On This Day

What Happened in May 1328

Historical Events

  • May 1 Wars of Scottish Independence end: Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton - the Kingdom of England recognises the Kingdom of Scotland as an independent state.
  • May 12 Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV and assembly of priests select Pietro Rainalducc as anti-Pope Nicolaas V
  • May 12 Antipope Nicholas V, a claimant to the papacy, is consecrated in Rome by the Bishop of Venice
  • May 26 William of Ockham forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII
  • May 29 French King Philip VI Valois crowned at the Cathedral in Reims, France

Famous Birthdays

  • May 7 Louis VI the Roman, Duke of Bavaria and Elector of Brandenburg, born in Rome (d. 1365)