1328 in history

1328 events chronologically

May 1 Wars of Scottish Independence end: By the Treaty of Edinburgh–Northampton the Kingdom of England recognises the Kingdom of Scotland as an independent state
May 12 Antipope Nicholas V, a claimant to the papacy, is consecrated in Rome by the Bishop of Venice
May 26 William of Ockham, the Franciscan Minister-General Michael of Cesena and two other Franciscan leaders secretly leave Avignon, fearing a death sentence from Pope John XXII
May 29 Philip VI is crowned King of France
Aug 16 The House of Gonzaga seizes power in the Duchy of Mantua, and will rule until 1708
Aug 23 Battle of Cassel: French troops stop an uprising of Flemish farmers

Top 7 most famous people born in 1328

Feb 3 Eleanor of Portugal Queen of Aragon Queen of Aragon as the wife of King Peter She was born as a Portuguese infanta, the youngest daughter of King Afonso IV of Portugal and his first wife, Beatrice of Castile.
May 7 Louis II Elector of Brandenburg the eldest son of Emperor Louis IV the Bavarian by his second wife, Margaret II, Countess of Hainault, and a member of the House of Wittelsbach. Louis was Duke of Bavaria as Louis VI and Margrave of Brandenburg as Louis As of 1356, he also served as the first Prince-elector of Brandenburg
Sep 19 Joan of Kent the first post-conquest Princess of Wales as wife to Edward, the Black Prince, son and heir of King Edward III. Although the French chronicler Jean Froissart called her "the most beautiful woman in all the realm of England, and the most loving", the appellation "Fair Maid of Kent" does not appear to be contemporary. Joan assumed the title of 4th Countess of Kent and 5th Baroness Wake of Liddell after the death of her brother, John, in 1352
Oct 9 Peter I of Cyprus King of Cyprus and titular King of Jerusalem from his father's abdication on 24 November 1358 until his own death in 1369. He was also Latin King of Armenia from either 1361 or 1368. He was the second son of Hugh IV of Cyprus, the first by his second wife Alice of Ibelin. He was also invested as titular Count of Tripoli when young, in 1346. He was the greatest King of Cyprus on a military basis, where he had great success. He was unable to complete many plans, due to internal dispute that culminated in his assassination at the hands of three of his own knights
Oct 21 Hongwu Emperor the founder and first emperor of the Ming Dynasty of China. His era name Hongwu means "vastly martial."
Nov 11 Roger Mortimer 2nd Earl of March an English nobleman and military commander during the Hundred Years' War.
Nov 25 Antipope Benedict XIII officially considered by the Catholic Church to be an antipope.

Top 7 most famous people died in 1328

Feb 1 Charles IV of France Count of Champagne, King of Navarre , and the last "direct" Capetian King of France from 1322 to his death. Charles was the third son of Philip IV; like his father, he was known as "the fair" or "the handsome"
Aug 6 Galeazzo I Visconti lord of Milan from 1322 to 1327.
Aug 15 Yesün Temür Khan Emperor Taiding of Yuan a great-grandson of Kublai Khan and ruled as Emperor of the Yuan Dynasty from 1323 to 1328. He is regarded as the 10th Khagan of the Mongols in Mongolia. In Chinese, Yesün Temür Khan, who was very fond of the traditional ways of the Mongols, is known as the Emperor Taiding from his era's name. His name means "nine iron Khan" in the Mongolian language
Sep 3 Castruccio Castracani an Italian condottiero and duke of Lucca.
Sep 26 Ibn Taymiyyah a Sunni Islamic scholar , Sunni Islamic philosopher, Sunni theologian and logician. He lived during the troubled times of the Mongol invasions. He was a member of the school founded by Ahmad ibn Hanbal, and is considered by his followers, along with Ibn Qudamah, as one of the two most significant proponents of Hanbalism; in the modern era, his adherents often refer to the two as "the two sheikhs" and Ibn Taymiyyah in particular as "Sheikh ul-Islam". Ibn Taymiyyah was notable for having sought the return of Sunni Islam to what he viewed as earlier interpretations of the Qur'an and the Sunnah, and is considered to have had considerable influence in contemporary Wahhabism, Salafism, and Jihadism. He is renowned for his fatwa issued against the Mongol rulers declaring jihad by Muslims against them compulsory, on the grounds that they did not follow Sharia and as such were not Muslim, their claims to have converted to Islam notwithstanding. His teachings had a profound influence on the Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab, and other later Sunni scholars
Oct 12 Clementia of Hungary queen of France and Navarre as the second wife of King Louix X.
Nov 14 Ragibagh Khan Emperor Tianshun of Yuan a son of Yesün Temür who was briefly installed to the throne of the Yuan Dynasty in Shangdu in 1328. Although he should have been the seventh ruler of the Yuan Dynasty in succession to his father Yesün Temür Khan, or Emperor Taiding, he was dethroned by his rival who was installed by coup before Ragibagh's succession. He is regarded as the 11th Great Khan of the Mongols in Mongolia