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What Happened in 1296

Historical Events in 1296

  • Jan 9 Earl Floris V signs accord with French King
  • Feb 24 Pope Boniface VIII degree Clericis Iaicos
  • Mar 30 Edward I sacks Berwick-upon-Tweed, during armed conflict between Scotland and England
  • Apr 27 Battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England

Famous People Born in 1296

  • Aug 10 John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg

Famous People Who Died in 1296

  • Feb 8 Przemys┼é II, King of Poland (1295-96), dies at 38
  • May 19 Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies
  • Jun 5 Edmund Crouchback, English prince and son of Henry III of England, dies at 51
  • Jun 27 Floris V, count of Holland & Zeeland, dies
  • Sep 28 Adolf VII, earl of Mountain (1259-96), dies

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