The Middle Ages

  • Period: 450 to Jan 1, 1500

    Middle Ages

  • 481

    Clovis becomes King

  • Dec 7, 733

    Charles Martel defeats the Moors and Tours

  • Dec 25, 800

    Charlemagne is Declared "Emperor of the Romans"

  • Jul 3, 987

    First Caoetian king rules

  • Dec 25, 1066

    William the Conqueror began his rule

  • Dec 7, 1095

    Pope Urban II calls for war

  • Dec 7, 1096

    First Crusade begins

  • Dec 7, 1122

    Concordat of Worms

  • Dec 7, 1145

    Second Crusade begins

  • Dec 7, 1170

    Thomas Becket murdered

  • May 26, 1176

    Lombard League defeats Frederick

  • Dec 7, 1187

    Salah al-Din recaptures Jerusalem

  • Dec 7, 1189

    Third Crusade begins

  • Dec 7, 1198

    Cardinals began to elect a new pope

  • Dec 7, 1212

    Franciscan order founded

  • Dec 7, 1212

    Childrens' Crusade

  • Dec 7, 1215

    Magna Carta signed

  • Dec 7, 1216

    Dominican order founded

  • Jun 1, 1265

    Dante Alighieri born

  • Dec 7, 1291

    The Last Crusade, when the Muslims captured Acre

  • Dec 7, 1324

    Defender of the Peace written

  • Dec 7, 1337

    Hundred Years of War begins

  • Dec 7, 1343

    Geoffrey Chauncer born

  • Dec 7, 1347

    Black Death spreads into Europe

  • Dec 7, 1415

    Battle of Agincourt

  • Dec 7, 1415

    Jan Hus burned at the stake

  • May 7, 1431

    Joan of Arc burned at the stake

  • Dec 7, 1453

    Hundred Years of War ends

  • Dec 7, 1455

    Wars of Roses begin

  • Dec 7, 1492

    Ferdinand and Isabella order all Jews out of Spain