1347 in history

1347 events chronologically

Feb 8 The Byzantine civil war of 1341–1347 ends with a power-sharing agreement between John VI Kantakouzenos and John V Palaiologos

Born in 1347

Feb 6 Dorothea of Montau a hermitess and visionary of 14th century Germany. After centuries of veneration in Central Europe, she was canonized in 1976
Mar 25 Catherine of Siena Saint Catherine of Siena, T.O.S.D. was a tertiary of the Dominican Order and a Scholastic philosopher and theologian. She also worked to bring the papacy of Gregory XI back to Rome from its displacement in France and to establish peace among the Italian city-states. Since 18 June 1866, she is one of the two patron saints of Italy, together with Francis of Assisi. On 3 October 1970, she was proclaimed a Doctor of the Church by Pope Paul VI, and, on 1 October 1999, Pope John Paul II named her as a one of the six patron saints of Europe, together with Benedict of Nursia, Saints Cyril and Methodius, Bridget of Sweden and Edith Stein
Mar 31 Frederick III Duke of Austria buried in the Ducal Crypt.
Jul 28 Margaret of Durazzo Queen of Naples and Hungary and Princess of Achaea as the spouse of Charles III of Naples, and later regent of Naples during the minority of her son.
Aug 29 John Hastings 2nd Earl of Pembroke an English nobleman and soldier who also held the title Baron Abergavenny. He was born in Sutton Valence, the posthumous son of Laurence Hastings, 1st Earl of Pembroke, and Agnes Mortimer

Died in 1347

Apr 29 Maria of Navarre the eldest child of Philip III of Navarre and Joan II of Navarre. She was Queen consort of Aragon as the first of four wives of Peter IV of Aragon, whom she married in 1338
Oct 11 Louis IV Holy Roman Emperor King of Germany from 1314, King of Italy from 1327, and Holy Roman Emperor from 1328.
Nov 12 John of Viktring a late medieval chronicler and political advisor to the rulers of Carinthia. He is also known as Johannes Victorensis, Johannes de Victoria, John of Victring, Johann von Viktring, or Joannes Victoriensis. In Slovene he is called Janez Vetrinjski
Nov 15 James I Count of Urgell the fourth son of Alfonso IV King of Aragon and Teresa d'Entença & Cabrera, 17th Countess of Urgell.