Middle Ages Timeline

Timeline created by valfun1
  • Jan 1, 1066

    The Reign of King William the Conquerer

    -Battle of Hastings
    -Building of Norman Castle
  • Jan 1, 1087

    Reign of King Williams Rufus

  • Jan 1, 1100

    Reign of King Henry I (William Rufus brother)

  • Jan 1, 1135

    Reign of King Stephen

    -First Crusade
    -Knights Templar founded to protect Jerusalem
  • Jan 1, 1154

    Reign of King Henry II (grandson of King Henry I)

    -Hanseatic League founded
    -THomas a Becket was murdered
  • Jan 1, 1189

    Reign of King Richard I (third son of Henry II)

    -Third Crusade
  • Jan 1, 1199

    Reign of King John (fifth son of Henry II)

    -Forth crusade embarks
    -Magna Carta is signed
  • Jan 1, 1216

    Reign of King Henry III (son of John)

  • Jan 1, 1272

    Reign of King Edward I (son of Henry III)

    -Marco Polo publishes his tales of China
  • Jan 1, 1307

    Reign of King Edward II (son of Edward I)

    -The Great Famine
  • Jan 1, 1327

    Reign of King Edward III (son of Edward II)

    -100 year war
    -battle of crecy
    -black death ravages Europe
  • Jan 1, 1377

    Reign of King Richard II (grandson of Edward III)

    -peasants revolt in England
    -Bible is translated into English
  • Jan 1, 1399

    Reign of King Henry IV (grandson of Edward III)

  • Jan 1, 1413

    Reign of King Henry V (son of Henry IV)

    -battle of Agincourt
  • Jan 1, 1422

    Reign of King Henry VI (son of Henry V)

    -Leonardo Da Vinci is born
    -100 year war ends
    -Wars of the Roses begin
  • Jan 1, 1461

    Reign of King Edward IV (youngest son of Edward III)

  • Jan 1, 1483

    Reign of King Richard III (uncle of Edward III)

    -wars of the Roses ends and the Tudor Dynasty begins