Events noted in 1300

The event pages are experimental; the OCR errors in the text mean this is incomplete and unreliable but I offer it in the hopes that it will be of some use. Events shown include births and deaths of people with their own entries, and also the publication dates of some of the works cited.

1300

“History of the Growth and Decay of the Ottoman Empire,” Cantemir, Demetrius of an illustrious family in Tartary (1673–?)

Died: Cavalcanti, Guido an Italian scholar of the thirteenth century (?–1300)

Died: Cimabue, Giovanni another renowned painter (12401300)

“The Vision,” Ramsay, Allan one of the extraordinary instances of the power of uncultivated genius (16851756)

Born: Villani, John a Florentine historian of the fourteenth century (13001348)

1303

Died: Abraham, Ben Chaila a Spanish rabbi (?–1303)

Died: Benedict Xi., Pope was a native of Trevigi (?–1303)

Died: Dinus a native of Mugello in Tuscany (?–1303)

1304

Born: Petrarch, Francis one of the most celebrated characters in literary history (13041325)

1305

Died: Henry The Minstrel are the names given to a Scotch poet who lived in the fifteenth century (?–1305)

1307

“Historiae Anglicanoe,” Vitringa, Campegius an eminent and learned protestant divine (16591722)

1308

“Emperors,” Leo D'Orvietto a native of that city

1310

Died: Baston, Robert a poet of some note in the fourteenth century (?–1310)

Died: Bek, Anthony bishop of Durham in the reigns of Edward I. and II. was advanced (?–1310)

Born: Dandolo, Andrew doge of Venice (1310–?)

1313

Died: Baldock, Ralph De bishop of London in the reigns of Edward I. and II. was educated at Merton college in Oxford (?–1313)

Born: Bartolo an eminent lawyer (1313–?)

Born: Boccaccio, John one of the most eminent Italian poets and scholars (13131375)

1314

Died: Clement V. one of the popes so called (?–1314)

“Chronicle” Leo D'Orvietto a native of that city

1315

Died: Lully, Raimond was a native of Majorca (12361315)

1316

Died: Ægidius, De Columna one of the most learned divines of the thirteenth century (?–1316)

Died: Apono, Peter a physician and astrologer (12501316)

Born: Barbour, John an ancient Scotch poet (13161396)

1318

Died: Gordon, Bernard a French physician of the thirteenth century (?–1318)

Died: Joinville, John, Sire De an eminent French statesman (?–1318)

Died: Mundinus a physician deservedly celebrated in the dark ages (?–1318)

1320

Died: Crescentius, Peter or (12331320)

Born: Nicholas, Eymericus a celebrated Dominican (13201399)

1321

“Tekn-yni el Boldaan,” Abulfeda, Ishmael a learned Arabian geographer and historian (12751331)

Died: Accorso, Francis eldest son of the preceding (?–1321)

Died: Dante, Alighieri an illustrious Italian poet (12651321)

1322

“the Master of the Sentences.” Bassol, John a native of Scotland in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries (?–1347)

1324

“Defensor pacis,” Menandrino, Marsilio the place of his birth (?–1328)

Born: Wickliffe (13241384)

Born: Wykeham, William the illustrious founder of New college (13241366)

1325

Died: Petrarch, Francis one of the most celebrated characters in literary history (13041325)

1327

Died: Aldobrandino a native of Florence (?–1327)

Died: Ptolemy of Lucca (?–1327)

1328

Born: Chaucer, Jeffery styled the Father of English poetry (13281348)

“Chester Mysteries,” Higden, Ranulph the author of an old chronicle (?–1360)

Died: Menandrino, Marsilio the place of his birth (?–1328)

“De jurisdictione imperial! in causis matrimonialibus.” Menandrino, Marsilio the place of his birth (?–1328)

Born: Spinello, Aretino an Italian painter of portrait and history (13281420)

Died: Trivet, Nicolas a Dominican friar (?–1328)

1330

Born: Coluccio, Salutato an ancient Italian poet and philosopher (13301406)

Died: Mussato, Albertin an Italian historian and poet (12611330)

1331

Died: Abulfeda, Ishmael a learned Arabian geographer and historian (12751331)

1332

Born: Bonaventure Of Padua a cardinal (1332–?)

Died: Brom, Adam De almoner to king Edward II. is allowed to have shared the honour of founding Oriel college (?–1332)

Born: Fabriano, Gentile Da a famous painter (13321412)

Died: Metochita, Theodore of Constantinople (?–1332)

1333

Died: Durand, De St. Poursain so called from a town in Auvergne (?–1333)

1335

Born: Sacchetti, Francis an Italian poet (1335–?)

Born: Tamerlane the great conqueror of the East (1335–?)

1336

Died: Benedict Xii., Pope whose name was James Fournier (?–1336)

Died: Giotto an eminent painter (12761336)

Born: Tudeschi, Nicholas an eminent canonist (13361445)

1337

Born: Froissart, John an eminent and ancient French historian and poet (13371369)

1339

Born: Zabarella, Francis an eminent cardinal (13391417)

1340

Died: Buffalmacco, Buonamico an eminent Italian painter (12621340)

Born: Gwilym, David Ap the Ovid of Wales (13401400)

Died: Lyra, Nicholas De a celebrated Franciscan (?–1340)

1341

Born: Courtney, William archbishop of Canterbury in the reign of king Richard II. was the fourth son of Hugh Courtney (1341–?)

Died: Nicephorus, Gregoras a Greek historian (?–1341)

1345

Died: Andrew an eminent sculptor and architect (12701345)

Died: Aungervyle, Richard commonly known by the name of Richard de Bury (12811345)

Died: Hatfield, Thomas bishop of Durham (?–1345)

1346

Died: Baconthorp, John surnamed the Resolute Doctor (?–1346)

1347

Died: Bassol, John a native of Scotland in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries (?–1347)

Born: Catherine, St. of Sienna (13471380)

Died: Hemmingford, Walter De a regular canon of Gisborough-abbey (?–1347)

1348

Died: Andreas, John a famous canonist of the fourteenth century (?–1348)

Died: Barberino, Francis an old Italian poet (12641348)

Died: Barlaam a monk of the order of St (?–1348)

Died: Chaucer, Jeffery styled the Father of English poetry (13281348)

Died: Villani, John a Florentine historian of the fourteenth century (13001348)

1349

Died: Egglesfield, Robert the founder of Queen’s college (?–1349)

Born: Palladino, James known also by the name of James de Teramo (1349–?)

Born: Vergerius, Peter Paul one of the most learned men of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries (13491415)

1350

Born: Ailli, Peter D' an eminent Romish ecclesiastic (13501425)

Died: Donde, James a famous physician of Padua (?–1350)

Born: Gascoigne, Sir William chief justice of the king’s bench in the reign of Henry IV. was descended of a noble family (1350–?)

Died: Grisaunt, William a. physician (?–1350)

1353

Born: Paul Of Burgos a learned Jew (1353–?)

1354

Died: Bateman, William bishop of Norwich in the fourteenth century (?–1354)

1355

Born: Chrysoloras, Emanuel the principal of those learned men who brought the Greek language and literature into the West (13551425)

1356

“Of the last age of the Church,” Wickliffe (13241384)

1358

Died: Gregory Of Rimini general of the Augustines 1357 (?–1358)

1360

Died: Higden, Ranulph the author of an old chronicle (?–1360)

Died: Richard archbishop of Armagh in the fourteenth century (?–1360)

1361

Died: Taulerus, John a writer famous among the mystical devotees (?–1361)

1362

Died: Berchorius, Peter whose name we find disguised under Bercheure (?–1362)

1363

Born: Gerson, John by some called Charlier (13631429)

“Doctor Christianissimus,” Gerson, John by some called Charlier (13631429)

Born: Niccoli, Niccolo, Lat. Nicolaus a very eminent contributor to the restoration of literature (13631437)

Born: Pisan, Christina De an Italian by birth (1363–?)

1364

Died: Meun, John De was born at a little town of that name (12801364)

1365

“Dissertatio de Cometis, utrum sint signa, an causae, an utrumque, an neutrum,” Berckringer, Daniel who was born (?–1667)

1366

Born: Eyck, Hubert Van a painter (13661426)

Died: Wickliffe (13241384)

Died: Wykeham, William the illustrious founder of New college (13241366)

1367

Died: Albornos, Gilles Alvares Carillo an eminent Spanish statesman and cardinal (?–1367)

“Roman de la Rose,” Chaucer, Jeffery styled the Father of English poetry (13281348)

Born: Waldensis, Thomas a Carmelite monk of great learning in the fourteenth century (1367–?)

1369

Born: Aurispa, John was born at Noto (13691459)

Died: Froissart, John an eminent and ancient French historian and poet (13371369)

1370

Born: Bruni, Leonard a very eminent scholar and historian (13701444)

Born: Gasparino, Banzizza one of the revivers of literature (13701430)

Born: Guarino Of Verona surnamed Veronese (13701460)

Born: Hoccleve, Thomas an ancient English poet (13701454)

Died: Uberti, Fazio an Italian poet of the fourteenth century (?–1370)

1372

Died: Cabassole, Philip De was a native of Cavaillon (?–1372)

Born: Francesca, Pietro Della commonly called Fran­Cesco Dal Borgo A San Sepolcro (13721458)

1373

Born: Ambrose a monk (1373–?)

Died: Brigit and by contraction Bride (?–1373)

Born: Harding, John one of our old English historians (1373–?)

“La Prosopographie, ou Description des personnes insignes, &c. avec les effigies d‘aucuns d’iceux, et braves observations de leur temps, annees, fails, et dits,” Verdier, Antony, Seigneur De Vauprivas a very useful biographer and bibliographer (15441600)

1375

Died: Boccaccio, John one of the most eminent Italian poets and scholars (13131375)

“A second replie of Cartwright against Wbitgifl’s second Answer,” Hooker, Richard an eminent English divine (15541600)

Born: Lydgate, John an ancient English poet (13751461)

1376

Died: Albergotti, Francis an Italian lawyer (?–1376)

Born: Huss, John a celebrated divine and martyr (13761394)

1377

Born: Brunelleschi, Philip an eminent Italian architect (13771446)

1380

Born: Bernardine an ecclesiastic and saint (13801450)

Born: Burchiello an Italian poet (13801448)

Died: Catherine, St. of Sienna (13471380)

Born: Kempis, Thomas A a pious and learned regular canon (13801399)

Born: Poggio, Bracciolini one of the. revivers of literature (1380–?)

1381

Born: Justiniani, St. Lawrence the first patriarch of Venice (13811455)

1382

Died: Aubriot, Hugo a native of Burgundy (?–1382)

Died: Oresme, Nicholas a learned doctor of the Sorbonne (?–1382)

1383

Born: Donatello one of the principal revivers of sculpture in Italy (13831466)

1385

Born: Capistran, John a Franciscan friar (1385–?)

1388

Born: Flavio an Italian anticjuaryand historian (13881463)

“Doctrinale Sapientiae,” Roye, Guy Le archbishop of Rheims in the fourteenth century (?–1409)

Born: Torquemada, John De a celebrated Dominican (1388–?)

1389

Born: Antonine, De Forciglioni St. archbishop of Florence (1389–?)

“Canterbury Tales” Chaucer, Jeffery styled the Father of English poetry (13281348)

Born: Hemmerlin, Felix which has the same meaning as Hemmerlin in German (1389–?)

Born: Medici, Cosmo De a celebrated citizen of Florence (13891428)

1390

Born: Gemistus, George an eminent Greek philosopher (1390–?)

Born: Peacock, Reynold bishop of St (13901460)

1394

Born: Beccadelli, Antony (13941471)

Died: Huss, John a celebrated divine and martyr (13761394)

Born: James I. king of Scotland (1394–?)

Born: Valentine, Basil is the name (1394–?)

“De Rebus naturalibus,” Zabarella, James born Sept. 5 (15331589)

1395

Born: Trapezuntius, George a learned modern Greek (1395–?)

1396

Died: Barbour, John an ancient Scotch poet (13161396)

Born: Manetti, Giannozzo a very learned scholar (13961459)

1398

Born: Gaza, Theodore a very eminent promoter of the revival of letters in Europe (13981458)

Born: Nicholas V. pope (13981455)

Born: Philelphus, Francis a learned Italian (13981481)

1399

Born: Decembrio, Peter Candide a name of great celebrity in the literary history of the fifteenth century (13991477)

Died: Kempis, Thomas A a pious and learned regular canon (13801399)

Died: Nicholas, Eymericus a celebrated Dominican (13201399)