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Historical Events In 1397

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1397 sultan Bajezid I release caught crusaders free, for ransom  

Jun 30   Denmark, Norway & Sweden sign Union of Kalmar under Queen Margaretha on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany in the year 1397.  

Sep 02   In the year 1397 francesco Landini, Italian composer  

Sep 08   Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester in the year 1397.  

Nov 15   In the year 1397 nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italy, Pope (1447-55)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1397

Famous People Born In This Year In History

May 06   In the year 1397 birth of sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (d. 1450)  

Jun 29   John II of Aragon (d. 1479) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 05   On this day in history birth of guillaume Dufay, Franco-Flemish composer and theorist (d. 1474)  

Aug 10   Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439) was born in the year 1397.  

Aug 16   Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany was born on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italy, Pope (1447-55) was born in the year 1397.  

Famous Deaths In 1397

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 18   Enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56 in the year 1397.  

Jun 03   William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (b. 1328) died in the year 1397.  

Jun 15   Count of Eu, French knight, dies in Turkish captivity on this day in history.  

Jun 16   Philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (b. 1358) died in the year 1397.  

Sep 02   In the year 1397 death of francesco Landini, Italian composer  

Sep 08   Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester died on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (executed) (b. 1346) died on this day in history.  

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