Key events in Medieval Europe

Events

Battle of Hastings

1066

Tower of London is built

1073

The First Crusade.Jerusalem is retaken from the Muslims.

1099

The Second Crusade

1147

The Third Crusade.Jerusalem is retaken after Saladin regains control of Jerusalem.

1190

Magna Carta signed.The Magna Carta; an attempt to restore English freedoms to its people, is signed.

1215

the Great Famine

1315 - 1317

The Black Death. This mortal disease is said to have killed 20-40% of the population of Europe in its first year

1347

the Gutenburg Press is invented

1455