Timeline

This is a timeline of selected events leading up to the start of the game. New items will be added over time.

  • 1088 – University of Bologna formed.
  • 1096 – Teaching begins at University of Oxford.
  • 1100 – Baldwin I crowned first King of Jerusalem.
  • 1109 – Crusaders capture Tripoli and Beirut.
  • 1113 – Pierre Abélard opens his school in Paris, France.
  • 1113 – Knights Hospitaller founded.
  • 1119 – Knights Templar founded.
  • 1122 – The Concordat of Worms held.
  • 1130 – Papal Schism of 1130. Rival factions put forth Innocent II and Anacletus II for Pope. Innocent II flies to France.
  • 1130 – Roger II crowned King of Two Sicilies by Anacletus II.
  • 1131 – The knights Templar found their first stronghold in the kingdom of Aragon.
  • 1132 – Malachy Ua Morgair is made bishop of Armagh in Ireland, to impose the Roman liturgy on the independent Irish Church and to fight off a return to Paganism.
  • 1132 – Abd al-Mu’min becomes Almohad caliph in North Africa.
  • 1133 – Lothair III is crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Innocent II.
  • 1134 – Tyre falls to the Crusaders.
  • 1134 – At the request of Olegarius, the bishop of Tarragona, the Knights Templar establish their first stronghold in Catalonia.
  • 1134 – Hugh II of Le Puiset, Count of Jaffa, revolts against King Fulk of Jerusalem.
  • 1135 – Stephen assumes the crown of England after the death of King Henrey I. He is opposed by Empress Matilda, beginning the Anarchy in England.
  • 1136 – Welsh win the Battle of Crug Mawr, halting Norman expansion into Wales.
  • 1136 – Peasants depose Prince Vsevolod of Pskov and establish the Novgorod Republic in northwest Russia.
  • 1137 – Genoan merchants establish trading treaty with Almohad Caliphate of North Africa.
  • March 1137 – King Stephen of England fails in his attempt to re-capture the Duchy of Normandy from Empress Matilda.
  • May 1137 – First sighting of the Dragon Star.
  • June 1137 – General awareness of the Dragon Star.
  • July 1137 – Riots and widespread unrest.
  • July 1137 – Facing unrest at home and rebelling troops, Holy Roman Emperor Lothair III abandons his campaign against Roger II of Sicily. This halted campaign allows Anacletus II to retain power in Rome.
  • July 1137 – Louis VII of France marries Eleanor of Aquitaine.
  • August 3, 1137 – Dragon Star enters Earth’s atmosphere and breaks up, causing massive damage.
  • August, 1137 – Widespread storms buffet Europe, Africa, and Asia over several weeks. Many reports of people and animals sickened by contact with the comet-tainted waters.

Timeline

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