1338 in history

1338 events chronologically

Sep 23 The Battle of Arnemuiden was the first naval battle of the Hundred Years' War and the first naval battle using artillery, as the English ship Christofer had three cannon and one hand gun

Top 7 most famous people born in 1338

Jan 4 Muhammed V of Granada the eighth Nasrid ruler of the Moorish Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus on the Iberian Peninsula.
Jan 21 Charles V of France a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1364 to his death.
Feb 3 Joanna of Bourbon Queen of France as the wife of King Charles V.
Feb 4 Louis King of Sicily King of Sicily from 15 September 1342 until his death. He was a minor upon his succession, and was under a regency until 1354. His actual rule was short, for he died in an outbreak of plague the next year. His reign was marked by civil war
Mar 23 Emperor Go-Kōgon the 4th of the Ashikaga Pretenders during the Period of the Northern and Southern Courts. According to pre-Meiji scholars, his reign spanned the years from 1352 through 1371
Oct 5 Alexios III of Trebizond Megas Komnenos or Alexius III , Emperor of Trebizond from December 1349 until his death. He is perhaps the best-documented ruler of that country, and his reign is distinguished by a number of religious grants and literary creations
Nov 29 Lionel of Antwerp 1st Duke of Clarence the third son, but the second son to survive infancy, of Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. He was so called because he was born at Antwerp. Prince Lionel was a true Fleming; born in Flanders of a Flemish mother and the grandson of William I, Count of Hainaut. He grew to be nearly seven feet in height and, being athletic in proportions, was a champion of whom any country might be proud

Died in 1338

Apr 24 Theodore I Marquess of Montferrat Marquess of Montferrat from 1306 until his death.
Aug 17 Nitta Yoshisada the head of the Nitta family in the early fourteenth century, and supported the Southern Court of Emperor Go-Daigo in the Nanboku-chō period, capturing Kamakura from the Hōjō clan in 1333.
Aug 22 William II Duke of Athens the third son of Frederick III of Sicily and Eleanor of Anjou. He inherited the Duchy of Athens after the death of his elder brother Manfred on 9 November 1317