Events noted in 1300

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1300

“History of the Growth and Decay of the Ottoman Empire,” Cantemir, Demetrius of an illustrious family in Tartary

Died: Cavalcanti, Guido an Italian scholar of the thirteenth century

Died: Cimabue, Giovanni another renowned painter

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

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

1303

Died: Abraham, Ben Chaila a Spanish rabbi

Died: Benedict Xi., Pope was a native of Trevigi

Died: Dinus a native of Mugello in Tuscany

1304

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

1305

Died: Henry The Minstrel are the names given to a Scotch poet who lived in the fifteenth century

1307

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

1308

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

1310

Died: Baston, Robert a poet of some note in the fourteenth century

Died: Bek, Anthony bishop of Durham in the reigns of Edward I. and II. was advanced

Born: Dandolo, Andrew doge of Venice

1313

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

Born: Bartolo an eminent lawyer

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

1314

Died: Clement V. one of the popes so called

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

1315

Died: Lully, Raimond was a native of Majorca

1316

Died: Ægidius, De Columna one of the most learned divines of the thirteenth century

Died: Apono, Peter a physician and astrologer

Born: Barbour, John an ancient Scotch poet

1318

Died: Gordon, Bernard a French physician of the thirteenth century

Died: Joinville, John, Sire De an eminent French statesman

Died: Mundinus a physician deservedly celebrated in the dark ages

1320

Died: Crescentius, Peter or

Born: Nicholas, Eymericus a celebrated Dominican

1321

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

Died: Accorso, Francis eldest son of the preceding

Died: Dante, Alighieri an illustrious Italian poet

1322

“the Master of the Sentences.” Bassol, John a native of Scotland in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries

1324

“Defensor pacis,” Menandrino, Marsilio the place of his birth

Born: Wickliffe (?–1384)

Born: Wykeham, William the illustrious founder of New college

1325

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

1327

Died: Aldobrandino a native of Florence

Died: Ptolemy of Lucca

1328

Born: Chaucer, Jeffery styled the Father of English poetry

“Chester Mysteries,” Higden, Ranulph the author of an old chronicle

Died: Menandrino, Marsilio the place of his birth

“De jurisdictione imperial! in causis matrimonialibus.” Menandrino, Marsilio the place of his birth

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

Died: Trivet, Nicolas a Dominican friar

1330

Born: Coluccio, Salutato an ancient Italian poet and philosopher

Died: Mussato, Albertin an Italian historian and poet

1331

Died: Abulfeda, Ishmael a learned Arabian geographer and historian

1332

Born: Bonaventure Of Padua a cardinal

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

Born: Fabriano, Gentile Da a famous painter

Died: Metochita, Theodore of Constantinople

1333

Died: Durand, De St. Poursain so called from a town in Auvergne

1335

Born: Sacchetti, Francis an Italian poet

Born: Tamerlane the great conqueror of the East

1336

Died: Benedict Xii., Pope whose name was James Fournier

Died: Giotto an eminent painter

Born: Tudeschi, Nicholas an eminent canonist

1337

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

1339

Born: Zabarella, Francis an eminent cardinal (?–1417)

1340

Died: Buffalmacco, Buonamico an eminent Italian painter

Born: Gwilym, David Ap the Ovid of Wales

Died: Lyra, Nicholas De a celebrated Franciscan

1341

Born: Courtney, William archbishop of Canterbury in the reign of king Richard II. was the fourth son of Hugh Courtney

Died: Nicephorus, Gregoras a Greek historian

1345

Died: Andrew an eminent sculptor and architect

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

Died: Hatfield, Thomas bishop of Durham

1346

Died: Baconthorp, John surnamed the Resolute Doctor

1347

Died: Bassol, John a native of Scotland in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries

Born: Catherine, St. of Sienna

Died: Hemmingford, Walter De a regular canon of Gisborough-abbey

1348

Died: Andreas, John a famous canonist of the fourteenth century

Died: Barberino, Francis an old Italian poet

Died: Barlaam a monk of the order of St

Died: Chaucer, Jeffery styled the Father of English poetry

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

1349

Died: Egglesfield, Robert the founder of Queen’s college

Born: Palladino, James known also by the name of James de Teramo

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

1350

Born: Ailli, Peter D' an eminent Romish ecclesiastic

Died: Donde, James a famous physician of Padua

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

Died: Grisaunt, William a. physician

1353

Born: Paul Of Burgos a learned Jew

1354

Died: Bateman, William bishop of Norwich in the fourteenth century

1355

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

1356

“Of the last age of the Church,” Wickliffe (?–1384)

1358

Died: Gregory Of Rimini general of the Augustines 1357

1360

Died: Higden, Ranulph the author of an old chronicle

Died: Richard archbishop of Armagh in the fourteenth century

1361

Died: Taulerus, John a writer famous among the mystical devotees

1362

Died: Berchorius, Peter whose name we find disguised under Bercheure

1363

Born: Gerson, John by some called Charlier

“Doctor Christianissimus,” Gerson, John by some called Charlier

Born: Niccoli, Niccolo, Lat. Nicolaus a very eminent contributor to the restoration of literature (?–1437)

Born: Pisan, Christina De an Italian by birth

1364

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

1365

“Dissertatio de Cometis, utrum sint signa, an causae, an utrumque, an neutrum,” Berckringer, Daniel who was born

1366

Born: Eyck, Hubert Van a painter

Died: Wickliffe (?–1384)

Died: Wykeham, William the illustrious founder of New college

1367

Died: Albornos, Gilles Alvares Carillo an eminent Spanish statesman and cardinal

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

Born: Waldensis, Thomas a Carmelite monk of great learning in the fourteenth century

1369

Born: Aurispa, John was born at Noto

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

1370

Born: Bruni, Leonard a very eminent scholar and historian

Born: Gasparino, Banzizza one of the revivers of literature

Born: Guarino Of Verona surnamed Veronese

Born: Hoccleve, Thomas an ancient English poet

Died: Uberti, Fazio an Italian poet of the fourteenth century

1372

Died: Cabassole, Philip De was a native of Cavaillon

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

1373

Born: Ambrose a monk

Died: Brigit and by contraction Bride

Born: Harding, John one of our old English historians

“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

1375

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

Born: Lydgate, John an ancient English poet

1376

Died: Albergotti, Francis an Italian lawyer

Born: Huss, John a celebrated divine and martyr

1377

Born: Brunelleschi, Philip an eminent Italian architect

1380

Born: Bernardine an ecclesiastic and saint

Born: Burchiello an Italian poet

Died: Catherine, St. of Sienna

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

Born: Poggio, Bracciolini one of the. revivers of literature

1381

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

1382

Died: Aubriot, Hugo a native of Burgundy

Died: Oresme, Nicholas a learned doctor of the Sorbonne

1383

Born: Donatello one of the principal revivers of sculpture in Italy

1385

Born: Capistran, John a Franciscan friar

1388

Born: Flavio an Italian anticjuaryand historian

“Doctrinale Sapientiae,” Roye, Guy Le archbishop of Rheims in the fourteenth century

Born: Torquemada, John De a celebrated Dominican

1389

Born: Antonine, De Forciglioni St. archbishop of Florence

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

Born: Hemmerlin, Felix which has the same meaning as Hemmerlin in German

Born: Medici, Cosmo De a celebrated citizen of Florence

1390

Born: Gemistus, George an eminent Greek philosopher

Born: Peacock, Reynold bishop of St

1394

Born: Beccadelli, Antony

Died: Huss, John a celebrated divine and martyr

Born: James I. king of Scotland

Born: Valentine, Basil is the name

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

1395

Born: Trapezuntius, George a learned modern Greek

1396

Died: Barbour, John an ancient Scotch poet

Born: Manetti, Giannozzo a very learned scholar

1398

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

Born: Nicholas V. pope (13981455)

Born: Philelphus, Francis a learned Italian

1399

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

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

Died: Nicholas, Eymericus a celebrated Dominican