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Mentone Girls' Grammar School | Kerferd Library

Medieval Europe: Timeline

Year 8 History: Europe and the Mediterranean world | Medieval Europe (c.590 – c.1500) ACDSEH008 | VCHHK116, VCHHK117, VCHHK118, VCHHK119, VCHHK1120

Source: A knight rides on horseback, from the illustrated manuscript of poet Martial of Paris. (Encyclopædia Britannica, 2020).

Level 1Traditionally the Middle Ages is seen as the period in Europe between the fall of the Roman Empire in the west in 476, and the fall of Constantinople in the east in 1453, together with the discovery of the Americas by Europeans in 1492, and the start of the Protestant Reformation in 1517.

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How to use this Medieval Europe timeline

This timeline supports three levels of understanding and learning:


Level 1The timeline documents the major events and people. Each entry includes a short overview and summary.
Level 2Each entry has links to background information sourced from eBooks, encyclopedia, videos and articles in the Kerferd Library. Use your School mConnect password to access this information when off campus.
Level 3Some of the entries also include more detailed information so you can explore more about the the event or person. Again, use your School mConnect password to access this information when off campus


Timeline Data Sources

This Medieval timeline uses the following sources. When off campus, use your School mConnect user name and password to access the content used in this timeline.

Level 2

Level 3

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