Historical Events For 1472
Thursday, 17 August 2017
Feb 20 In the year 1472 orkney and Shetland annexed to the crown of Scotland as security for the dowry of Princess Margaret, daughter of Christian 1, King of Norway and Denmark, and wife of James 111 of Scotland.
Feb 20 Orkney and Shetland are left by Norway to Scotland, due to a dowry payment on this day in history.
Mar 27 On this day in history janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator, dies at 37
Mar 28 Fra Bartolomeo, monk, Florentine Renaissance painter on this day in history.
Apr 06 Pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies on this day in history.
Apr 15 Leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Apr 25 Leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies in the year 1472.
May 31 On this day in history erardus van der Mark, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal
Jun 24 Zoe Paleologa departs Rome for Moscow in the year 1472.
Jul 12 Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester and later King of England, marries Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in Westminister Abbey in the year 1472.
Nov 19 Joannes/Basilius Bessarion, archbishop of Nicaea, dies on this day in history.