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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 13th century14th century15th century
Decades: 1330s  1340s  1350s  – 1360s –  1370s  1380s  1390s
Years: 1366 1367 136813691370 1371 1372

Events

  • King Charles V of France renounces the treaty of Brétigny and war is declared between France and England. The French recapture most of Aquitaine.
  • Venice repels Hungarian invasion.
  • Hugues Aubriot founds the Bastille in Paris.
  • Tamerlane names the city of Samarkand as the capital of his empire.
  • Košice becomes the first town in Europe to be granted its own coat of arms.
  • The Turks invade Bulgaria.
  • The Edward the Black Prince ends his military alliance with Pedro of Castile due to ill-health. Pedro subsequently loses the Battle of Montiel to an alliance between the French and his half-brother Henry II. Henry murders Pedro after the battle and becomes King of Castille for a second time.
  • The Thai Kingdom of Ayutthaya conquers Cambodia for a second time.
  • Financed by Charles V of France, Welshman Owain Lawgoch launches an invasion fleet against the English in an attempt to claim the throne of Wales. A storm causes Owain to abandon the invasion.
  • Duong Nhat Le succeeds Tran Hao as King of Vietnam.

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