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The 1300s is the 14th century. It is considered to have been a time of turmoil, since it was during this century when the Hundred Years' War was fought and the Black Death began visiting Europe.

Known Events[]

  • The Dutch improve the process of making salt herring.[1]
  • The beginnings of the African Griot tradition[2]
  • Gypsies start creating flamenco.[3]
  • Quarantines are set up during the Black Death.[4]
  • Sumptuary laws are passed under King Edward III of England.[5]

Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?[]

In Episode 13, Millennia talks about her stint as a medieval fishmonger. During that time, the Dutch came up with a clever way of preserving herring in salt. Her clues lead the Time Pilots to Holland in the 1300s, specifically the mid-1380's.

In Episode 32, Medeva is sent by Carmen Sandiego to Africa in the 1300s to steal the griots' voices, sending the Time Pilots on a chase through the history of African-American culture.

In Season 2, Episode 12, Buggs Zapper is sent by Carmen Sandiego to Europe in the 1300s to steal the Black Death, sending the Time Pilots on a chase through the history of diseases.

In Season 2, Episode 46, the Time Pilots have a head-on collision with their future selves from three days later. Future!Kevin then explains some sumptuary laws that were passed in England to keep non-nobles from wearing silk clothing. Future!Kevin's clues lead the Time Pilots to the 1300s, specifically 1337, when the Hundred Years' War had just begun.

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