Historical Events In 1472
Saturday, 21 May 2022
Feb 20 Orkney and Shetland annexed to the crown of Scotland as security for the dowry of Princess Margaret, daughter of Christian 1, King of Norway and Denmark, and wife of James 111 of Scotland on this day in history.
Feb 20 Orkney and Shetland are left by Norway to Scotland, due to a dowry payment in the year 1472.
Mar 27 Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator, dies at 37 on this day in history.
Mar 28 Fra Bartolomeo, monk, Florentine Renaissance painter on this day in history.
Apr 06 In the year 1472 pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies
Apr 15 Leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Apr 25 On this day in history leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies
May 31 Erardus van der Mark, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal in the year 1472.
Jun 24 Zoe Paleologa departs Rome for Moscow on this day in history.
Jul 12 Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester and later King of England, marries Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in Westminister Abbey on this day in history.
Nov 19 Joannes/Basilius Bessarion, archbishop of Nicaea, dies on this day in history.