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.