Key Events in Medieval Europe

Events

Battle of Hastings

Approx. 1066

Tower of London Built

1073

The First Crusade.Jerusalem is retaken by the Muslims

1099

The Second Crusade

1147

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

1190

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

1215

the Great Famine

1315 - 1317

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

1347

The Gutenburg Press invented

1455