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Portrait of Chaucer as a pilgrim in the Ellesmere manuscript (around 1410) of the Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer marries the lady-in-waiting Philippa Roet .
1366 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 814/815 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1358/59
Aztec calendar 3rd house - Jei Calli (until the end of January / beginning of February 2nd Feuerstein - Ome Tecpatl )
Buddhist calendar 1909/10 (southern Buddhism); 1908/09 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 67th (68th) cycle

Year of the fire horse丙午 ( at the beginning of the year wood snake 乙巳)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 728/729 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 744/745
Islamic calendar 767/768 (turn of the year 6/7 September)
Jewish calendar 5126/27 (September 6/7)
Coptic calendar 1082/83
Malayalam calendar 541/542
Seleucid era Babylon: 1676/77 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1677/78 (turn of the year October)

Spanish era 1404
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1422/23


Politics and world events

Republic of Venice


  • January: The crusade against Alexandria, led by King Peter I of Cyprus, raids and sacked Tripoli and Tartus before the European participants of the crusade return to their respective homeland. Peter I tries not to hold Tripoli or Tartus, especially since the cities have no city walls.

Holy Roman Empire

Other events in Europe

Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence
  • The Kilkenny Statutes are adopted at a meeting of the Irish Parliament in Kilkenny , chaired by the son of King Edward III. enacted by England, Lionel, Duke of Clarence . With them the English crown aims to separate the English upper class from the population of the conquered or yet to be conquered lordship of Ireland . Above all, the familial mixing of the alleged master with the (expressly so-called) enemy people is to be prevented. By creating social spheres that are as unconnected as possible, the opposition between the Gaelic-Irookeltic indigenous population on the one hand and the society of the originally Anglo -Norman conquerors on the other should be cemented.


First documentary mentions

  • Beavers are first mentioned in a document.

science and technology


  • The Kochbrunnen in Wiesbaden is first mentioned as "Brühborn". It brings together 15 sources and was the center of the Wiesbaden drinking cure in the 19th century. The 66 ° C sodium chloride thermal baths are the city's best-known spring and deliver 346 liters of healing water per minute.



The All Saints Gate with the All Saints Chapel

The Frankfurt patrician Jakob Neuhauß donates with the consent of the Bartholomäusstift a small chapel in the eastern Neustadt of Frankfurt am Main near the Rieder Tor of the Frankfurt city fortifications . It is the first church in this part of the city that was officially approved in 1333 . Neuhauß, who had recently entered the clergy, receives at his request on September 12th from the Bartholomäusstift the privilege transferable to his heirs to appoint the clergy at this chapel . Only after twelve consecutive appointments should this right revert to the monastery.

nature and environment

Lake Mácha, view towards Staré Splavy


  • The Kilkenny statutes also prohibit the Celtic-Irish sport of hurling on the grounds that it leads to neglect of military duties. It is to be replaced by archery and fighting with the lance. The ban does not affect the popularity of the game.


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  • September: Cono , German Cistercian monk, titular bishop of Megara, auxiliary bishop in the diocese of Cammin, in the diocese of Hildesheim, in the archbishopric of Cologne and in the diocese of Liège
  • December: Otto der Schütz , Landgrave of Hesse

Died around 1366

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