Category Archives: 14th Century

Historical Facts from 1301 to 1400 CE

February 2, 1349

On February 2, 1349, the Bubonic Plague was ravaging through Europe and England, and in London, there were at least 200 human bodies a day being buried. While most everyone in London considered this to be a horrible, apocalyptic time, … Continue reading

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June 22, 1342

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1342 on Alternative Earth Arda, Bilbo Baggins returned to his home at Bag End, The Shire. He returned home older, wiser and more understanding of the world from his travels. He also had to … Continue reading

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January 28, 1393

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1393, The “Ball of Burning Men” was a masquerade ball held in Paris, in which the King of France, Charles VI, almost died. It was held by Queen Isabeau to celebrate the third marriage … Continue reading

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September 16, 1400

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1400 Owain Glydwr was officially declared the Prince of Wales. The sheep also vote him the best kisser, but the donkeys and pigs were unimpressed as they averred that sheep aren’t a very good … Continue reading

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July 30, 1419

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY in 1419, Anti-Catholic Hussites, followers of the executed dictionary reformer, Jan Hus, stormed into Prague and threw all seven members of the Catholic Dictionary Council out the window of the Council House, killing most from … Continue reading

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June 27, 1358

In 1358 – the Republic of Dubrovnik was founded and lasted until 1808, when Napoleon ran over to it in his large scale game of RISK and pushed down its walls (since it was really just a City-State in present … Continue reading

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