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1100–1199 (A.D.) World History


Chartres Cathedral
Chartres Cathedral
Tasha Vincent

1100–1300
Construction of Cathedral at Chartres, France.
1144
Second Crusade begins.
c. 1150
Angkor Wat is completed.
1150–1167
Universities of Paris and Oxford founded in France and England.
1162
Thomas á Becket named Archbishop of Canterbury, murdered by Henry II's men (1170). Troubadours (wandering minstrels) glorify romantic concepts of feudalism.
1169
Ibn-Rushd begins translating Aristotle's works.
1189
Richard I (“the Lionhearted”) succeeds Henry II in England, killed in France (1199), succeeded by King John. Third Crusade.

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