Historical Events in 1477

Battle of Nancy

Jan 5 Battle of Nancy: Swiss Confederacy led by René II decisively defeats the Duchy of Burgundy, 7,000+ killed including the Duke of Burgundy Charles the Bold

Event of Interest

Nov 18 First English dated printed book "Dictes & Sayengis of the Phylosophers" by William Caxton at his press in London

  • Dec 11 Duchess Maria of Burgundy ends the 'Great Privilege' in states of The Netherlands