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What Happened in 1265

Historical Events in 1265

  • Jan 20 First English Parliament summoned other than by royal command (in this instance by Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester) mets in Westminster Hall
  • Jan 23 1st English Parliament not summoned by the monarch formally convened (some authorities)
  • Aug 4 Battle of Evesham: English prince Edward beats Simon de Montfort the younger

World Leaders in 1265

  • Kublai KhanKublai Khan
    Mongolian Emperor and Founder of the Yuan Dynasty

Famous People Who Died in 1265

  • Feb 8 Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)
  • Apr 25 Roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, English crusader
  • May 16 Saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165)
  • Aug 4 Simon de Montfort the younger, English Earl of Leicester, dies in battle
  • Aug 4 Hugh le Despencer, 1st Baron le Despencer, killed in the Battle of Evesham (b. 1223)

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