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===1490s===
 
===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.
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: 1492 - [[Christopher Columbus]] reaches Caribbean islands.
: 1498 - [[Christopher Columbus]] reaches [[South America]].
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: 1498 - [[Christopher Columbus]] reaches South America.
 
: 1498 - [[Vasco da Gama]] completes sea voyage to [[India]].
 
: 1498 - [[Vasco da Gama]] completes sea voyage to [[India]].
  

Revision as of 06:31, 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

Internal Links

External Links

Clothing Links

Renaissance Dance Links