1306 in history

1306 events chronologically

Feb 10 In front of the high altar of Greyfriars Church in Dumfries, Robert the Bruce murders John Comyn sparking revolution in the Scottish Wars of Independence
Mar 25 Robert the Bruce becomes King of Scotland
Jun 19 The Earl of Pembroke's army defeats Bruce's Scottish army at the Battle of Methven

Born in 1306

Mar 27 Philip III of Navarre the second son of Louis of Évreux and Margaret of Artois and therefore a grandson of King Philip III of France. Because of this descent, he was a possible heir to the throne of France
Nov 23 John de Bohun 5th Earl of Hereford born in St Clement's, Oxford to Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford and Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, a daughter of Edward I of England.

Died in 1306

Mar 21 Robert II Duke of Burgundy duke of Burgundy between 1272 and 1306. Robert was the third son of duke Hugh IV and Yolande of Dreux
May 5 Constantine Palaiologos (son of Michael VIII) a Byzantine prince of the Palaiologos dynasty, who also served as a general in the wars against the Serbs and Turks.
May 7 Przemysław of Racibórz a Duke of Racibórz since 1282 until his death.
Aug 4 Wenceslaus III of Bohemia by inheritance the King of Bohemia , the King of Hungary and the King of Poland.
Aug 7 Albert of Trapani a Sicilian saint. Born in Trapani, he entered the Carmelite monastery there at a very young age and was later transferred to the Carmelite house at Messina
Sep 22 John of Paris a French philosopher, theologian, and Dominican friar.
Dec 25 Jacopone da Todi an Italian Franciscan friar from Umbria in the 13th century. He wrote several laudi in Italian. He was an early pioneer in Italian theatre, being one of the earliest scholars who dramatised Gospel subjects