Huntingdonshire
Timeline

1300-1399

Note: All entries in this colour cover other areas as well as Huntingdonshire and can be regarded as general historic information.

Period

Dates

Events

1300-1399

 

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7 Feb 1301

Prince Edward of England (later King Edward II) created Prince of Wales.

 

7 Jul 1307

Edward I's reign of England ends.

 

8 Jul 1307

Edward II becomes King of England.

 

24 Jan 1327

Edward II, King of England, forced to abdicate.

 

1 Feb 1327

Edward III becomes King of England.

 

1343

Edward, the Black Prince, created Prince of Wales.

 

23 Apr 1344

Order of the Garter founded by King Edward III at Windsor.

 

1348

King Edward III founds Military Knights of Windsor.

 

1349

The Black Death claims almost 1 million lives in England.

 

1368

Justices of the Peace established by statute.

 

1376

First recorded Speaker of the House of Commons chosen.

 

8 Jun 1376

Edward III reign of England ends.

 

22 Feb 1377

Parliament votes in Poll Tax.

 

16 Jul 1377

Richard II becomes King of England.

 

12 Jun 1381

Riots in London over the Poll Tax.

 

1384

First English Bible produced.

 

30 Sep 1399

Richard II's reign of England ends.

 

13 Oct 1399

Henry IV King of England.
The Duchy of Lancaster merged with the Crown when the Duke of Lancaster became King Henry IV

 


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