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Links to Medieval Websites we can use:
1. Life in Medieval Scotland -- Click Here
2. Kings and Queens of Scotland -- Click here
3. Kids History -- The Feudal System -- Click here
4.. The Vikings for Kids -- Click here
TIMELINE -- THE MIDDLE AGES -- OUR STARTING POINT
TIMELINE -- SCOTLAND -- THE MIDDLE AGES
TIMELINE -- THE VIKINGS
Middle Ages Invention Timeline
1023: First paper money printed in China.
1045: Movable type printing by Bi Sheng in China
Circa 1050: Crossbow invented in France.
1182: Magnetic compass invented.
Circa 1200: Clothing buttons invented.
1202: The Hindu-Arabic numbering system introduced to the west by Italian mathematician, Fibonacci.
1249: Rodger Bacon invented his gunpowder formula.
Circa 1250: Gun invented in China.
Circa 1268 - 1289: Invention of eyeglasses.
Circa 1280: Mechanical clocks invented.
Circa 1285 - 1290: Windmills invented.
1295: Modern glassmaking begins in Italy.
1328: First sawmill.
1326: First mention of a handgun.
1366: Scales for weighing invented.
1400: First golf balls invented.
1400: The first piano called the Spinet invented.
1411: Trigger invented.
1420: Oil painting invented.
1421: In Florence, hoisting gear invented.
1450: Nicholas of Cusa creates spectacles of polished lenses for nearsighted persons.
1455: Johannes Gutenberg invents printing press with metal movable type.
1465: In Germany, drypoint engravings invented.
1475: Muzzle-loaded rifles invented in Italy and Germany.
1486: In Venice, the first known copyright granted.
1485: Leonardo DaVinci designed the first parachute.
1487: Bell chimes invented.
1492: Leonardo da Vinci first to seriously theorize about flying machines.
1492: Martin Behaim invented the first map globe.
1494: Whiskey invented in Scotland.
SOCIAL HISTORY TIMELINE 1300 - 1500