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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1230s  1240s  1250s  – 1260s –  1270s  1280s  1290s
Years: 1266 1267 126812691270 1271 1272



  • June 19 – King Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an identifying yellow badge to be fined ten livres of silver.
  • Pélerin de Maricourt first describes magnetic poles and remarks on the nonexistence of isolated magnetic poles.
  • King Otakar II of Bohemia inherits Carinthia and part of Carniola, making him the most powerful prince within the Holy Roman Empire; the empire lacking an emperor during the ongoing great interregnum, Otakar II was one of the most powerful men in Europe.
  • The construction of Blair Castle in Scotland is begun by John Comyn.



  • The Eastern Orthodox Patriarchy of Antioch returns to Antioch after a 171-year exile, during which it had been replaced by the Latin Patriarch of Antioch.


  • Philip of Artois
  • Huang Gongwang, Chinese painter (died 1354)
  • Vedantadesika, Hindu poet and philosopher


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