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Historical Events In 1397

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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

Apr 17   In the year 1397 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.  

Jun 15   In the year 1397 count of Eu, French knight, dies in Turkish captivity  

Jun 17   Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden & Norway on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history sultan Bajezid I release caught crusaders free, for ransom  

Jun 30   In the year 1397 denmark, Norway & Sweden sign Union of Kalmar under Queen Margaretha  

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

Sep 02   On this day in history 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.  

Famous Birthdays In 1397

Famous People Born In This Year In History

May 06   Sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (d. 1450) was born on this day in history.  

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

Aug 05   In the year 1397 birth of guillaume Dufay, Franco-Flemish composer and theorist (d. 1474)  

Aug 10   In the year 1397 birth of albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)  

Aug 16   In the year 1397 birth of albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany  

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

Famous Deaths In 1397

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 18   On this day in history enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56  

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 in the year 1397.  

Jun 16   Philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (b. 1358) died on this day in history.  

Sep 02   On this day in history death of francesco Landini, Italian composer  

Sep 08   In the year 1397 death of thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester.  

Sep 21   In the year 1397 death of richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (executed) (b. 1346)  

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