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1316

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Year 1316 (MCCCXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Contents

January–December

  • January 28–March 18 – Revolt of Llywelyn Bren against English rule in Wales.
  • February 22 – Battle of Picotin between Ferdinand of Majorca and the forces of Matilda of Hainaut
  • July 5 – Battle of Manolada between the Burgundian and Majorcan claimants of the Principality of Achaea.
  • August 7 – Pope John XXII succeeds Pope Clement V as the 196th pope.
  • August 10 – Second Battle of Athenry ends with over 5,000 dead, and Norman rule retained in Ireland.
  • Date unknown

  • The Great Famine of 1315–17 is at its peak.
  • The Pound sterling experiences the greatest year of inflation in its history, at 100.04 percent, losing over half its value.
  • The Au peninsula in Switzerland is first mentioned as "Owe" belonging to the commandry of the Knights Hospitaller in Bubikon.
  • Births

  • April or May – Magnus IV, king of Sweden 1319–1364 (d. 1374)
  • March 2 – King Robert II of Scotland (d. 1390)
  • May 14 – Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1378)
  • November 7 – Simeon of Russia (d. 1353)
  • November 15 – King John I of France (d. November 20)
  • date unknown – Fa Ngum, King of Lan Xang (d. 1393)
  • Deaths

  • March 2 – Marjorie Bruce, daughter of Robert I of Scotland (b. 1296)
  • March 12 – King Stefan Dragutin of Serbia
  • June 5 – King Louis X of France (b. 1289)
  • July 5 – Infante Ferdinand of Majorca (b. 1278)
  • August 2 – Louis of Burgundy, Prince of Achaea (b. 1297)
  • August 10 – Felim mac Aedh Ua Conchobair, King of Connacht (in battle)
  • November 20 – King John I of France (b. November 15)
  • date unknown
  • Guillaume Guiart, French chronicler and poet
  • Guo Shoujing, Chinese astronomer and mathematician
  • Vytenis, Grand Prince of Lithuania
  • Alauddin Khilji, the sultan of Delhi, India
  • References

    1316 Wikipedia


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