May 1450 in history

May 1450 events chronologically

May 8 Jack Cade's Rebellion: Kentishmen revolt against King Henry VI
May 9 'Abd al-Latif (Timurid monarch) is assassinated

Born in May 1450

May 18 Piero Soderini an Italian statesman of the Republic of Florence.

Died in May 1450

May 2 William de la Pole 1st Duke of Suffolk an English commander in the Hundred Years' War and Lord High Admiral of England from 1447 until 1450. He was nicknamed Jack Napes, from which the word "jackanapes" derives. He also appears prominently in William Shakespeare's Henry VI, Part 1 and Henry VI, Part 2
May 9 Abdal-Latif Mirza the great-grandson of Central Asian emperor Timur. He was the third son of Ulugh Beg, Timurid ruler of Transoxiana