On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1381

  • Mar 24 Saint Catharine of Sweden, Swedish saint
  • May 13 John of Chatillon, Count of Blois, dies
  • May 15 Eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron
  • Jun 14 Simon Sudbury, Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Jun 15 Wat Tyler, leader of English Peasants' Revolt is beheaded in London
  • Jun 15 John Cavendish, Lord Chief Justice of England
  • Jul 15 John Ball, English priest who played a prominent role in the Peasants' Revolt of 1381, hung, drawn and quartered at about 42 or 43
  • Dec 2 John of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic
  • Dec 27 Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March, English politician