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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 13th century14th century15th century
Decades: 1320s  1330s  1340s  – 1350s –  1360s  1370s  1380s
Years: 1347 1348 134913501351 1352 1353

Events

  • England invades France
  • 29 August – An English fleet personally commanded by King Edward III defeats a Spanish fleet in the battle of Les Espagnols sur Mer.
  • Hayam Wuruk becomes ruler of the Majapahit Empire.
  • The Black Death ravages Europe. (1347-1351)
  • The Black Death first appears in Scotland.

Births

  • January 23 – Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (died 1419)
  • October 12 – Dmitri Donskoi, Grand Duke of Muscovy and Vladimir (died 1389)
  • Pierre d'Ailly, French theologian (died 1420)
  • John I of Aragon (died 1395)
  • Eleanor of Arborea, ruler of Sardinia (died 1404)
  • Pope Boniface IX, second Roman pope of the Western Schism (died 1404)
  • Jehuda Cresques, Catalan cartographer (died 1427)
  • Margaret III, Countess of Flanders (died 1405)
  • Agnolo Gaddi, Italian painter (died 1396)
  • William Gascoigne, Chief Justice of England (approximate date; died 1419)
  • Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent (died 1397)
  • Manuel II Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor (died 1425)
  • John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury (approximate date; died 1400)
  • Madhava of Sangamagrama, Indian mathematician (died 1425)
  • John I Stanley of the Isle of Man (approximate date; died 1414)
  • Ralph Strode, English scholar (died 1400)
  • Katherine Swynford, mistress of John of Gaunt (approximate date; died 1403)
  • Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinić (died 1415)
  • Richard Whittington, Lord Mayor of London (died 1423)
  • William le Scrope, 1st Earl of Wiltshire (died 1399)
  • Andrew of Wyntoun, Scottish historian (died 1420)

Deaths

  • March 26 – Alfonso XI of Castile (born 1311)
  • April 3 – Eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (born 1295)
  • August 22Philip VI of France (born 1293)
  • Raoul II of Brienne, Count of Eu
  • Jean de Marigny, French bishop
  • Juan Ruiz, Archpriest of Hita (approximate date; born c. 1283)
  • Maol Íosa V, Earl of Strathearn, last Gaelic Mormaer of Strathearn
  • Namdev, Marathi saint and poet (born 1270)

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