What have I learnt about the medieval period so far 500AD - 1500 AD …
What have I learnt about the medieval period so far 500AD - 1500 AD
Hourglass/Minute glass - used to tell time while at sea.
Printing Press - by johannes gutenberg
Weighing scales - 1366
Artesian wells - helped improve the distribution of water
Crusades - religious wars
Battle of Hastings - when William the duke of Normandy invades England
Hundred Years’ War - war between England and France
The head/top of society was the king
The lowest members of society would be the peasants
The believed that there were only 3 groups nobles, clergy, and peasants.
Each group had duties towards the others: the nobles had to defend and protect, the clergy looked after theirs sounds and the peasants had to grow their food.
It was mainly the rich who had education
As England developed, the need to have an educated population grew.
Islam begun during this time period
The fall of the Roman Empire, even though this did not happen during Medieval times - 476 AD
The renaissance - 14th to the 17th century
The black death/plague - 1346–1353
Christopher Columbus discovers America - 1492 AD
Crusades - 1095-1291
Martin Luther publishes his 95 Theses - 1517
Leonardo Da Vinci