Year 1328 in History

Events in History

  • May 1 Wars of Scottish Independence end: Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton - the Kingdom of England recognises the Kingdom of Scotland as an independent state.
  • May 12 Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV and assembly of priests select Pietro Rainalducc as anti-Pope Nicolas V; consecrated in Rome by the Bishop of Venice
  • May 26 William of Ockham [Occam] forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII
  • May 29 French King Philip VI of Valois crowned at the Cathedral in Reims, France
  • Jun 6 Franciscan theologian William of Ockham [Occam] excommunicated by Pope John XXII
  • Aug 23 Battle at Kassel: French troops stop uprising of Flemish farmers

Historical Figures Born in 1328

  • May 7 Louis VI the Roman, Duke of Bavaria and Elector of Brandenburg, born in Rome (d. 1365)
  • Jun 25 William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader, born in Donyatt, Somerset, England (d. 1397)
  • Sep 21 Hongwu, 1st Emperor of Ming Dynasty of China (1368-98), born in Haozhou, Henan Jiangbei, Yuan Empire (d. 1398)
  • Sep 29 Joan of Kent [the Fair Maid of Kent], famous English beauty, wife of Edward the Black Prince, mother of Richard II, born at Palace of Woodstock, England (d. 1385)
  • Oct 9 Peter I of Cyprus, King of Cyprus (1358-69), born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 1369)

Historical Marriages

  • Jan 24 King Edward III of England (15) marries Philippa of Hainault (18) at York Minster, in York
  • Jul 17 Prince David (4), heir to the Scottish throne marries Joan (7), Princess of England at Berwick-upon-Tweed

Historical Figures Who Died in 1328

  • Feb 1 Charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies at 33
  • Apr 30 Meister Eckhard, German theologist and mystic, dies at about 78
  • Aug 23 Nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle
  • Nov 16 Prince Hisaaki, Japanese shogun (b. 1276)