All the events that happened in the Middle Ages
Created by SYNDICATExSOUL on Mar 14, 2011
Last updated: 03/15/11 at 03:59 PM
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St. Patrick helped convert the Irish to Christianity. When Patrick was a teenager, he was kidnapped in Britain and was taken to Ireland where he was forced to work as a Shepard. In legend also won favor with the Irish by driving all snakes out of Ireland into the sea. He's basically important because he spread Christianity from Britain to Ireland.
Started in Constantinople
the Battle of Hastings was major, and changed the course of England's History. It was changed because it would be the last time foreign power took control over England. Harold the Second of England and Duke William of Normandy fought over the throne.
He was thin and healthy until he grew older and became fat. King Phillip commented that William looked like a pregnant woman because he was so big.
Christianity brought a lot of people hope. Catholic was a popular sects in Christain. it had a huge upperhand.
Alfred is know for his defense for the southern kingdoms of Europe when the Vikings attacked. Making him be the only English Monarch still to be called the great. Alfred was given the title "The great" for his leadership in defeating the danes vikings as they were invading Europe in the 800's. Alfred was born and lived with his father Aethelwulf who was king of Wessex and his queen Osburga. Alfred was the fourth born son and had only 1 younger sister.
Conquered Italy and was crowned king
The Muslim army led by governor of Spain, Abd-er Rahman marched along to the north to conquer. They were on the outskirts of Tours when they were met by Charles Martel. Though the Muslim army had cavalry the Franks held their ground and the battle ended with the death of Abd-er Rahman.
Pepin the short was the first King of the Franks. He was said to be 3 feet and 6 inches. In 741 he and his brother Carloman succeeded their father, Charles Martel. After the retirement of Carloman (747), Pepin got permission from Pope Zachary) to be king. Pepin was named for his grandfather, Pepin of Heristal, who was named for his grandfather, Pepin of Landen,
Charles Martel or Charles the hammer was a German military leader who successfully kept Europe as a christian society. In a battle in Guam in which Invaders from Northern Africa tried to convert or kill anyone who was Christian. Charles the Hammer won this battle by going to the church to aquire what he needed to train an army. He formed a wall of soldiers that successfully defended Guam.
The riots were caused by Chariot race money being extracted to profit Justinian to save the Empire
Died Nov. 13, 565. Was the ruler of the Byzantine Empire. Known as the Great. Wanted to revive the Empire and Gain back all of Rome
Wa the first king of the Franks. Was a Catholic King that ruled France
387 BC Rome was desperate to keep goths out. Paid them to keep out. One day, Rome stopped paying, goths were mad, and invaded.
He was also known as Augustine of Hippo. He was a Latin-speaker philosopher and church father but he was a Roman African. He studied at Cathage
306 AD ended in 1453. Ruled By Justinian and Theodora. Nika Riots scared Justinian Theodora saved him and the Empire and continued to rule