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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 13th century14th century15th century
Decades: 1270s  1280s  1290s  – 1300s –  1310s  1320s  1330s
Years: 1306 1307 130813091310 1311 1312

Events

  • March 9Pope Clement V settles the papal seat in Avignon, following a visit.
  • August 15 – The city of Rhodes surrenders to the forces of the Knights of St. John, completing their conquest of Rhodes. The knights establish their headquarters on the island, and rename themselves as the Knights of Rhodes.
  • Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, bought by the Percy family, later Earls of Northumberland.

Births

  • Leo V of Armenia (died 1341)

Deaths

  • May 5 – Charles II of Naples
  • James of St. George, Savoyard military architect (born 1230)

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