High Middle Ages Timeline (1000AD-1300AD)

Includes the following: Holy Roman Empire French Anglo-Saxon/Danes/England

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Early Middle Ages

476 - 1000

Ottonian Dynasty

936 - 1125

High Middle Ages

1000 - 1300

Hohenstaufen Empire

1152 - 1272

Holy Roman Empire

Cluny Established

910

*By William the Pious

Saint Odo

926 - 946

Date of Reign
*
Abbot of CLuny

Otto I

936 - 973

*Dates of Reign

Otto Invades Italy

951

Battle of Lechfeld

955

Otto Defeats King Berengar of Friuli

961

Pope John XII Crown Otto Emperor

February 2, 962

Otto II

973 - 983

*Date of Reign

Otto III

983 - 1002

*Date of Reign

Peace of God

989

Truce of God

1027

Henry III

1039 - 1056

*Date of Reign

Pope Clement II

1046 - 1047

*Date of Reign

Pope Leo IX

1049 - 1054

*Date of Reign

Henry IV

1056 - 1106

*Date of Reign

Stephen IX

1057 - 1058

*Date of Reign

Pope Nicholas II

1059 - 1061

*Date of Reign

Pope Alexander II

1061 - 1073

*Date of Reign

Pope Gregory VII

1073 - 1085

*Date of Reign

Pope Gregory VII Condemns Lay Investiture

1075

Henry IV's Bishops Declare Independence from Church

January 1076

Henry IV Prostrates Himself at Canossa

January 25,1077

Henry IV Excommunicated

March 1080

Henry Installs Clement III as anti-pope

1084

Pope Victor III

1086 - 1087

*Date of Reign

Pope Urban II

1088 - 1099

*Date of Reign

Hildegard of Bingen

1098 - 1179

Henry V

1106 - 1125

*Date of Reign

Pope Calixtus II

1119 - 1124

*Date of Reign

Concordat of Worms

1122

Henry the Lion-Hearted

1129 - 1195

Frederick I Barbarossa

1152 - 1190

*Date of Reign

Pope Adrain IV

1154 - 1159

*Date of Reign

Frederick Restores Pope Adrian to Power

1155

Pope Alexander III (Cardinal Roland)

1159 - 1181

William II

1166 - 1189

*Date of Reign

Italian Communes Drive Frederick Back

1167

Otto IV

1174 - 1218

Battle of Legnano

1176

Exile of Henry the Lion

1180

Peace of Constance

1183

Mariage of Henry VI and Constance

1186

Henry VI

1190 - 1197

*Date of Reign

Frederick II

1194 - 1250

Welf Interregnum

September 1197

Pope Innocent III

1198 - 1216

*Date of Reign

Otto IV Crowned King of Germany at Aachen

1198

Pope Innocent III Crowns Otto IV Emperor in Rome

October 1209

Frederick II Crowned King of Romans in Mainz

December 1212

Battle of Bouvines

July 24,1214

Frederick II Crowned Holy Roman Emperor in Aachen

1215

Frederick II Recognizes Jusitictional Claims of the Prince-Bishops

1220

Frederick II First Excommunication

1227

Frederick II Recognizes Jurisdictional Claims of Secular Princes

1232

Pope Innocent IV

1243 - 1254

*Date of Reign

Germanic Princes Form Electoral College

1257

England

Viking Invasion of England

800

Alfred the Great

871 - 899

Treaty of the Danelaw

886 - 954

King Rollo Conquers Normandy

911

Vikings Driven Out of England

959

Ethelred II, the Unready

978 - 1016

Second Viking Invasion of England

980

Ethelred Deposed

1013 - 1014

Sweyvn Forkbeard dies

1014

Sweyvn Forkbeard defeats Ethelred

1014

Canute

1016 - 1035

Edmund II Ironside dies

1016

Edward the Confessor

1042 - 1066

Harold II

January 1, 1066 - October 14, 1066

William the Conqueror

October 14,1066 - 1087

Battle of Hastings

October 14, 1066

Domesday Book

1080 - 1086

Henry I

1100 - 1135

Archbishop Thomas a Becket

1118 - 1170

Archbishop of Canterbury

Eleanor of Aquitaine

1122 - 1204

Divorce/Annulment of Eleanor of Aquitain

March 1152

Henry II

1154 - 1189

Eleanor as Queen of England

1154 - 1170

Constitutions of Claredon

1164

Assassination of Archbishop Becket

1170

Eleanor returns to Louis VII

1170

Canonization of Thomas a Becket

1172

Unsuccessful Rebellion

1173

House Arrest of Eleanor

1179 - 1189

Richard the Lionheart

1189 - 1199

John

1199 - 1216

Pope Innocent III excommunicates King John

1209

Popular Rebellion

1214 - 1215

Battle of Bouvines

July 24, 1214

Signing of Magna Carta

1215

Hundred Years War

1337 - 1453

Richard III

1483 - 1485

Death of Richard III/Ascension of Henry II

1485

French

Louis VII

1137 - 1180

King Philip Augustus

1165 - 1223