The History of Medieval Europe - 15th century

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Last updated: June 19, 2018
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1401 - This battle takes place in central Anatolia between Timur and the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid II
1407 - The murder of this nobleman by John the Fearles unleashes the Armagnac–Burgundian Civil War in France
Louis of Orleans
1414 - The concile that will put an end to the Western Schism begins in this city
1415 - The last of three great English victories in the Hundred Years War
1419 - These wars begin that are named after the theologian who was burned at the stake during the above mentioned concile
1429 - This French woman leads the siege of Orleans and encourages the son of the late King Charles VI to become King of France against the Treaty of Troyes
Joan of Arc
1437 - This house becomes practically hereditary house in the Holy Roman Empire
1438 - This French King issues the Pragmatic sanction of Bourges that constitutes one first step towards gallicanism
Charles VII
1453 - This year sees the fall of Constantinople to the Ottomans and the end of the Hunded Years' War. Bordeaux is conquered by the French after three centuries of English rule, but this last city remains English
1469 - An important marriage takes place in Valladolid between Isabella of Castile and this heir to the throne of Aragon
1478 - This city surrenders to Ivan III the Great, Grand Prince of Moscow
1485 - This battle of the War of the Roses is won by Henry VII who founds the Tudor dynasty
Bosworth Field
1492 - This year sees the death of Lorenzo de Medici, the discovery of America by Columbus, and also the end of the Reconquista in Spain whith the fall of this city
1498 - This Portuguese explorer is the first European to reach India by sea
Vasco da Gama
1498 - This Dominican friar, preacher, and reformer is executed in Florence
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Mar 19, 2024
Great quiz. Minor quibble - it's a history of medieval Europe, but the first question is set in central Anatolia.