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What Happened in 1306

Historical Events in 1306

  • Mar 25 Robert the Bruce crowned Robert I, King of Scots, having killed his rival John Comyn, Lord of Badenoch
  • Jun 19 The Earl of Pembroke's army defeats Robert Bruce's Scottish army at the Battle of Methven
  • Jul 22 King Phillip the Fair, orders expulsion of Jews out of France

Famous People Who Died in 1306

  • Mar 21 Robert II, Duke of Burgundy (1272-1306), dies at 57 or 58
  • Jun 29 Musho [Hokai], Zen teacher/found subtemple at Jochiji, dies
  • Aug 4 Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, King of Hungary (1301-05) and King of Bohemia and Poland (1305-06), stabbed to death at 16