Unit 5 Timeline

Events

Early Middle Ages

800 - 1050

King Alfred of Wessex

871 - 899

Anglo-Saxons unite to defend themselves from the vikings and defeat them

878

Edward the Confessor

1042 - 1066

High Middle Ages

1050 - 1300

Eastern (Greek) Orthodox Church Established

1054

William the I (Conqueror)

1066 - 1087

William the I will defeat Anglo-Saxon England at the Battle of Hastings

1066

Pope Gregory VII

1073 - 1085

Pope Gregory VII will say the penalty for Lay Investiture is excommunication

1075

William the I calls for a census (The Dumesday Book) for # of people, land, buildings, etc.

1076

Pope Urban calls for the Crusades

1095

The First Crusade

1096 - 1099

The Second Crusade

1147 - 1149

Henry the II

1154 - 1189

Thomas Becket becomes Archbishop of Canterbury

1162

Thomas Becket Killed

1170

Richard the Lionhearted

1189 - 1199

The Third Crusade (The Kings Crusade))

1189 - 1192

John

1199 - 1216

The Forth Crusade

1202 - 1204

King John signs the Magna Carta

1215

Late Middle Ages

1300 - 1500

Famine

1315 - 1322

War = The Hundred Year War

1337 - 1453

Plagues = Typhoid Fever and Bubonic Plague

1347 - 1351

Battle of Orleans

1429