What was going on in Europe in the 11th century?

What was going on in Europe in the 11th century?

The eleventh century is, in European history, a century of change. It saw the final Christianisation of Scandinavia and the emergence of the Peace and Truce of God movements, the Gregorian Reforms, and the Crusades which revitalised a church and a papacy which survived tarnished by the tumultuous tenth century.

What happen in the year 1020?

England. Cnut the Great sails from England to Norway with a fleet of 50 ships. He defeats Olaf Haraldsson and is crowned king of Norway. Cnut becomes the sole ruler of England, Denmark and part of Sweden (known as the Danish North Sea Empire).

What year is 1100 CE?

Year 1100 (MC) was a century leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, the 1100th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 100th year of the 2nd millennium, the 100th and last year of the 11th century, and the 1st year of the 1100s decade.

What was life like in 1100ad?

They had dirt floors, and in most places livestock came in at night to share the same fleas for warmth. People slept on straw mattresses, ant the whole family lived in one room, eating and washing and fornicating without walls. Conditions improved over the centuries, but this was standard at the time.

Who ruled England in 1020?

Harold II

What happen in 1010?

VIKINGS DISCOVER AMERICA, SLAUGHTER LOCALS. of the era made it easier for Vikings to explore the world beyond Scandinavia. Based on Einar Haugen’s translation of the Vinland Sagas, 1010 is the approximate date when their explorer Thorfinn Karlsevni was trying to start a settlement in North America.

What is going to happen in 2040?

Longevity will rise, with many living well beyond 100. Children born in 2040 will have a more or less indefinite life. With gene therapy, stem cell and nano-scale medicine, barring an accident or fatal disease, we may live for ever and look much younger.

What will be invented in 2040?

Life in a generation: 10 predictions for 2040

  • Radically redesigned computers.
  • Eye-wateringly expensive oil.
  • Colonising Mars.
  • Poverty-stricken underclass.
  • US debt crisis.
  • Drones that can 3D print other drones.
  • Mass automation.
  • Widespread water shortages.