1238 in history

1238 events chronologically

Feb 8 The Mongols burn the Russian city of Vladimir
Mar 4 The Battle of the Sit River is fought in the northern part of the present-day Yaroslavl Oblast of Russia between the Mongol hordes of Batu Khan and the Russians under Yuri II of Vladimir-Suzdal during the Mongol invasion of Rus'
Sep 28 Muslim Valencia surrenders to the besieging King James I of Aragon the Conqueror
Oct 9 James I of Aragon conquers Valencia and founds the Kingdom of Valencia

Born in 1238

May 1 Magnus VI of Norway King of Norway from 1263 to 1280. One of his greatest achievements was his modernisation and nationalisation of the Norwegian law-code, after which he is known as Magnus the Law-mender. He was the first Norwegian monarch known to personally have used an ordinal number, although originally counting himself as "IV"
Jul 11 Dafydd ap Gruffydd Prince of Wales from 11 December 1282 until his execution on 3 October 1283 by King Edward I of England. He was the last independent ruler of Wales

Died in 1238

Mar 4 Yuri II of Vladimir the fourth Grand Prince of Vladimir who presided over Vladimir-Suzdal at the time of the Mongol invasion of Russia.
Mar 4 Joan of England Queen of Scotland Queen consort of Scotland from 1221 until her death. She was the third child of John, King of England and Isabella of Angoulême
Mar 4 Vasilko Konstantinovich the first Prince of Rostov, Russia. He was the son of Konstantin of Rostov
Mar 19 Henry I the Bearded Duke of Silesia at Wrocław from 1201 and Duke of Kraków and thus High Duke of all Poland — internally divided — from 1232 until his death.