timeline of the middle ages

Timeline created by michi123
  • 476

    476 The Last Emperor

    476 The Last Emperor
    476: The last roman emperor dies. This symbolises the end of roman times and the start of the middle ages.
  • Jan 1, 742

    Charlemane 742

    Charlemane 742
    Charlemagne or Charles the Great was a king that conqured most of the Frankish kingdom. his kingdom covered alot of the europe. he was crowned emperor of the romans Romans. hewas born in 742 and died in 814.
  • Jan 1, 876

    king alfred

    871 King Alfred the Great of England becomes king he was a important king who brought wessex and other smaller countries together.
  • Nov 11, 1066

    William the conqurer 1066

    William the conqurer 1066
    William the Conqueror invades England and becomes king of England. he introduces feudalisim into this country. feudalisim is when the king owns all land and rents it to his vassals. the vassals rented it to other vassals. each vassal had to give something in return for renting the land.
  • Jan 1, 1099

    the first crusade

    July 1099 jerusalem is captured and all that were not of christian faith were killed. the cristians killing the others were thinking that they were doing this for god.
  • Jan 1, 1145

    the second crusade

    the second crusade was a crusade known as a failure. it was known as a failure because the knights tried to attack Jerusalem but failed
  • Jan 1, 1189

    Richard the Lionhearted 1189

    Richard the Lionhearted 1189
    gets the English crown.He captures French territory. he is the son of henry the ll who is the son of william the conquerer.
  • Jan 1, 1215

    MagnaCarta

    1215 King John of England was signed the Magna Carta. The Magna Carta is a agreement that gave some rights to the people and also said that the king had to follow the law also.
  • Jan 1, 1347

    Black Plague 1347-1351

    Black Plague 1347-1351
    the black plague was a disiese that went from 1347-1351 the black plauge killed about two thirds of the people living in Europe at the time. the sickness could spread quickly because food was scarce that year and because people had no proper self hygeine.
  • Jan 1, 1350

    Italian Renaissance 1350

    Italian Renaissance 1350
    the renecance starts in italy. the renecance is a periode in time called the rebirth. it is called this because people start looking at old things and making them better. artists also started drawing in perspective.
  • Jan 1, 1440

    printing press 1440

    printing press 1440
    Johannes Gutenberg invents the printing press this lets information to pass very quickly and peole to learn more things
  • Jan 1, 1475

    Michelangelo 1475

    Michelangelo 1475
    Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni sculptor he was a sculptor painter and engineer
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Christopher Colombus

    Christopher Colombus
    Christopher Columbus finds the new world.(america) he brings back new food and spices. as well as beaver pelts that start the hat making.
  • Jan 1, 1503

    leonardo da vinci

    leonardo da vinci
    1503 Leonardo da vinci studied humans and made a lot of inventions some are still used today. leonardo was also a painter and a reasearcher.
  • Jan 1, 1520

    Martin luther

    Martin luther
    1520 martin luther makes the church stop some of their problems. people decide to research on their own instead of beliving what the church tells them
  • william shakespere

    1599 - William Shakespeare builds the Globe theatre. He will write as well as preform many of his plays here.
  • Isac newton

    isac newton is born. he will become a famous inventor who will invent many things still used today
  • the Famine 1315 1317

    the Famine 1315 1317
    bad weather in spring 1315, l crop failures went on untill 1317. alot of people died and crime was more common.
  • the hundred year war

    the hundred year war
    the hundred years war was a war that waged between England and France England was invading and trying to get the french throne. this was because the english emperor had more right to the throne. according to the family tree.
  • 1610 galileo

    1610 - Galileo discovers the moons of Jupiter. he will become a famous mathematition and someone who hepled explain the solar system