1346 in history

1346 events chronologically

Apr 16 Dušan the Mighty is proclaimed Emperor, with the Serbian Empire occupying much of the Balkans
Jul 11 Charles IV, Count of Luxembourg and King of Bohemia, is elected King of the Romans
Aug 26 Hundred Years' War: The military supremacy of the English longbow over the French combination of crossbow and armoured knights is established at the Battle of Crécy
Oct 17 Battle of Neville's Cross: King David II of Scotland is captured by the English near Durham, and imprisoned in the Tower of London for eleven years

Died in 1346

May 15 Henry I of Jawor a Duke of Jawor-Lwówek-Świdnica-Ziębice during 1301–1312 , sole Duke of Jawor-Lwówek since 1312 and Duke of Głogów since 1337 until his death.
Aug 26 John of Bohemia the Count of Luxembourg from 1309 and King of Bohemia from 1310 and titular King of Poland. He was the eldest son of the Holy Roman Emperor Henry VII and his wife Margaret of Brabant. He is well known for having died while fighting in the Battle of Crécy at age 50, after having been blind for a decade
Aug 26 Louis I Count of Flanders Count of Flanders, Nevers and Rethel.
Aug 26 Charles II Count of Alençon the second son of Charles of Valois and his first wife Margaret, Countess of Anjou, and brother of Philip VI of France. He was Count of Alençon and Count of Perche , as well as Count of Chartres and Count of Joigny
Aug 26 Rudolph Duke of Lorraine the Duke of Lorraine from 1329 to his death. He was the son and successor of Frederick IV and Elisabeth, daughter of Albert I of Germany, a Habsburg, whence his name. Though he was but nine years of age when his father died and he succeeded to the duchy under the regency of his mother , he was a warrior prince, taking part in four separate wars in Lorraine, France, Brittany, and Iberia. He was killed at the Battle of Crécy
Nov 27 Gregory of Sinai instrumental in the emergence of "technical" Hesychasm on Athos in the early 14th century.