Historical Events in 1302

  • Jan 27 Dante becomes a Florentine political exile
  • May 18 Bruges Matins; the nocturnal massacre of the French garrison in Bruges by local Flemish militia
  • Jul 11 Battle of the Golden Spurs (Guldensporenslag in Dutch) near Kortrijk, Belgium. Flemish coalition defeat French army
  • Nov 19 Pope Boniface VIII delegates degree "Unam sanctam"