Events in year of 1340

  • 01-26English King Edward III proclaimed King of France
  • 06-07Rotterdam Netherlands founded
  • 06-24Battle at Lock: English fleet beats France / Genuezen, 10-30,000 killed
  • 06-24In the Hundred Years War, British fleet destroys French at Sluys
  • 09-25England and France sign disarmament treaty
  • 11-28Battle of Salado Spain: last Moor invasion driven back

People born in year of 1340

  • 07-18Philip van Artevelde: Wine salesman / lord lt of Flanders
  • 11-30John Duke of Berry: Captain of Paris / art collector

People died in year of 1340

  • 03-31Ivan I Kalita: Grand-duke of Vladimir
  • 06-01Jan III van Diest: Bishop of Utrecht (1322-40)
  • 10-18Henry Henricus of Friemar: Augustine philosopher

Events in year of 1341

  • 04-08Francesco Petrarca crowned in Rome

People born in year of 1341

    No particular people born in year of 1341.

    People died in year of 1341

    • 06-15Andronicus III Paleologus: Byzantine Emperor (1328-41)
    • 06-19Juliana van Falconieri: Italian Saint / Swedish tenor