how long did the rainstorm in England last?
If you mean the potato blight, it began in 1845 and recurred throughout the 1840's. Michael Montagne
In Western Europe, the period from about AD500-700 is often called the Dark Ages. In fact from about AD410 onwards the western part of the empire was overrun by various group of barbarian invaders. The Eastern Empire fared better and under Emperor Justinian succeeded in reconquering some of areas lost by the Western Empire, including much of southern Italy, parts of North Africa and some areas of Gaul and Spain near the Mediterranean coast. However, they were unable to hold on to these areas for long.
The stained glass window is a piece of art, so it should have a name and an artist. See if yu can figure that out either from the church website or a website talking about the history of the church as a whole. Then you can go from there.
The 30 years war bean because of the spreading protestant reformation. Many princes in Germany felt under control by charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, and so by becoming protestant they thought that they would have more power. Other countries, such as the French, sought to curb the power of the Holy Roman Empire and the Hapsburgs, even though they were a Catholic Country. Meanwhile, the Hapsburgs wanted to extend their power through the war. So basically, it was a war to gain land and power, but "religious" motivation was the mask of that.