On This Day

What Happened in 1316

Historical Events in 1316

  • Jun 18 Peace of Fexhe: prince-bishop Adolf II of Mark and Luikse towns
  • Aug 10 Second Battle of Athenry, Anglo-Norman victory over Gaelic clan alliance

Famous People Born in 1316

  • Mar 2 King Robert II of Scotland, first monach of the House of Stewart (1371-90), born in Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire (d. 1390)
  • May 14 Charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78) and Holy Roman Emperor (1355-78). Dies 1378
  • Nov 15 Jean I, King of France (Nov 15-19, 1316), born in Paris (he lived only 5 days)

Famous People Who Died in 1316

  • Mar 2 Marjorie Bruce, daughter of Robert I of Scotland (b. 1296)
  • May 5 Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, youngest daughter of King Edward I and Queen Eleanor of Castile, dies at 33
  • Jun 5 Louis X, King of France (1314-16), dies at 26
  • Jul 5 Infante Ferdinand of Majorca (b. 1278)
  • Nov 19 Jan I, king of France (Nov 15-19 1316), dies