On This Day

What Happened in 1305

Historical Events in 1305

  • Mar 25 Consecration of the Scrovegni Chapel (Arena Chapel) in Padua, Italy, with fresco masterpiece by Florentine painter Giotto
  • Jun 5 Archbishop Bertrand the Got of Bordeaux elected Pope Clement V
  • Jun 23 French-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge
  • Aug 5 William Wallace, who led Scottish resistance to England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London for trial and execution.
  • Aug 23 William Wallace, Scottish patriot, is executed for high treason by Edward I of England