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== Events ==
 
== Events ==
* [[Renaissance]] affects [[philosophy]], [[science]] and [[art]].
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* [[Renaissance]] affects [[philosophy]], [[science]] and [[art]].
* Rise of Modern [[English]] [[language]] from [[Middle English]].  
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lollardy Lollardy] is suppressed in [[England]]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lollardy Lollardy] is suppressed in [[England]]; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Badby John Badby] is the first person [[burned at the stake]] for [[heresy]] in [[England]].  
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* [[Great Schism]] of the [[Catholic Church]] is ended in 1417.  
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* 1410s
* [[Jeanne d'Arc]] in [[1429]] leads [[France|French]] forces to a victory against [[England]] in a [[battle]] of the [[Hundred Years' War]].  
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: 1410 - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Badby John Badby] is the first person [[burned at the stake]] for [[heresy]] in [[England]].  
* [[Constantinople]] falls to the [[Ottoman Empire]] in [[1453]].  
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: 1415 - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Huss John Hus] is burned at the stake.
* [[John Huss]] is burned at the stake
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: 1417 - [[Great Schism]] of the [[Catholic Church]] is ended.
* [[Niccolo Machiavelli]] writes The Prince.  
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* The [[Spanish Inquisition]] is established.  
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* 1420s
* [[Muslim]]s and [[Jew]]s are expelled from southern [[Spain]] after almost 800 years of Muslim rule, in [[1492]].  
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: 1429 - [[Jeanne d'Arc]] leads [[France|French]] forces to a victory against [[England]] in a [[battle]] of the [[Hundred Years' War]].  
* [[Christopher Columbus]] reaches [[Caribbean]] islands in [[1492]] and [[South America]] in [[1498]].  
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* [[Vasco da Gama]] completes sea voyage to [[India]], in [[1498]].  
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* 1450s
* The [[Wars of the Roses]] rage [[1455]]-[[1485]]
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: 1453 - [[Constantinople]] falls to the [[Ottoman Empire]].
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: 1455-1485 - The [[Wars of the Roses]] rage.
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* 1470s
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: Rise of Modern [[English]] [[language]] from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_english Middle English].  
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* 1480s
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: 1480 - The [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Inquisition Spanish Inquisition] is established.  
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* 1490s
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: 1492 - [[Muslim]]s and [[Jew]]s are expelled from southern [[Spain]] after almost 800 years of Muslim rule.  
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:      - [[Christopher Columbus]] reaches [[Caribbean]] islands.
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: 1498 - [[Christopher Columbus]] reaches [[South America]].
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:      - [[Vasco da Gama]] completes sea voyage to [[India]].
  
 
== Significant people ==
 
== Significant people ==

Revision as of 06:26, 18 September 2011

Events

  • 1410s
1410 - John Badby is the first person burned at the stake for heresy in England.
1415 - John Hus is burned at the stake.
1417 - Great Schism of the Catholic Church is ended.
  • 1420s
1429 - Jeanne d'Arc leads French forces to a victory against England in a battle of the Hundred Years' War.
  • 1450s
1453 - Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Empire.
1455-1485 - The Wars of the Roses rage.
  • 1470s
Rise of Modern English language from Middle English.
  • 1480s
1480 - The Spanish Inquisition is established.
  • 1490s
1492 - Muslims and Jews are expelled from southern Spain after almost 800 years of Muslim rule.
- Christopher Columbus reaches Caribbean islands.
1498 - Christopher Columbus reaches South America.
- Vasco da Gama completes sea voyage to India.

Significant people

Inventions, Discoveries, Introductions

Some Groups That Cover This Period

Internal Links

External Links

Clothing Links

Renaissance Dance Links