Topic 9 and 10 Timeline

Timeline created by John Ramirez
  • 486

    Clovis defeats the last Roman army in Western Europe

    Clovis defeats the last Roman army in Western Europe
    Clovis defeated the last Roman Army in Western Europe, then he took control of most of the Germanic Kingdoms. Although the Franks grew rich from their conquests, their central government did not last long. Eventually, the Frankish land broke into smaller local kingdoms.
  • 529

    Benedict of Nursia founds the first Benedictine Monastery.

    Benedict of Nursia founds the first Benedictine Monastery.
    About in 529 A.D., Benedict organized a monastery in central Italy.
  • 732

    Charles Martel defeats Muslim invaders in the battle of Tours

    Charles Martel defeats Muslim invaders in the battle of Tours
    Frankish general Charles Martel crushed an invading Muslim army at Tours, France. He decisively halted the Islamic advance into Europe.
  • 792

    Vikings make their earliest first known raid on Ireland

    Vikings make their earliest first known raid on Ireland
    Raiders, known as Vikings, from Scandinavia made their first raid on Irish soil.
  • Dec 25, 800

    Pope Leo ||| crowns Charlemagne emperor

    Pope Leo ||| crowns Charlemagne emperor
    Pope Leo ||| crowns Charlemagne as emperor in Rome on Christmas day.
  • 1066

    Normans Conquer England

    Normans Conquer England
    After winning the Battle of Hastings, the Norman duke was now "the conqueror" of England. He and his army fought their way across the land,burning, and looting. On Christmas Day 1066, William the Conqueror was crowned king of England
  • 1096

    The first Crusade Begins

    The first Crusade Begins
    Peter the Hermit's "army" of untrained men, women, and children were not prepared for the long journey to the Middle East. By 1099, the crusaders had captured Jerusalem.
  • 1170

    English archbishop Thomas Becket is murdered.

    English archbishop Thomas Becket is murdered.
    Some of King Henry the Second's knights believed that the king was calling for Becket's death. They traveled to Canterbury and murdered the archbishop in the church itself.
  • 1215

    Magna Carta is signed

    Magna Carta is signed
    Rebellious barons forced King John to sign a document that promised them certain rights. This document came to be known as the Magna Carta.
  • 1291

    Crusades End

    Crusades End
    Although several more crusades were launched, the crusaders were slowly forced out of the Holy Land. Finally, in 1291, Egyptian Muslims defeated the last crusader state.
  • 1347

    Plague arrives in Europe

    Plague arrives in Europe
    Victims of the Bubonic Plague died within a few days, often in terrible agony, with their bodies covered in bubbles, or swellings. At the time people called the epidemic "The Great Dying". Much later it came to be known as the Black Death.
  • 1469

    Isabella and Ferdinand conquer Granada

    Isabella and Ferdinand conquer Granada
    Ferdinand and Isabella, after marrying each other, now concentrated on conquering Granada, the last Muslim territory. The city fell in 1492.