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Historical Events in 1274

  • May 7 2nd Council of Lyons (14th ecumenical council) opens, convened by Pope Gregory X

CrownRoyal Coronation

Aug 19 Edward I is crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey after returning from the Ninth Crusade

King of England Edward I
King of England
Edward I

Historic PublicationLetter from Kublai Khan to the Japanese Emperor

Oct 5 Around 1,000 soldiers of the Mongol army land on the Japanese island of Tsushima, the first attack of Kublai Khan's Mongol invasion of Japan
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A 1266 letter from Kublai Khan to the Japanese emperor threatening use of force
A 1266 letter from Kublai Khan to the Japanese emperor threatening use of force
  • Nov 19 Mongol army lands at Hakata Bay in Japan during their first invasion attempt and are defeated; a typhoon destroys most of their fleet as they withdraw