- about AD 500 - Creglingen founded by the Alemannic prince 'Crago'.
- 1349 - Town and market charter; construction of the town fortifications.
- 1386 – 96 - Construction of the Church of Our Lord by the lords of Hohenlohe-Brauneck.
- From 1448 - Seat of officials of the Margrave of Ansbach.
- 16th / 18th century - Construction of the castle.