1327 in history

1327 events chronologically

Feb 1 Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer
Apr 6 The poet Petrarch first sees his idealized love, Laura, in the church of Saint Clare in Avignon
Aug 4 First War of Scottish Independence: James Douglas leads a raid into Weardale and almost kills Edward III of England

Born in 1327

Mar 15 Albert of Schwarzburg a member of the Saxon–Thuringian House of Schwarzburg who became a member of the Knights Hospitaller, rising to be marshal and grand preceptor of the Order, and fighting with success against the Turks.
Aug 19 Aymeric of Piacenza an Italian Dominican scholar, who became Master of the Order of Preachers. He involved in both the suppression of the Fraticelli, and the downfall of the Templars
Oct 30 Andrew Duke of Calabria the first husband of Joanna I of Naples, son of Charles I of Hungary and brother of Louis I of Hungary.

Top 7 most famous people died in 1327

Jan 16 Nikephoros Choumnos a Byzantine scholar and official of the early Palaiologan period, one of the most important figures in the flowering of arts and letters of the so-called "Palaiologan Renaissance". He is notable for his eleven-year tenure as chief minister of emperor Andronikos II Palaiologos, his intense intellectual rivalry with fellow scholar and official Theodore Metochites, and for building the monastery of the Theotokos Gōrgoepēkoos in Constantinople
May 29 Jens Grand a Danish archbishop of Lund , titular Archbishop of Riga and Terra Mariana , and Prince-Archbishop of Bremen , known as the central figure of the second ecclesiastical struggle in Denmark in the late 13th century. He was an outstanding jurist of canon law
Aug 9 Osman I the leader of the Ottoman Turks and the founder and namesake of the dynasty that established and ruled the Ottoman Empire. The state, while only a small principality during Osman's lifetime, would prevail as a world empire under Osman's dynasty for the next six centuries after his death. It existed until the abolition of the sultanate in 1922
Aug 16 Saint Roch commemorated on 16 August; he is specially invoked against the plague. He may also be called Rock in English, and has the designation of St Rollox in Glasgow, Scotland, said to be a corruption of St Roch's Loch. He is a patron Saint of dogs and falsely accused people, among other things
Sep 21 Edward II of England King of England from 1307 until he was deposed in January 1327. The fourth son of Edward I, Edward became the heir to the throne following the death of his older brother Alphonso. He grew up to be tall and athletic, and was considered good-looking by his contemporaries. From 1300 onward, Edward accompanied his father on campaigns to pacify Scotland, and in 1307 he was knighted in a grand ceremony at Westminster Abbey. Edward succeeded to the throne later that year, following his father's death. In 1308, he married Isabella of France, the daughter of the powerful King Philip IV, as part of a long-running effort to resolve the tensions between the English and French crowns
Oct 27 Elizabeth de Burgh the second wife and the only queen consort of King Robert I of Scotland.
Dec 19 Agnes of France Duchess of Burgundy the youngest daughter of Louis IX of France and Margaret of Provence. She served as regent of Burgundy during the minority of her son. She was the youngest of eleven children, eight of whom lived to adulthood