1369 in history

Born in 1369

May 28 Muzio Sforza an Italian condottiero. Founder of the Sforza dynasty, he led a Bolognese-Florentine army at the Battle of Casalecchio
Jul 15 Antonio Correr the son of Filippo Correr and Cassandra Venier. He was Cardinal-nephew of Gregory XII, Pope of the Roman Obedience in the period of the Great Western Schism, eldest brother of Filippo Correr. He was also cousin of Pope Eugene IV, son of his father Filippo's sister Bariola and Angelo Condulmer. His last name is listed also as Corrario and Corraro

Died in 1369

Jan 17 Peter I of Cyprus King of Cyprus and titular King of Jerusalem from his father's abdication on 24 November 1358 until his own death in 1369. He was also Latin King of Armenia from either 1361 or 1368. He was the second son of Hugh IV of Cyprus, the first by his second wife Alice of Ibelin. He was also invested as titular Count of Tripoli when young, in 1346. He was the greatest King of Cyprus on a military basis, where he had great success. He was unable to complete many plans, due to internal dispute that culminated in his assassination at the hands of three of his own knights
Mar 23 Peter of Castile the king of Castile and León from 1350 to 1369. He was the son of Alfonso XI of Castile and Maria of Portugal, daughter of Afonso IV of Portugal. Peter was the last ruler of the main branch of the House of Burgundy
Aug 15 Philippa of Hainault Queen of England as the wife of King Edward III. Edward, Duke of Guyenne, her future husband, promised in 1326 to marry her within the following two years. She was married to Edward, first by proxy, when Edward dispatched the Bishop of Coventry "to marry her in his name" in Valenciennes in October 1327. The marriage was celebrated formally in York Minster on 24 January 1328, some months after Edward's accession to the throne of England. In August 1328, he also fixed his wife's dower
Sep 22 Guido Gonzaga an Italian condottiero.
Oct 3 Margaret Countess of Tyrol the last Countess of Tyrol from the Meinhardiner dynasty of Gorizia. Upon her death, Tyrol became united with the hereditary lands of the House of Habsburg
Nov 13 Thomas de Beauchamp 11th Earl of Warwick an English nobleman and military commander during the Hundred Years' War. In 1348 he became one of the founders and the third Knight of the Order of the Garter
Dec 31 John Chandos a medieval English knight who hailed from Radbourne Hall, Derbyshire. Chandos was a close friend of Edward, the Black Prince and a founding member and 19th Knight of the Order of the Garter in 1348. Chandos was a gentleman by birth, but unlike most commanders of the day he held no title of nobility