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: 1417 - [[Great Schism]] of the [[Catholic Church]] is ended.
 
: 1417 - [[Great Schism]] of the [[Catholic Church]] is ended.
  
* 1420s
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===* 1420s===
 
: 1429 - [[Jeanne d'Arc]] leads [[France|French]] forces to a victory against [[England]] in a [[battle]] of the [[Hundred Years' War]].  
 
: 1429 - [[Jeanne d'Arc]] leads [[France|French]] forces to a victory against [[England]] in a [[battle]] of the [[Hundred Years' War]].  
  
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===* 1450s===
 
: 1453 - [[Constantinople]] falls to the [[Ottoman Empire]].
 
: 1453 - [[Constantinople]] falls to the [[Ottoman Empire]].
 
: 1455-1485 - The [[Wars of the Roses]] rage.
 
: 1455-1485 - The [[Wars of the Roses]] rage.
  
* 1470s
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===* 1470s===
 
: Rise of Modern [[English]] [[language]] from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_english Middle English].  
 
: Rise of Modern [[English]] [[language]] from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_english Middle English].  
  
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===* 1480s===
 
: 1480 - The [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Inquisition Spanish Inquisition] is established.  
 
: 1480 - The [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Inquisition Spanish Inquisition] is established.  
  
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===* 1490s===
 
: 1492 - [[Muslim]]s and [[Jew]]s are expelled from southern [[Spain]] after almost 800 years of Muslim rule.  
 
: 1492 - [[Muslim]]s and [[Jew]]s are expelled from southern [[Spain]] after almost 800 years of Muslim rule.  
 
: 1492 - [[Christopher Columbus]] reaches [[Caribbean]] islands.
 
: 1492 - [[Christopher Columbus]] reaches [[Caribbean]] islands.

Revision as of 06:28, 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.
1492 - Christopher Columbus reaches Caribbean islands.
1498 - Christopher Columbus reaches South America.
1498 - Vasco da Gama completes sea voyage to India.

Significant people

Inventions, Discoveries, Introductions

Some Groups That Cover This Period

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External Links

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