The Roman empire collapeses: Start of the Medieval Ages
Charlemagne, king of the franks, is crowned emperor of western europ.
The selijuk turks, an islamic people, take control of jerusalem
The crusaders capture the holy city of jerusalem
Muslim forces recapture jerusalem, providing a motive for the thrid crusade
The great famine of europe, caused by bad weather and widespread crop failure, Begins; It lasts for two years and kills millions of people
Start of the hundred years war between engalnd and france