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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
1306 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1306
Ab urbe condita 2059
Armenian calendar 755
Assyrian calendar 6056
Bahá'í calendar -538–-537
Bengali calendar 713
Berber calendar 2256
English Regnal year 34 Edw. 1 – 35 Edw. 1
Buddhist calendar 1850
Burmese calendar 668
Byzantine calendar 6814–6815
Chinese calendar 乙巳年月日
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Coptic calendar 1022–1023
Ethiopian calendar 1298–1299
Hebrew calendar 5066–5067
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1362–1363
 - Shaka Samvat 1228–1229
 - Kali Yuga 4407–4408
Holocene calendar 11306
Iranian calendar 684–685
Islamic calendar 705–706
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 3639
Minguo calendar 606 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 1849

1306 (MCCCVI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1306th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 306th year of the 2nd millennium, the 6th year of the 14th century, and the 7th year of the 1300s decade.


  • 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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