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What Happened in 1338

Historical Events in 1338

  • Jan 3 Jacob of Arteveld elected mayor of Ghent
  • Jul 16 The six Electors of the Holy Roman Empire signed the Agreement of Rhense confirming Emperor Louis IV.

Famous People Born in 1338

  • Jan 21 King Charles V, (Charles the Wise), of France (1364-80)
  • Feb 3 Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (d. 1378)
  • Mar 16 Thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (d. 1401)
  • Nov 29 Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England, born in Antwerp, Buchy of Brabant (d. 1368)

World Leaders in 1338

Famous People Who Died in 1338

  • Apr 24 Marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291)
  • Aug 4 Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300)