Year 1305 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 25 Consecration of the Scrovegni Chapel (Arena Chapel) in Padua, Italy, with fresco masterpiece by Florentine painter Giotto
  • Jun 5 Archbishop Bertrand the Got of Bordeaux elected Pope Clement V
  • Jun 23 French-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge
  • Aug 5 William Wallace, who led Scottish resistance to England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London for trial and execution.
  • Aug 23 Scottish patriot William Wallace is executed for high treason by Edward I of England at Smithfield, London