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Historical Events In 1397

Friday, 22 November 2019

Feb 18   In the year 1397 enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history francesco Landini, Italian composer  

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

Nov 15   Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italy, Pope (1447-55) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1397

Famous People Born In This Year In History

May 06   On this day in history birth of sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (d. 1450)  

Jun 29   On this day in history birth of john II of Aragon (d. 1479)  

Aug 05   Guillaume Dufay, Franco-Flemish composer and theorist (d. 1474) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history birth of albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1397 death of william Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (b. 1328)  

Jun 15   On this day in history count of Eu, French knight, dies in Turkish captivity  

Jun 16   On this day in history death of philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (b. 1358)  

Sep 02   Francesco Landini, Italian composer died in the year 1397.  

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

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

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