Events in History in 1450

  • Apr 15 Battle of Formigny: French defeat the English decisively in the Hundred Years' War, paving the way for the capture of English strongholds in Normandy

Event of Interest

May 8 Jack Cade's Rebellion: Kentishmen revolt begins against King Henry VI and they march towards London

  • May 9 'Abd al-Latif (Timurid monarch) is assassinated
  • Jul 5 Pope Nicolas V names Walraven van Meurs bishop of Munster
  • Oct 5 Jews are expelled from Lower Bavaria by order of Ludwig IX