[TIMELINE]

Timeline

This chronology of external events is taken from Appendix C of the textbook and was developed for the Web by Tim Gades. Because the timeline is very long, it has been broken up into six segments for easier loading and viewing. Just use the "Quick Section Links" below to jump from part to part.


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From the Norman-French Period to the Renaissance: 1066-1476

1066 (January) Death of King Edward. [icon]
1066 (October) King Harold defeated at Hastings; William of Normandy takes over. [icon]
1066 (December) William (of Normandy) becomes king. [icon]
1095 First Crusade. [icon]
1162 Thomas Becket becomes Archbishop of Canterbury. [icon]
1170 Becket is murdered. [icon]
1169-72 Conquest of Ireland. [icon]
1204 King John loses Normandy to the French. [icon]
1282-83 Conquest of Wales. [icon]
1290 Expulsion of the Jews from England. [icon]
1315-16 Great Famine. [icon]
1337-1453 The Hundred Years' War. [icon]
1348-1351 The Plague strikes, killing one-third of the population. [icon]
1362 Statute of Pleadings (legal proceedings in English). [icon]
1381 The Peasants' Revolt. [icon]
1382 Condemnation of Wycliff. [icon]
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