On This Day

What Happened in 1327

Historical Events in 1327

  • Jan 25 King Edward III accedes to the English throne
  • Feb 1 Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer.
  • Apr 6 Italian poet Petrarch 1st sets eyes on his beloved Laura
  • Nov 2 King Alfonso IV of Aragon crowned

Famous People Born in 1327

  • Nov 20 Bassui Tokusho, Zen founder (Kogakuji monastery in Nakamura Japan), born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (d. 1387)

World Leaders in 1327