Medieval events timeline

Events

Odoacer deposes last Western Roman Emperor

476

Thought by many to be the beginning of the Middle Ages.

Muhammad's life

570 - 632

Battle of Tours

732

Charlemagne's Empire

768 - 814

Gunpowder Invented

850

Mayan Empire ends?

900

Eric the Red Founds Greenland

982

Leif Ericson - Viking settled in Canada

1001

Battle of Hastings

1066

Tower of London Built

1073

Roman Emperor Henry IV begs Pope

1077

Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV walks to Canossa where he stands barefoot in the snow to beg forgiveness of the Pope for his offences.

Magna Carta

1215

Promised the protection of church rights, protection for the barons from illegal imprisonment, access to swift justice, and limitations on feudal payments to the Crown, to be implemented through a council of 25 barons

Mongol invasion of Rus

1237 - 1240

This breaks up the northern Rus area into Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus

Ottoman Empire is founded by Osman I

1299

Becomes longest lasting Islamic Empire, lasting over 600 years into the 20th century.

100 years war

1337 - 1453

Black Plague

1347 - 1380

Bible translated to English

1381

Vlad Dracula of Transylvania

1431 - 1476

Gutenberg invents the printing press

1439

Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Turks

1453

Jerusalem

Jerusalem captured by Arab Army

638

FIrst Crusade - Jerusalem is re-taken from Muslims

1096

The Knights Templar founded to protect Jerusalem

1118

Second Crusade

1145 - 1149

Third Crusade

1189 - 1192

Fourth Crusade

1202

9th Crusade

1272 - 1273

English Kings

Alfred the Great - 1st king of a united England

871 - 899

King Henry I

1100 - 1135

King Stephen

1135 - 1154

King Henry II

1154 - 1189

King Richard I

1189 - 1199

King John

1199 - 1216

King Henry III

1216 - 1272

King Edward I

1272 - 1307

King Edward II

1307 - 1327

King Edward III

1327 - 1377

King Richard II

1377 - 1399

King Henry IV

1399 - 1413

King Henry V

1413 - 1422

King Henry VI

1422 - 1461