On This Day

1371 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 22 King Robert II of Scotland (1371-90) is crowned, becoming the first monarch of the House of Stewart
  • Jun 30 Arnold II of Horne chosen bishop of Utrecht
  • Jul 9 Pope Gregory XI names Arnold II of Horne as bishop of Utrecht
  • Sep 26 Battle of Maritsa: Serbia-Turkey

Birthdays in History

  • May 28 John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy (1404-19), born in Rouvres, France (d. 1419)

Weddings in History

  • Sep 21 English Prince John of Gaunt marries Constance of Castile (17), heir of Peter of Castile and Leon

Deaths in History

  • Feb 17 Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria, Emperor of Bulgaria (1331-1371)
  • Feb 22 David II, King of Scots (1329-71) last of the House of Bruce, dies at 46
  • Jun 13 Jan V of Virneburg, bishop of Utrecht (Pledge Vollenhove), dies
  • Aug 24 Edward, Duke of Guelders (1361-71) and Count of Zutphen, mortally wounded in the battle at 35
  • Sep 26 Vlkasin, Hungarian general/co-king of Serbia, dies
  • Dec 4 Reinald III, the Fat Duke, duke of Gelre (1343-61), dies at 38
  • Dec 4 Stefanus X Uros V, king of Serbia (1355-71), dies