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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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* [[Wikipedia: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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===1400s===
* [[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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* 1400
* tara is cute!!!!
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: 20 August: [[Wikipedia:Wenceslaus,_King_of_the_Romans|Wenceslaus]], Holy Roman Emperor, was deposed by the [[Wikipedia:Prince-elector|Prince-electors]] meeting at [[Wikipedia:Lahneck_Castle|Lahneck Castle]] for "futility, idleness, negligence and ignobility".  [[Wikipedia:Wenceslaus,_King_of_the_Romans|Wenceslaus]] never recognized this deposition.
* [[Constantinople]] falls to the [[Ottoman Empire]] in [[1453]].  
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* [[John Huss]] is burned at the stake
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===1410s===
* nash is hott...!!!
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* 1410
* [[Niccolo Machiavelli]] writes The Prince.  
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: [[Wikipedia:John Badby|John Badby]] is the first person [[burned at the stake]] for [[heresy]] in [[England]].  
* The [[Spanish Inquisition]] is established.  
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: 15 July: The [[Wikipedia:Battle_of_Grunwald|Battle of Grunwald]] or 1st Battle of Tannenberg was fought during the [[Wikipedia:Polish–Lithuanian–Teutonic_War|Polish-Lithuanian-Teutonic War]].
* [[Muslim]]s and [[Jew]]s are expelled from southern [[Spain]] after almost 800 years of Muslim rule, in [[1492]].  
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: 10 September: [[Wikipedia:Sigismund,_Holy_Roman_Emperor|Sigismund]] was elected Emperor of the [[Holy Roman Empire]] by three of the seven [[Wikipedia:Prince-elector|Prince-electors]] (Kurfürsten).
* [[Christopher Columbus]] reaches [[Caribbean]] islands in [[1492]] and [[South America]] in [[1498]].  
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: 1 October: [[Wikipedia:Jobst_of_Moravia|Jobst of Moravia]], cousin to [[Wikipedia:Sigismund,_Holy_Roman_Emperor|Sigismund]], opposed [[Wikipedia:Sigismund,_Holy_Roman_Emperor|Sigismund]]'s claim to the [[Holy Roman Empire]] as he was elected by four of the [[Wikipedia:Prince-elector|Prince-electors]].
* [[Vasco da Gama]] completes sea voyage to [[India]], in [[1498]].  
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* The [[Wars of the Roses]] rage [[1455]]-[[1485]]
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* 1411
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: 18 January: [[Wikipedia:Jobst_of_Moravia|Jobst of Moravia]], Holy Roman Emperor, dies.
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: 21 July: [[Wikipedia:Sigismund,_Holy_Roman_Emperor|Sigismund]] is re-elected as Emperor of the [[Holy Roman Empire]], but his [[coronation]] is deferred until 1414.
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* 1414
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: In the summer, the [[Wikipedia:Hunger_War|Hunger War]] or Famine War was fought between the allied Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of [[Lithuania]] against the [[Wikipedia:Teutonic_Knights|Teutonic Knights]].
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: 8 November: Holy Roman Emperor [[Wikipedia:Sigismund,_Holy_Roman_Emperor|Sigismund]]'s, [[coronation]] takes place at [[Wikipedia:Aachen_Cathedral|Aachen Cathedral]].
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* 1415
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: 6 July: After much controversy at the [[Wikipedia:Council_of_Constance|Council of Constance]], [[Wikipedia:Jan_Hus|John Huss]] is [[burned at the stake]].
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: 25 October: [[Wikipedia:Henry_V_of_England|Henry V of England]] allies with [[Burgundy]] and defeats the [[French]] at the [[Battle of Agincourt]]; part of the [[Hundred Years War]].
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* 1417
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: [[Wikipedia:Western_Schism|Western Schism]] of the [[Catholic Church]] is ended at the [[Wikipedia:Council_of_Constance|Council of Constance]] (1414-1418).
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* 1419
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: 16 August: [[Wikipedia:Wenceslaus,_King_of_the_Romans|Wenceslaus]], King of Bohemia, dies.
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===1420s===
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* 1420
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: 21 May: The [[Wikipedia:Treaty_of_Troyes|Treaty of Troyes]] was signed in the [[French]] city of Troyes agreeing that [[Wikipedia:Henry_V_of_England|Henry V of England]] and his heirs would inherit the throne of France upon the death of King [[Wikipedia:Charles_VI_of_France|Charles VI of France]], disinheriting the Dauphin, [[Wikipedia:Charles_VII_of_France|Charles VII of France]], his son.
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* 1424
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: 26 May: During the reign of King [[Wikipedia:James_I_of_Scotland|James I of Scotland]], [[Wikipedia:Football_Act_1424|The Football Act of 1424]] is passed, entitled "Of playing at the fut ball", where it was made illegal and punishable by a fine of four pence for playing [[Wikipedia:Mediæval_football|football]].
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* 1429
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: [[Wikipedia:Jeanne_D'arc|Jeanne d'Arc]] leads [[France|French]] forces to a victory against [[England]] in a [[battle]] of the [[Hundred Years War]].
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: 17 July: [[Wikipedia:Charles_VII_of_France|Charles VII of France]] crowned as the king of France in Reims.
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: 6 November: [[Wikipedia:Henry_VI_of_England|Henry VI of England]] crowned as the king of England at Westminster Abbey.
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===1430s===
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* 1431
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: 20 May: [[Wikipedia:Jeanne_D'arc|Jeanne d'Arc]] [[burned at the stake]] for [[heresy]] in Rouen, France.
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: 16 December: [[Wikipedia:Henry_VI_of_England|Henry VI of England]] crowned as the king of France at Notre Dame.
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* 1437
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: 9 December: [[Wikipedia:Sigismund,_Holy_Roman_Emperor|Sigismund]], Holy Roman Emperor, dies.
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===1440s===
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* 1445
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: 23 April: [[Wikipedia:Henry_VI_of_England|Henry VI of England]] marries [[Wikipedia:Margaret_of_Anjou|Margaret of Anjou]] at Titchfield in Hampshire.
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===1450s===
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* 1453
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: [[Constantinople]] falls to the [[Ottoman Empire]].
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* 1455-1485
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: The [[Wikipedia:Wars_of_the_Roses|Wars of the Roses]] rage.
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===1470s===
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* ~1470
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: Rise of Modern [[English]] [[language]] from [[Middle English]].
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===1480s===
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* 1480
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: The [[Wikipedia:Spanish_Inquisition|Spanish Inquisition]] is established.
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===1490s===
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* 1492
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: [[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
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: [[Christopher Columbus]] reaches South America.
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: [[Vasco da Gama]] completes sea voyage to [[India]].
  
 
== Significant people ==
 
== Significant people ==
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**[[Company of St Sebastian]].
 
**[[Company of St Sebastian]].
 
*[[re-enactor|Re-Enactor]]s
 
*[[re-enactor|Re-Enactor]]s
** [http://www.bucks-retinue.org.uk/ Buckingham's Retinue]] - UK
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** [http://www.bucks-retinue.org.uk/ Buckingham's Retinue] - UK
 
** [[Fire and Steel|Kingmakers]] - Australia
 
** [[Fire and Steel|Kingmakers]] - Australia
 
** Das Toricht Lieben - Australia
 
** Das Toricht Lieben - Australia
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==Internal Links==
 
==Internal Links==
 
* [[14th Century]]
 
* [[14th Century]]
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* [[15th century Burgundy]]
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* [[15th century fighting equipment]]
 
* [[16th Century]]
 
* [[16th Century]]
 
* [[Period]]
 
* [[Period]]
* [[Wikipedia:15th_Century|Wikipedia:15th Century]]
 
* [[15th century fighting equipment]]
 
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==

Latest revision as of 06:16, 21 September 2011

Events

1400s

  • 1400
20 August: Wenceslaus, Holy Roman Emperor, was deposed by the Prince-electors meeting at Lahneck Castle for "futility, idleness, negligence and ignobility". Wenceslaus never recognized this deposition.

1410s

  • 1410
John Badby is the first person burned at the stake for heresy in England.
15 July: The Battle of Grunwald or 1st Battle of Tannenberg was fought during the Polish-Lithuanian-Teutonic War.
10 September: Sigismund was elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire by three of the seven Prince-electors (Kurfürsten).
1 October: Jobst of Moravia, cousin to Sigismund, opposed Sigismund's claim to the Holy Roman Empire as he was elected by four of the Prince-electors.
  • 1411
18 January: Jobst of Moravia, Holy Roman Emperor, dies.
21 July: Sigismund is re-elected as Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, but his coronation is deferred until 1414.
  • 1414
In the summer, the Hunger War or Famine War was fought between the allied Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania against the Teutonic Knights.
8 November: Holy Roman Emperor Sigismund's, coronation takes place at Aachen Cathedral.
  • 1415
6 July: After much controversy at the Council of Constance, John Huss is burned at the stake.
25 October: Henry V of England allies with Burgundy and defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt; part of the Hundred Years War.
  • 1417
Western Schism of the Catholic Church is ended at the Council of Constance (1414-1418).
  • 1419
16 August: Wenceslaus, King of Bohemia, dies.

1420s

  • 1420
21 May: The Treaty of Troyes was signed in the French city of Troyes agreeing that Henry V of England and his heirs would inherit the throne of France upon the death of King Charles VI of France, disinheriting the Dauphin, Charles VII of France, his son.
  • 1424
26 May: During the reign of King James I of Scotland, The Football Act of 1424 is passed, entitled "Of playing at the fut ball", where it was made illegal and punishable by a fine of four pence for playing football.
  • 1429
Jeanne d'Arc leads French forces to a victory against England in a battle of the Hundred Years War.
17 July: Charles VII of France crowned as the king of France in Reims.
6 November: Henry VI of England crowned as the king of England at Westminster Abbey.

1430s

  • 1431
20 May: Jeanne d'Arc burned at the stake for heresy in Rouen, France.
16 December: Henry VI of England crowned as the king of France at Notre Dame.
  • 1437
9 December: Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, dies.

1440s

  • 1445
23 April: Henry VI of England marries Margaret of Anjou at Titchfield in Hampshire.

1450s

  • 1453
Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1455-1485
The Wars of the Roses rage.

1470s

  • ~1470
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

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