edward V and his brother Richard.
  • Period: Dec 1, 1483 to Aug 22, 1485

    The reign of King Richard III

  • Aug 22, 1485

    Battle of Bosworth Field

    Battle of Bosworth Field
    The Battle of Bosworth (or Bosworth Field) was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century. Fought on 22 August 1485, the battle was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, by his victory became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty. His opponent, Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle. Historian