Historical Events in 1415

Historic Event

Feb 22 English King Henry V lays the foundation stone for Syon Abbey for nuns of the Bridgettine Order. Became one of the wealthiest abbeys in England.

  • May 4 Religious reformers John Wycliffe and Jan Hus are condemned as heretics at the Council of Constance
  • May 29 Pope John XXIII [Baldassare Cossa] formally deposed as Pope at the Conference of Constance, Germany, after he had fled the town in disguise
  • Jul 4 Angelo Correr renounces his claim to the Papacy as Pope Gregory XII
  • Jul 6 Bohemian religious reformer Jan Hus is burned at the stake in Constance, Germany
  • Jul 31 The Southampton plot to assassinate English king Henry V and put Edmund Mortimer on the throne is uncovered
  • Oct 25 Battle of Agincourt: Henry V's forces defeat larger French army, and the longbow defeats the armored knight (Azincourt, France)
  • Oct 25 John IV of Burgundy becomes Duke of Brabant and Limburg, upon his father's death