World History Week 19-20

Crusaders and Scholars Period

The Magna Carta preserves the rights of English citizens

1215

St Thomas Aquinas

1225 - 1274

Doctor of the Church, gifted scholar and teacher, prolific writer

Marco Polo travels to China

1271 - 1295

Weak Leaders and Schism Period

The Avignon Papacy

1309 - 1378

The Hundred Years War

1337 - 1453

Between England and France

The Plague

1347 - 1350

Also known as the Black Death killed 30-60% of Europe's population, carried by fleas living on rats