The Middle ages consists of many different Empires. Including The Franks, Islamic, and the Byzantium Empire. Many important dates though run through the middle ages. In 476 The Roman empire fell and The Byzantium Empire came to power. In 511 Clovis of the Franks converted all of his men to Christianity. In 732 was when the Franks defeated the Muslims in the Battle of Tours. In 800 Charlemagne became roman emperor and created a dynasty of rulers. In 834 the Frankish ruler made the treaty of verdun therefore splitting the empire into 3. Next, In 1066 was the Battle of Hastings which created a new type of warfare the knight. In 1095 the Christian crusades start ]in search and to regain the holy land of Jerusalem. In 1099 the first crusade came to Jerusalem and defeated the Seljuk Turks and soon ended the first crusade but there are more to come. During the time period of 1337- 1453 a war starts between France and England known as the 100 years war. Lastly, in 1453 the Byzantium Empire falls and it is the end of the middle ages.