The Middle Ages Timeline

  • 400

    Britain was raided by Scots from the west, Picts from the north and Saxons from the east

  • Period: 400 to Dec 31, 1500

    The Middle Ages Timeline

  • 476

    Western Roman Empire ends

  • Dec 6, 711

    Moors start raiding Spain

  • Feb 14, 793

    Vikings start raiding Europe

  • Sep 14, 900

    England has been unified as a single medieval kingdom.

  • Oct 24, 1066

    William of Normandy wins the Battle of Hastings and becomes King of England

  • Mar 9, 1096

    Crusades start

  • May 13, 1100

    Small towns start springing up over Europe

  • Nov 21, 1156

    Kremlin built in Moscow

  • Oct 24, 1192

    Minamoto Yoritomo becomes the first shogun of Japan

  • Jul 16, 1215

    King John of England signs the Magna Carta

  • Jun 18, 1275

    First meeting held in England of a parliament

  • Sep 2, 1291

    Crusades end

  • Dec 17, 1295

    Marco Polo publishes his tales of China

  • Oct 24, 1337

    100 Years' War starts

  • Aug 1, 1347

    Black Death breaks out in Europe

  • Mar 18, 1381

    Wat Tyler leads a revolt of English peasants to win more freedom from landowners

  • Jan 6, 1412

    Joan of Arc was born

  • Apr 25, 1429

    Joan of Arc drives out the English from Orleans

  • Nov 16, 1453

    100 Years' War ends

  • Jan 15, 1485

    Henry Tudor (Henry VII) is crowned King of England