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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1240s  1250s  1260s  – 1270s –  1280s  1290s  1300s
Years: 1276 1277 127812791280 1281 1282


  • March 5Lithuanian forces led by Traidenis defeat the Teutonic Knights in the Battle of Aizkraukle.
  • The first of the Statutes of Mortmain are passed under king Edward I of England, which prevents land from passing into possession of the church.
  • The second of two main surveys of the Hundred Rolls, an English census seen as a follow up to the Domesday Book completed in 1086, is begun; it lasts until 1280.
  • Al-Razi's important medical writings are translated into Latin by Faraj ben Salim some 350 years after Al-Razi's death.
  • The Royal Mint of England moves into the Tower of London.
  • Haapsalu town (Estonia) is founded.
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