What Happened in April 1385

Historical Events

Historic Event

Apr 6 The Portuguese Council of the Kingdom meets in Coimbra and declares John, Master of the Order of Aviz, King John I of Portugal

  • Apr 15 At war with Castile, John I of Portugal instructs his ambassadors to negotiate an alliance with Richard II of England and to raise loans to pay his troops

Famous Weddings

John the Fearless

Apr 12 Duke of Burgundy, John the Fearless, marries Margaret of Bavaria in political double wedding with his sister

  • Apr 12 Willem van Oostervant of Bavaria weds Philip the Bold's daughter Marguerite (10)