The Dark Ages 400 CE - 1500 CE

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Byzantine Empire

400 - 1453

Western Roman Empire

400 - 476

Anglo-Saxon England

450 - 1066

Viking invasions of England

793 - 900

The feudal system begins in the Frankish Empire

800

Reign of Charlemagne

800 - 814

First version of 'Anglo-Saxon Chronicle' is written

985

Reign of William the Conqueror

1066 - 1087

Battle of Hastings

1066

Battle of Stamford Bridge

1066

Pope Urban || launches the First Crusade

1095

Crusaders conquer Jerusalem

1099

Second Crusade begins

1147

Turks reconquer Jerusalem

1187

Third Crusade begins

1189

Fourth Crusade begins

1202

The Black Death begins in Europe

1347

The Peasants' Revolt in England

1381

Chaucer writes 'The Canterbury Tales'

1391

Constantinople falls to the Turks

1453

Renaissance

1490 - 1500