On This Day

1317 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 9 Phillips V, the Tall, crowned king of France
  • Nov 21 Frederik of Sierck/Zyrick becomes bishop of Utrecht
  • Dec 30 Pontifical decree "Sancta Romania" against spiritualists

Deaths in History

  • Feb 7 Robert, Count of Clermont, French founder of the House of Bourbon (b. 1256)
  • Feb 14 Marguerite of France, queen of Edward I of England (b. 1282)
  • Apr 20 Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic and saint, dies
  • May 28 Guy van Avesnes/Henegouwen, bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 63
  • Oct 8 Fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265)