AP Euro Timeline

Events

Hundred Years War

1337 - 1453

The Hundred Years War was a war between England and France over feudal disputes that lasted 116 years, with fighting divided over the course of that time.

The Black Death

1346 - 1400

A plague from rats imported from ships from Asia that caused the death of 1/3 of Europe.

Italian Renaissance

1350 - 1527

Period of relative peace and intellect throughout Italy that lead to a great deal of art and culture, ending with the sacking of Rome.

Northern Renaissance

1450 - 1648

Until 1450, the Italian Renaissance had little effect on Northern Europe. However, ideas began to spread, leading to a renaissance period in Northern Europe and ending after the Thirty Years' War.

Erasmus

1466 - 1534

Copernicus

1473 - 1543

Commercial Revolution

1488 - 1776

Witch Hunts

1500 - 1750

Rule of King Henry VIII of England

1509 - 1547

Reformation

1517 - 1648

German Peasant Revolt

1524 - 1527

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Rule of Mary l of England

1553 - 1558

French Wars on Religion

1562 - 1598

Dutch Revolt

1568 - 1648

Dutch Golden Age

1570 - 1650

Rule of King Henry lV of France

1589 - 1610