Historical Events in 1387

  • Feb 24 King Charles III of Naples and Hungary is assassinated at Buda
  • Mar 11 The Battle of Castagnaro begins.

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Apr 17 Geoffrey Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" characters begin their pilgrimage to Canterbury (according to scholars)

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Sep 23 One of the most extravagant medieval English feasts ever recorded held for Richard II and John of Gaunt in London. Included 14 salted oxen, 120 sheep, 1200 pigeons and 11,000 eggs [1]

  • Oct 17 Swells convent Windesheim initiated
  • Oct 26 Amsterdam buccaneer Herman of Kuinre signs loyalty vow for peace