On This Day

Famous Deaths in 1314

  • Mar 18 Jacques de Molay, French last Grand Master of The Knights Templar, dies burned at the stake aged 70 or 71
  • Apr 20 Clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies
  • Jun 23 Sir Henry de Bohun, English knight, is killed on the first day of the Battle of Bannockburn by Robert the Bruce
  • Nov 13 Albert II, Margrave of Meissen
  • Nov 29 Philip IV, the Handsome, King of France (1285-1314), (b. 1268)