1364 in history

1364 events chronologically

May 12 Jagiellonian University, the oldest university in Poland, is founded in Kraków, Poland
Jul 28 Troops of the Republic of Pisa and the Republic of Florence clash in the Battle of Cascina
Sep 29 Battle of Auray: English forces defeat the French in Brittany; end of the Breton War of Succession

Born in 1364

Mar 5 William I of Guelders and Jülich Duke of Guelders, as William I, from 1377 and Duke of Jülich, as William III, from 1393. William was known for his military activities, participating in the Prussian crusade five times and battling with neighbors in France and Brabant throughout his rule. His allies included Holy Roman Emperors, Charles IV and Wenceslaus, Richard II of England, and Conrad Zöllner von Rothenstein, the Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights. During his reign the duchies of Guelders and Jülich were temporarily unified
Mar 21 Sohier Count of Enghien the titular Duke of Athens, and Count of Brienne and Lord of Enghien from 1356 to 1364.
May 20 Henry Percy (Hotspur) a late medieval English nobleman. He was known as one of the most valiant knights of his day, and was a significant captain during the Anglo-Scottish wars. He later led successive rebellions against Henry IV of England, and was slain at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403 at the height of his career
Nov 30 John FitzAlan 2nd Baron Arundel the son of John FitzAlan, 1st Baron Arundel and Eleanor Maltravers.
Dec 16 Manuel III of Trebizond Emperor of Trebizond from March 20, 1390 to his death in 1417. He was the son of Emperor Alexios III of Trebizond by Theodora Kantakouzene

Died in 1364

Mar 12 Ranulf Higden an English chronicler and a Benedictine monk of the monastery of Werburgh in Chester. He is believed to have been born in the West of England, took the monastic vow , at Chester in 1299, and seems to have travelled over the north of England
Apr 8 John II of France a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1350 until his death.
Jun 19 Elisenda of Montcada a daughter of Pere de Montcada and his wife Elisenda de Pinos. She was Queen consort of Aragon by her marriage
Jun 30 Arnošt of Pardubice the first Archbishop of Prague. He was also an advisor and diplomat to Emperor Charles IV
Aug 5 Emperor Kōgon the first of the Ashikaga Pretenders during the Period of the Northern and Southern Courts in Japan. According to pre-Meiji scholars, his reign spanned the years from 1332 through 1334
Sep 29 Charles I Duke of Brittany Blois claimed the title Duke of Brittany, from 1341 to his death.
Dec 26 Alexandra Velyaminova a Grand Princess consort of Muscovy; she was married to Grand Prince Ivan II of Moscow. She was the daughter of Vasily Velyaminov, a mayor of Moscow