Medieval Europe Timeline
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Japan Under the Shoguns to Now
fall of the Roman Empire
Clovis becomes King of the Franks
Muhammad, prophet of Islam is born
Battle of Tours. The Franks defeat the Muslims turning back Islam from Europe
Charlemagne, King of the Franks, is crowned Holy Roman Emperor.
Vikings from the Scandinavian lands (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden) begin to invade northern Europe
Alfred the Great, King of England, turns back the Viking invaders.
William of Normandy, a French Duke, conquers England in the Battle of Hastings. He became King of England and changed the country forever.
Start of the First Crusade
Richard I, Richard the Lionheart, becomes King of England
The Mongol Empire is founded by Genghis Khan.
King John of England signs the Magna Carta
Marco Polo leaves on his famous journey to explore Asia
The Black Death begins in Europe
The Hundred Years War begins between England and France for control of the French throne.
French heroine Joan of Arc is executed by England at the age of 19
German inventor Johannes Gutenberg invents the printing press. This will signal the start of the Renaissance.
The Ottoman Empire captures the city of Constantinople
The population in most areas of Europe was increasing after two centuries of decline or stagnation
30 years war
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