On This Day

Historical Events in 1397

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Apr 17 Geoffrey Chaucer tells the "Canterbury Tales" for the first time at the court of English King Richard II

Author and Poet Geoffrey Chaucer
Author and Poet
Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Jun 17 Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden and Norway
  • Jun 24 Sultan Bajezid I releases captured crusaders for ransom
  • Jun 30 Denmark, Norway and Sweden sign Union of Kalmar under Queen Margaretha