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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 13th century14th century15th century
Decades: 1320s  1330s  1340s  – 1350s –  1360s  1370s  1380s
Years: 1352 1353 135413551356 1357 1358

Events

  • January 7Portuguese king Afonso IV sends three men to kill Ines de Castro, beloved of his son prince Pedro – Pedro revolts and incites a civil war.
  • February 10 – The St. Scholastica's Day riot broke out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days.
  • April – Philip of Anjou marries Mary of Naples, daughter of Charles of Valois, duke of Calabria, and Mary of Valois.
  • April 5 – Charles IV crowned emperor in Rome.
  • April 18 – In Venice, the Council of Ten beheads Doge Marin Falier for conspiring to kill them.
  • September 1 – Tvrtko I writes in castro nostro Vizoka vocatum from old town Visoki.

Births

  • January 7 – Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, son of King Edward III of England (died 1397)
  • August 16 – Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster
  • Manuel Chrysoloras, Byzantine humanist (died 1415)
  • Konrad von Jungingen, 25th Grand Master of the Teutonic Order

Deaths

  • April 18 – Doge Marin Falier, Italian ruler (executed)
  • August 3 – Bartholomew de Burghersh, 1st Baron Burghersh
  • December 5 – John III, Duke of Brabant (born 1300)
  • Inês de Castro, lover of King Peter I of Portugal (murdered)
  • Stefan Dusan, King of Serbia

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