Feudalism

-Hannah and Jordyn

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Emperor dethroned

476

Roman Emperor Romulus Augustus dethroned by barbarians

New king

481

Cloris, 15, became king of the Franks. He was a warrior himself and then once he became king, he led wars for 30 years.

Martel won

732

Martel came out victorious against Muslim armies from Spain. Europe remained Christian.

Pepin becomes king

751

Martel's son, Pepin, asks the head of the church (Pope Zacharias) to recognize him as the new king. He was the first ever to rule with blessings of the church.

Charlemagne's rule began

768

Charlemagne invades Spain

777

Charlemagne invades Spain, the Muslims previously ruled this land

Invaders

798

Vikings invade Europe. They became too populated and needed more space.

Charlemagne helps Pope Leo

800

Charlemagne marched to Italy to help Pope Leo the third put down rebellion

Charlemagne dies

814

Charlemagne died at the age of 72; he had a high fever and took liquid medicine.

Rule ended

816

Charlemagne's rule is ended by war.

Louis dies

840

Louis the Pious dies. He was the son of Charlemagne and lacked his strength and shrewdness.

Louis the third becomes emperor

855

Feudalism spreads

900

Feudalism spreads to Northern France.

Feudalism spreads

1055

Feudalism spreads through western Europe.

King William takes control.

1066

King William the conqueror takes control of England. Using the feudalism system he divides the land among followers.