On This Day

Year 1327 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 25 King Edward III accedes to the English throne aged 14, after his mother Isabella of France, and her lover Roger Mortimer depose his father Edward II
  • Feb 1 Edward III is crowned King of England aged 14, though the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer
  • Apr 6 Italian poet Petrarch 1st sets eyes on his beloved Laura
  • Nov 2 King Alfonso IV of Aragon crowned

Historical Figures Born in 1327

  • Nov 20 Bassui Tokusho, Zen founder (Kogakuji monastery in Nakamura Japan), born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (d. 1387)