On This Day

1312 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 3 2nd council of Vienna, Knights Templars suppressed
  • May 6 Pope Clement V closes Council of Vienna
  • Jun 29 Holy Roman Emperor Henry VII crowned
  • Aug 3 Power of Luik Patriarch murders over 200
  • Sep 27 Duke John II of Brabant ends Charter of Kortenberg

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 28 Queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)

Person of interestEdward III

Nov 13 Edward III, King of England (1327-77) noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority, born in Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England (d. 1377)

King of England Edward III
King of England
Edward III

Deaths in History

  • May 13 Theobald II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1263)
  • Jun 19 Piers Gaveston, Earl of Cornwall and favourite of Edward II of England beheaded at 27 or 28

Person of interestArthur II

Aug 27 Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (1305-12), dies at 50

Duke of Brittany Arthur II
Duke of Brittany
Arthur II
  • Sep 17 Ferdinand IV, King of Castile and León (1295-1312), dies at 26
  • Oct 17 Jan II, duke of Brabant/Limburg (charter of Kortenberg), dies
  • Oct 27 John II, Duke of Brabant (b. 1275)
  • Oct 28 Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen