On This Day

Events in History in 1347

  • May 20 Rienzo calls Rome for people's tribunal
  • Jul 1 Engagement of Count Louis of Male to Margaretha, daughter of Jan III
  • Jul 11 Heir to the Bohemian throne elected German anti-king Charles IV
  • Aug 4 English troops conquer Fort Calais
  • Nov 20 Cola di Rienzo, later Roman Tribunal, addresses a meeting of on the Capitol during people's revolt in Rome
  • Dec 3 Pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Cola di Rienzo as heretics