1355 in history

1355 events chronologically

Jan 6 Charles I of Bohemia is crowned with the Iron Crown of Lombardy as King of Italy in Milan
Feb 10 The St. Scholastica's Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days
Sep 1 King Tvrtko I of Bosnia writes In castro nostro Vizoka vocatum from the Old town of Visoki

Born in 1355

Jan 7 Thomas of Woodstock 1st Duke of Gloucester the fourteenth and youngest child of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. He was the fifth of the five sons of Edward III who survived to adulthood
Jan 22 William II Marquis of Namur inherited the Marquisate of Namur from his father William I in 1391 and held it until his own death.
Apr 16 Filippo Calendario an architect, a designer of the 14th century Doge's Palace, Venice. He was executed for treason
Jul 11 Frederick I Duke of Athens the Duke of Athens and Neopatria from 1348 to his death, also the Count of Malta. He succeeded his father John, Duke of Randazzo, in Greece after his father died of the Black Plague, but he too died of the same plague seven years later
Aug 16 Philippa 5th Countess of Ulster the suo jure Countess of Ulster.

Top 7 most famous people died in 1355

Jan 7 Inês de Castro a Galician noblewoman born of a Portuguese mother. She is best known as lover and posthumously-recognized wife of King Peter I of Portugal. The dramatic circumstances of her relationship with Peter I, which was forbidden by his father King Afonso IV, her murder at the orders of Afonso, Peter's bloody revenge on her killers, and the legend of the coronation of her exhumed corpse by Peter, have made Inês de Castro a frequent subject of art, music, and drama through the ages
Apr 17 Marino Faliero the fifty-fifth Doge of Venice, appointed on 11 September 1354. He was sometimes referred to simply as Marin Falier or Falieri
Apr 22 Eleanor of Woodstock an English princess and countess consort of Guelders by marriage. She was regent of Guelders as the guardian of her minor son from 1343 until 1344
Sep 29 Matteo II Visconti co-ruler of Milan together with his brothers Galeazzo II and Bernabò.
Oct 16 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
Dec 5 John III Duke of Brabant Duke of Brabant, Lothier, and Limburg. He was the son of John II, Duke of Brabant and his wife Margaret, daughter of King Edward I of England and Eleanor of Castile
Dec 20 Stephen Uroš IV Dušan of Serbia the King of Serbia and Emperor of the Serbs and Greeks until his death on 20 December 1355. Dušan conquered a large part of southeast Europe, becoming one of his era's most powerful monarchs. He enacted the constitution of the Serbian Empire in Dušan's Code, perhaps the most important work of medieval Serbia. Dušan promoted the Serbian Church from an archbishopric to a patriarchate, finished the construction of the Visoki Dečani-monastery , and founded the Saint Archangels Monastery, among others. Under his rule Serbia reached its territorial, economical, political and cultural peak