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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1230s  1240s  1250s  – 1260s –  1270s  1280s  1290s
Years: 1260 1261 126212631264 1265 1266

Events

  • October – King Alexander III of Scotland defeats the Viking armada of King Haakon IV of Norway in the Battle of Largs.
  • King James I of Aragon conquers Crevillente, Spain from the Moors during the Reconquista.
  • Mindaugas, the only Christian king of Lithuania, is assassinated by his cousin Treniota.
  • The chieftains of the eastern part of Iceland become the last to pledge fealty to the Norwegian king, bringing a more complete end to the Icelandic Commonwealth and the Icelandic civil war.
  • Genoa captures the city of Chania on Crete from the Venetians.
  • Hulagu Khan is defeated in an attempted invasion north of the Caucasus.
  • Based on Magdeburg Law Żnin (Poland) was given city rights

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