Year 1344 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 23 Order of the Garter founded by English King Edward III, the most senior knighthood in the UK with just 24 living members plus the monarch (or 1348)

Historical Figures Born in 1344

  • Sep 18 Marie of Valois, Princess of France, born in Ch√Ęteau De Saint Germain-En-, Ile-De-France, France (d. 1404)
  • Oct 10 Mary Plantagenet, English princess, daughter of Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault, born in Waltham, Hampshire (d. 1362)

Historical Figures Who Died in 1344

  • Nov 3 Adolf van der Mark, prince-bishop of Liege (1313-44), dies at 56