On This Day

What Happened in May 1514

Historical Events

  • May 15 Jodocus Badius Ascensius publishes Christiern Pedersen's Latin version of Saxo's "Gesta Danorum" (Deeds of the Danes), in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • May 3 Bartholomaeus of Braga [Fernandez], Dominican theologian and Archbishop Emeritus of Braga, born in M├írtires, Santa Maria Maior, Lisbon (d. 1590)

Famous Weddings

Francis I of France

May 18 Francis, Duke of Valois, later Francis I, King of France, marries Claude, Duchess of Brittany