1329 in history

1329 events chronologically

Feb 1 King John of Bohemia captures Medvėgalis, an important fortress of the pagan Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and baptizes 6,000 of its defenders
Mar 27 Pope John XXII issues his In Agro Dominico condemning some writings of Meister Eckhart as heretical
Jun 10 The Battle of Pelekanon results in a Byzantine defeat by the Ottoman Empire
Aug 9 Quilon, the first Indian Christian Diocese, is erected by Pope John XXII; the French-born Jordanus is appointed the first Bishop

Born in 1329

Sep 26 Anne of Bavaria a queen consort of Bohemia. She was the daughter of Rudolf II, Duke of Bavaria and Count Palatine of the Rhine, and Anna, daughter of Otto III of Carinthia
Nov 29 John I Duke of Bavaria the Duke of Lower Bavaria since 1339.

Died in 1329

Apr 21 Frederick IV Duke of Lorraine the Duke of Lorraine from 1312 to his death.
May 31 Albertino Mussato an Early Renaissance Italian statesman, poet, historian and dramatist credited with providing an impetus to the revival of literary Latin. He was a pupil of Italian poet and humanist Lovato Lovati
Jun 7 Robert the Bruce King of Scots from 1306 until his death in 1329. Robert was one of the most famous warriors of his generation, eventually leading Scotland during the Wars of Scottish Independence against England. He fought successfully during his reign to regain Scotland's place as an independent nation, and is today remembered in Scotland as a national hero
Jul 22 Cangrande I della Scala an Italian nobleman, the most celebrated of the della Scala family which ruled Verona from 1277 until 1387. Now perhaps best known as the leading patron of the poet Dante Alighieri, Cangrande was in his own day chiefly acclaimed as a successful warrior and autocrat. Between becoming sole ruler of Verona in 1311 and his death in 1329 he took control of several neighbouring cities, notably Vicenza, Padua and Treviso, and came to be regarded as the leader of the Ghibelline faction in northern Italy
Aug 30 Khutughtu Khan Emperor Mingzong of Yuan a son of Khayishan who briefly ascended the throne of the Yuan Dynasty in 1329, but died soon after he seized the throne of Great Khan of the Mongols and Emperor of China.
Oct 28 Mahaut Countess of Artois the only daughter, and eldest child of Robert II, Count of Artois, and Amicie de Courtenay.