1381 in history

1381 events chronologically

Mar 14 Chioggia concludes an alliance with Zadar and Trogir against Venice, which becomes changed in 1412 in Šibenik
May 30 Beginning of the Peasants' Revolt in England
Jun 12 Peasants' Revolt: in England, rebels arrive at Blackheath
Jun 13 The Peasants Revolt led by Wat Tyler culminated in the burning of the Savoy Palace
Jun 14 Richard II of England meets leaders of Peasants' Revolt on Blackheath. The Tower of London is stormed by rebels who enter without resistance
Jul 15 John Ball, a leader in the Peasants' Revolt, is hanged, drawn and quartered in the presence of King Richard II of England

Born in 1381

Jan 13 Saint Colette a French abbess and the foundress of the Colettine Poor Clares, a reform branch of the Order of Saint Clare, better known as the Poor Clares. Due to a number of miraculous events claimed during her life, she is venerated as the patron saint of women seeking to conceive, expectant mothers and sick children
Jul 1 Lawrence Giustiniani C.R.S.A. is venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church. He was a canon regular who was appointed as a bishop and became the first Patriarch of Venice
Oct 13 Thomas FitzAlan 12th Earl of Arundel an English nobleman, one of the principals of the deposition of Richard II, and a major figure during the reign of Henry IV.

Top 7 most famous people died in 1381

Mar 24 Catherine of Vadstena Saint Catherine of Sweden, Katarina av Vadstena, Catherine of Vadstena or Katarina Ulfsdotter has been called the patron saint of protection against abortion and miscarriage. Her father was Ulf Gudmarsson, Lord of Ulvåsa, and her mother was Saint Birgitta
May 21 Frederick III Landgrave of Thuringia the son of Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen and Mathilde of Bavaria.
Jun 14 Simon Sudbury Bishop of London from 1361 to 1375, Archbishop of Canterbury from 1375 until his death, and in the last year of his life Lord Chancellor of England.
Jun 15 Wat Tyler a leader of the 1381 Peasants' Revolt in England. He marched a group of protesters from Canterbury to the capital to oppose the institution of a poll tax. While the brief rebellion enjoyed early success, Tyler was killed by officers of King Richard II during negotiations at Smithfield in London
Jul 15 John Ball (priest) an English Lollard priest who took a prominent part in the Peasants' Revolt of 1381.
Sep 28 Taddea Visconti an Italian noblewoman of the Visconti family, the ruling house in Milan from 1277 to 1447. She was the first wife of Stephen III, Duke of Bavaria, and the mother of the French queen Isabeau of Bavaria
Dec 2 John of Ruysbroeck one of the Flemish mystics. Some of his main literary works include The Kingdom of the Divine Lovers, The Twelve Beguines, The Spiritual Espousals, A Mirror of Eternal Blessedness, The Little Book of Enlightenment and The Sparkling Stone. Ruysbroeck also wrote letters and short sayings from some of his oral talks have been recorded by certain of his disciples, such as Jan Van Leeuwan. He wrote in the Dutch vernacular, the language of the common people of the Low countries, rather than in Latin, the language of the Church liturgy and official texts, so as to reach a wider audience