The elegance of the Far East, with its silks, tapestries, precious stones, perfumes, spices, pearls, and ivory prompted a change in society with a new and unprecedented interest in beautiful objects and elegant manners and new routes for Medieval Trade. But meanwhile the Medieval Battles for new territory and power raged on in Medieval History.
Famous Events in Medieval History with Timelines, Key dates and Events
The History of the Medieval era covers the major historical events which occurred during the period from 1066 - 1485. The History of the Medieval era starts in England with the Battle of Hastings in 1066 which ended the period classified as the Dark Ages. The events in Medieval History continues down the timeline until 1485 which ends the War of the Roses, the start of the Tudor dynasty and the emergence of the Renaissance. The facts and information provided via the Medieval Life and Times website provide access to the most important historical events of the period which are detailed in the pages about the History of Domesday Book, History of Black Death, History of Magna Carta, History of Battle of Hastings, History of Wars of the Roses, History of the One Hundred Years War and the History of Bayeux Tapestry. The History and Key Events of the Middle Ages included: