January 1275 in history

Died in January 1275

Jan 6 Raymond of Penyafort a Catalan Dominican friar in the 13th-century, who compiled the Decretals of Gregory IX, a collection of canon laws that remained a major part of Church law until the 20th century. He is honored as a saint in the Catholic Church and is the patron saint of lawyers, especially canon lawyers
Jan 26 Ulrich von Liechtenstein a minnesinger and poet of the Middle Ages. He wrote poetry in Middle High German and was author of noted works about how knights and nobles may lead more virtuous lives. Ulrich was member of a wealthy and influential ministerialis family from Styria. He was born about 1200 at Murau in the Duchy of Styria, located in the present-day State of Austria. His family, a cadet branch of the Bavarian Aribonids named after their castle palace seat in Liechtenstein south-east of Judenburg, was not affiliated with the Austrian House of Liechtenstein