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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 13th century14th century15th century
Decades: 1310s  1320s  1330s  – 1340s –  1350s  1360s  1370s
Years: 1338 1339 134013411342 1343 1344

Events

  • The Queen's College, a constituent college of the University of Oxford, is founded.
  • Petrarch is crowned poet laureate in Rome, the first man since antiquity to be given this honor.
  • Beginning of the Breton War of Succession over the control of the Duchy of Brittany
  • Margarete Maultasch, Countess of Tyrol, expels her husband John Henry of Bohemia, to whom she had been married as a child. She subsequently marries Louis of Bavaria without having been divorced, which results in the excommunication of the couple.

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