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The period of the great western schism
The start of the great schism between the roman catholic church and the eastern orthodox church
Juan Sebastián Elcano, Magellans second in command, becomes the first to circumnavigate the earth
Francisco Pizarro starts the conquest of the Inca Empire, completed two years later
The battle of Stamford Bridge, and the battle of Hastings
Pope Gregory XIII introduces the gregorian calendar
The Mongol sacks Baghdad, and ends the rule of the Abbasid Caliphate
The holy roman emperor Henry IV performing his Walk of Canossa before pope Gregory VII
The period of the hundred years war
Martin Luther publishes The Ninety-Five Theses which starts the Protestant Reformation
Genghis Khan dies
The period of the Investiture Controversy between church and state
The first english colony in America, Jamestown, is founded in Virginia
The period of the Council of Trent. Later know as the counter-reformation
Nicolaus Copernicus releases his work on the heliocentric theory
Johannes Kepler presents his finds on the elliptic tractories of the planets
The periode of the Avignon Papacy
John Calvin establish the reform church in Geneva
The Ottoman empire wins decisively against the Serbs at Kosovo Polje
The period of The Wars of the Roses
Mary, Queen of Scots, is executed
Frederick II of the Holy Roman Empire dies, which leads to dynasty breakdown
Battle of Lepanto, the last Galley-battle, stops the Ottoman expansion in Europe
The Black death is introduced to Europe from Crimea
Elizabeth I establishes the protestant church of England
Scotland wins a decisive victory over England in the battle at Bannockburn
The period of the 80 Years War, or the Dutch War of Independence
The period of the English Civil Wars
Hernan Cortes starts the conquest of the Aztec Empire, completed two years later
The period of the Thirty Years War
The period of the French Wars of Religion
Galileo Galilei presents his laws of motion
The muslim rule of Granada is ended, also ending the muslim influence in Spain
Marco Polo starts his 24 year long journey to Asia.
The Time of Troubles period of Russian history
Columbus crosses the Atlantic Ocean, leading to awareness of America in Europe
The french, led by Joan of Arc, lifts the siege of Orleans
Abel Tasman discovers New Zealand
Johannes Gutenberg printes the first Gutenberg Bible
Joan of Arc is executed, after being captured the year before
The spanish armada gets crushed by the english navy
King John I of England signs Magna Carta
The Gunpowder Plot
Mary Tudor (Bloody Mary) dies, and is followed by Elizabeth I
The peace of Westphalia ends the wars, and establishes a new political order
Hongwu establishes the Ming Dynasty in China after the disintegration of the Mongol Yuan Dynasty
The event that Americans commonly call the 'First Thanksgiving' was celebrated by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World
The period of the first crusade, which ends in recapture of the holy land
The Spanish Inquisition is established by Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile
Timur foundes the Timurid dynasty
The Tulip Mania in the Netherlands are followed by an economic collapse
The period of the second crusade
The dutch founds New Amsterdam on Manhattan
Portuguese merchants establish a colony in Macau
The period of the Italian Wars
The period of the third crusade
Henry VIII declares the Church of England, separating it from the papacy
Henry Vs England crushes the french with longbows at Agincourt
Vasco da Gama reaches India after sailing around Africa
Saladin crushes the crusaders at Hattin, the start of the end for the crusades
King Charles of England disvolves the parliament, and rules with absolute power

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