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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 13th century14th century15th century
Decades: 1270s  1280s  1290s  – 1300s –  1310s  1320s  1330s
Years: 1303 1304 130513061307 1308 1309


  • March 25Robert the Bruce becomes King of Scotland.
  • May – Hugh the younger Despenser, favourite of King Edward II of England, is married to heiress Eleanor de Clare.
  • June 19 – Forces of Earl of Pembroke defeat Bruce's Scottish rebels at the Battle of Methven
  • Philip IV of France exiles all the Jews from France and confiscates their property
  • In London, a city ordinance decrees that heating with coal is forbidden when parliament is in session – the ordinance is not particularly effective


  • Ashikaga Tadayoshi, general of the Northern and Southern Courts(d. 1352)
  • Sasaki Takauji, Japanese poet, warrior, and bureaucrat (d. 1373)
  • August 8 – Rudolf II, Duke of Bavaria (d.1353)


  • February 10 – John "the Red" Comyn, Scottish nobleman
  • March 21 – Robert II, Duke of Burgundy (born 1248)
  • August 4 – King Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (born 1289)
  • Robert de Burghersh, 1st Baron Burghersh
  • Roger de Flor, German soldier
  • Richard of Middleton, Norman theologian and philosopher of the Franciscan Order (born 1249)
  • Roger Bigod, 5th Earl of Norfolk (born 1270)

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