Early Middle Ages Timeline ( 1066 - 1307 )

Early Middle Ages Timeline
The Middle Ages encompass one of the most exciting and bloodthirsty periods in English and European History.

This comprehensive Early Middle Ages Timeline of the Medieval period details the major events significant to the lives and events of famous people who lived during this era. Key dates provide a fast and simple way to cover history via the Early Middle Ages Timeline. Dates of great events and dates relating to the births, deaths and the durations of reigns. Dates of all of the major events and people who were important are briefly explained in the Early Middle Ages Timeline. The fastest way to obtain interesting facts, history and information with a Medieval Timeline.

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1066-1087 The reign of King William the Conqueror
The Battle of Hastings and the defeat of Harold Godwinson
The Building of Norman castles in England including the Tower of London in 1073
1086 - Compilation of the Doomsday book
9th September 1087: William the Conqueror dies at Saint-Gervais near Rouen, France
1087-1100 The reign of King William Rufus (son of William)
William invades Wales and builds castles on the borders 
1100-1135 The reign of King Henry I (William Rufus brother)
1135-1154 The reign of King Stephen (nephew of Henry I)
1099: First Crusade. Jerusalem is re-taken from the Muslims on the urging of Pope Urban II
1118: The Knights Templar founded to protect Jerusalem and European pilgrims on their journey to the city
1147: Second Crusade
1154-1189 The reign of King Henry II (grandson of Henry I)
1156: Kremlin built in Moscow
1158: The Hanseatic League is founded
1184: The first of many Inquisitions begins
1170: Thomas a Becket is murdered in Canterbury Cathedral
1189-1199 The reign of King Richard I (third son of Henry II)
Richard the Lionheart embarks on the Third Crusade

William Longchamp, the Bishop of Ely was appointed his regent

1190: Third Crusade. Saladin manages to unite the Muslim world and recapture Jerusalem, sparking the Third Crusade
1191: Prince John opposes the powerful Bishop Longchamp and lays siege to the Tower of London 
1199-1216 The reign of King John (fifth son of Henry II)
1200: Fourth Crusade embarks. Eventually sacks Constantinople
1212: Children's Crusade
1214 -1215: Barons revolt
1215: Magna Carta is signed
1216: Legend has it that King John lost the Crown Jewels, which were kept in Westminster Abbey, in quicksand 
1216-1272 The reign of King Henry III (son of John)
King Henry III was only ten years old when he was crowned
1258: Provisions of Oxford forced upon Henry III of England, establishing a new form of government limited regal authority
1241 - 1244: The Welsh Prince Gruffydd was imprisoned and fell to his death in a bid to escape
1263 - 1267: The Barons War. The barons led by Simon de Montfort force the king to submit to government by council leading to the formation of the English Parliament
1272-1307 The reign of King Edward I (son of Henry III)
1273: Rudolph I of Germany is elected Holy Roman Emperor
1274: Thomas Aquinas' work, Summa Theologiae is published

1295: Marco Polo publishes his tales of China
1297: William Wallace emerges as the leader of the Scottish resistance to England
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