1385 in history

1385 events chronologically

Apr 6 John, Master of the Order of Aviz, is made king John I of Portugal
Aug 14 Portuguese Crisis of 1383–85: Battle of Aljubarrota – Portuguese forces commanded by King John I and his general Nuno Álvares Pereira defeat the Castilian army of King John I

Born in 1385

Jun 23 Stephen Count Palatine of Simmern-Zweibrücken Count Palatine of Simmern and Zweibrücken from 1410 until his death in 1459.
Aug 15 Richard de Vere 11th Earl of Oxford the son and heir of Aubrey de Vere, 10th Earl of Oxford. He took part in the trial of Richard, Earl of Cambridge and Lord Scrope for their part in the Southampton Plot, and was one of the commanders at Agincourt in 1415

Died in 1385

Jun 28 Andronikos IV Palaiologos Byzantine Emperor from 1376 to 1379.
Aug 7 Joan of Kent the first post-conquest Princess of Wales as wife to Edward, the Black Prince, son and heir of King Edward III. Although the French chronicler Jean Froissart called her "the most beautiful woman in all the realm of England, and the most loving", the appellation "Fair Maid of Kent" does not appear to be contemporary. Joan assumed the title of 4th Countess of Kent and 5th Baroness Wake of Liddell after the death of her brother, John, in 1352
Oct 15 Dionysius Metropolitan of Kiev a Russian Orthodox metropolitan in 1384–1385.
Dec 18 Bernabò Visconti an Italian soldier and statesman, who was Lord of Milan.