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Deaths in History in 1312

  • May 13 Theobald II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1263)
  • Jun 19 Piers Gaveston, Earl of Cornwall and favourite of Edward II of England beheaded at 27 or 28

Person of interestArthur II

Aug 27 Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (1305-12), dies at 50

Duke of Brittany Arthur II
Duke of Brittany
Arthur II
  • Sep 17 Ferdinand IV, King of Castile and León (1295-1312), dies at 26
  • Oct 17 Jan II, duke of Brabant/Limburg (charter of Kortenberg), dies
  • Oct 27 John II, Duke of Brabant (b. 1275)
  • Oct 28 Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen