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Year 1427 (MCDXXVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • April – The House of Balsic's rule of Montenegro comes to an end with the death of Balša III.
  • August 4 – Hussite Wars – Battle of Tachov: The Hussites decisively beat the crusader armies, ending the Fourth Anti-Hussite Crusade.
  • August 17 – The first band of Gypsies visits Paris, according to an account of the citizen of Paris.
  • Date unknown

  • Lincoln College, a constituent college of the University of Oxford, is founded.
  • Bhaktapur Royal Palace in Nepal is built by King Yaksa Malla.
  • Gabriel V is elected Patriarch of the Coptic Church for the second time.
  • Minrekyansa becomes King of Ava (ancient Burma).
  • The Conflict of Druimnacour occurs in Sutherland, Scotland.
  • The first witch hunts begin, in Switzerland.
  • Celestine Order established in France.
  • The Celebration of Sant Jordi (Saint George) begins in Catalonia (he will later become its patron saint).
  • Bremen is expelled from the Hanseatic League.
  • Diogo de Silves, Portuguese navigator, discovers seven islands of the Azores archipelago.
  • The Battle of the Echinades, between a Byzantine fleet and the fleet of Carlo I Tocco.
  • Births

  • February 27 – Ruprecht, Archbishop of Cologne (d. 1480)
  • May 8 – John Tiptoft, 1st Earl of Worcester, Lord High Treasurer (d. 1470)
  • May 29 – Françoise d'Amboise, Member of the French nobility, co-founder of the first monastery of the Carmelites in France (d. 1485)
  • June 22 – Lucrezia Tornabuoni, Wife of Piero di Cosimo de' Medici (d. 1482)
  • September 9 – Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English politician (d. 1464)
  • October 26 – Archduke Sigismund of Austria (d. 1496)
  • November 24 – John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire (d. 1473)
  • November 29 – Zhengtong Emperor of China (d. 1464)
  • November 30 – Casimir IV Jagiellon, King of Poland (d. 1492)
  • date unknown – Shen Zhou, Chinese painter (d. 1509)
  • Deaths

  • April 17 – John IV, Duke of Brabant (b. 1403)
  • May 7 – Thomas la Warr, 5th Baron De La Warr, English churchman
  • date unknown
  • Chimalpopoca, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlán (b. 1397)
  • Qu You, Chinese novelist (b. 1341)
  • probable
  • Jehuda Cresques, Catalan cartographer (b. 1350)
  • Gentile da Fabriano, Italian painter
  • References

    1427 Wikipedia

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