Battle of Brignais , marauding mercenaries defeat
a French army and destroy them.
|1362 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||810/811 (turn of the year July)|
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|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1672/73 (turn of the year April)
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Politics and world events
- April 6th : At the Battle of Brignais , marauding discharged mercenaries from the Grandes Compagnies , the Tard-Venus , originally brought into the country to fight on France's side in the Hundred Years War against England, defeat a French army under the command of Destroying Jacques I. de Bourbon, comte de La Marche and Jean de Melun , Count of Tancarville . They then devastate the county of La Marche . The threat posed by fired mercenaries in France can only be brought under control years later.
Emirate of Granada
Emir Muhammad VI. von Granada loses the power struggle against his predecessor Muhammad V, supported by the Merinids in Morocco, and flees from him to Seville , where he hopes for help from Peter I of Castile , but is immediately executed by him on April 25th . Muhammad V can re-establish his rule in the emirate of the Nasrids .
Northeast and Central Europe
- Origin and growth of the Old Confederation : Emperor Charles IV recognizes Zurich's alliances with the Confederation .
- The Lithuanian Grand Duke Algirdas and his brother Kęstutis defeat the Golden Horde in the Battle of the Blue Water on the Synjucha River near Torhowyzja and take Kiev and Podolia . The principality of Kiev is incorporated into their empire.
- King Peter I of Cyprus , also formally titular king of Jerusalem , tries to revive the idea of a crusade to the Holy Land . Together with his chancellor Philippe de Mézières and the papal legate Peter Thomas , he undertakes an extensive trip to Europe to promote his idea. He met Pope Urban V and numerous monarchs, including King John II of France and Emperor Charles IV. By 1365 he actually managed to assemble an army for his crusade .
- Adrianople is conquered by the Ottomans .
- Prince Balša I of the Balšić family dies. He bequeathed the rule he built up in Zeta and around Shkodra to his sons Stracimir, Đurađ and Balša II.
Culture and society
- After the sinking of the island of Rungholt during the second Marcellus flood (see below), many of the fishermen and farmers who had become homeless come together to make a living together. The so-called Wogemänner, who spread fear and terror, do this through raids and raids on small farms and by boarding small merchant ships in order to repeat what the " Naked Hans " had previously taken from them. To do this, they settle in the village of Westerhever and build a fortress , the Wogemannsburg , in a difficult-to-access place .
- around 1362: The Fürsteneck house in Frankfurt am Main is built. An extensive contract dated May 18, which the family von Holzhausen concludes with their neighbors, provides for the first time precise information about the status quo and structural events of the time. Accordingly, it was agreed with the neighbors, the couple Heinz and Gerhus Byrbruwer, to erect a stone gable between the two properties, which would support the ridge beam of the neighboring house.
- September 28th : Guillaume de Grimoard, who at this time is on his way to Naples as papal envoy, is appointed by the conclave as successor to Innocent VI , who died on September 12th . elected Pope in Avignon . The new Pope , who adopts the name Urban V , is the penultimate representative of the Avignon papacy . He rejects nepotism as well as the pomp and luxury of the cardinals, carries out significant reforms in the administration of justice and takes vigorous action against the abuses in his environment and within the Church.
- January 15. bis 17th January : The vast and well heaviest storm surge in the North Sea reached on January 16 , the Marcellustag , with about 2.50 meters above the dike tops North Frisia its peak. The city of Rungholt is sinking. The Harde Utholm is separated from the mainland and becomes an island. In this second catastrophe called Marcellusflut or Grote Mandrenke , the Dollart collapses , Sylt becomes an island, the island of Buise breaks apart. Chronicles put the victims at up to 200,000 dead.
Historical maps and views
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- Alamanno Adimari , Archbishop of Taranto and Cardinal of the Catholic Church († 1422 )
- Adolf von Nassau-Dillenburg , Count of Nassau-Dillenburg († 1420 )
- Adolf III. , Count of Waldeck zu Landau († 1431 )
- Jean de Béthencourt , French nobleman († 1425 )
- Heinrich von Bar , French nobleman († 1397 )
- Johanna von Bayern , wife of the Bohemian and Roman-German King Wenzel († 1386 )
- Erkinger I. von Seinsheim , Baron von Schwarzenberg († 1437 )
- Mary of Sicily , Queen of Sicily, Duchess of Athens and Neopatria († 1401 )
- Murdoch Stewart , Scottish nobleman († 1425 )
Born around 1362
- Abraham von Worms , German Jew, who dealt with the Guardian Angel († 1458 )
- Dietrich Engelhus , teacher and author of Latin works († 1434 )
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- February 25th / 26th : Johann II. , Lord of Arlay
- April 6 : Jacques I. de Bourbon , Count of La Marche (* 1319 )
- April 10 : Matilda Plantagenet , Duchess of Straubing-Holland (* 1339 )
- April 25 : Muhammad VI. , Emir of Granada (* 1332 )
- May 26th : Louis of Taranto , Prince of Taranto, King of Naples and Count of Provence (* 1320 )
- June 6th : John Carew , English military man and Justiciar of Ireland
- July 11 : Anna von Schweidnitz , Empress of the Holy Roman Empire and Queen of Bohemia (* 1339 )
- July 22nd : Ludwig von Durazzo , Count of Gravina (* 1324 )
- September 1 : Mary of Lancaster , English noblewoman (* around 1320 )
- September 7th : Joan of England , Queen of Scotland (* 1321 )
- 9 September : John de St Paul , English cleric, lawyer and Archbishop of Dublin (* around 1295 )
- September 12 : Innocent VI. , Pope (* 1285 or 1292 )
- September 15 : Wilhelm von Gennep , Archbishop of Cologne
- November 29 : Nicolaus Schoneke , Mayor of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck
- December 10th : Friedrich III. , Duke of Habsburg (* 1347 )
- December 21 : Constantine V , King of Armenia (* 1313 )
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- Albrecht II , Prince of Anhalt-Koethen
- Balša I. , Albanian nobleman
- Petrus Berchorius , French author of moral and encyclopedic works
- Gottfried von Weißeneck , Bishop of Passau
- Heinrich V , Count of Gorizia
- Ibn Muflih , Islamic legal scholar (* 1308 )
- John III , Emperor of Trebizond (* around 1321 )
- Lachen Sönam Lodrö , person of Tibetan Buddhism (* 1332 )
- Roman , Orthodox Metropolitan of Lithuania