May 1465 in history

Died in May 1465

May 12 Thomas Palaiologos Despot in Morea from 1428 until the Ottoman conquest during 1460. After the desertion of his older brother to the Turks in 1460, Thomas Palaiologos became the legitimate claimant to the Byzantine throne, a claim he maintained during his exile in Italy
May 24 James Kennedy (bishop) a 15th-century Bishop of Dunkeld and Bishop of Andrews, who participated in the Council of Florence and was the last man to govern the diocese of Andrews purely as bishop. One of the Gaelic clan of Carrick he became the principal figure in the government of the minority of King James II of Scotland as well as founder of St Salvator's College, St Andrews