1283 in history

1283 events chronologically

Jun 5 Battle of the Gulf of Naples: Roger of Lauria, admiral to King Peter III of Aragon, captures Charles of Salermo
Jul 8 War of the Sicilian Vespers: Roger of Lauria, commanding the Aragonese fleet defeats an Angevin fleet sent to put down a rebellion on Malta in the Battle of Malta
Oct 3 Dafydd ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd in Wales, is the first nobleman to be executed by hanging, drawing and quartering

Born in 1283

Mar 23 Joseph I of Constantinople a Byzantine monk who served twice as Patriarch of Constantinople, from 1266 to 1275 and from 1282 until shortly before his death in 1283. He is most notable as an opponent of Emperor Michael VIII Palaiologos' plans to unite the Orthodox Church with the Catholic Church, for which he is recognized as a confessor by the Orthodox Church
Apr 9 Margaret Maid of Norway a Norwegian princess who reigned as Queen of Scots from 1286 until her death. Her death while traveling to Scotland sparked off the disputed succession which led to the Wars of Scottish Independence

Died in 1283

Jan 9 Wen Tianxiang a scholar-general in the last years of the Southern Song Dynasty. For his resistance to Kublai Khan's invasion of the Song, and for his refusal to yield to the Yuan Dynasty despite being captured and tortured, he is a popular symbol of patriotism and righteousness in China. He is considered one of three heroes of the Song's last years, alongside Lu Xiufu and Zhang Shijie
Apr 9 Margaret of Scotland Queen of Norway Queen of Norway as the wife of King Eric II.
Oct 3 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
Nov 30 John of Vercelli The Blessed John of Vercelli, O.P. was the sixth Master General of the Dominican Order
Dec 15 Philip of Courtenay titular Emperor of Constantinople 1273–1283. He was born in Constantinople, the son of Baldwin II of Constantinople and Marie of Brienne