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What was the 11th century called?
Correspondingly, what was going on 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.
Similarly, what was invented in the 11th century? The period saw major technological advances, including the adoption of gunpowder, the invention of vertical windmills, spectacles, mechanical clocks, and greatly improved water mills, building techniques (Gothic architecture, medieval castles), and agriculture in general (three-field crop rotation).
what period is the 11th century?
1001 – 1100
What happened in the 11th century in England?
The 11th century in England saw the end of the Viking Age with King Canute and his son Harthacnut, and the start of the Norman Conquest which began in 1066. This period was generally known as the Middle Ages. One of the legacies of the rule of William I was the Domesday Book in 1086.