Historical Events In 1397
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Feb 18 Enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56 in the year 1397.
Apr 17 Geoffrey Chaucer tells the Canterbury Tales for the first time at the court of Richard II. Chaucer scholars have also identified this date (in 1387) as when the book's pilgrimage to Canterbury starts in the year 1397.
Jun 15 Count of Eu, French knight, dies in Turkish captivity in the year 1397.
Jun 17 In the year 1397 union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden & Norway
Jun 24 Sultan Bajezid I release caught crusaders free, for ransom in the year 1397.
Jun 30 Denmark, Norway & Sweden sign Union of Kalmar under Queen Margaretha on this day in history.
Aug 16 On this day in history albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany
Sep 02 In the year 1397 francesco Landini, Italian composer
Sep 08 On this day in history thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester.
Nov 15 Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italy, Pope (1447-55) in the year 1397.