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|Centuries:||13th century – 14th century – 15th century|
|Decades:||1320s 1330s 1340s – 1350s – 1360s 1370s 1380s|
|Years:||1352 1353 1354 – 1355 – 1356 1357 1358|
Events[change | change source]
- January 7 – Portuguese king Afonso IV sends three men to kill Ines de Castro, beloved of his son prince Pedro – Pedro revolts and incites a civil war.
- February 10 – The St. Scholastica's Day riot broke out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days.
- April – Philip of Anjou marries Mary of Naples, daughter of Charles of Valois, duke of Calabria, and Mary of Valois.
- April 5 – Charles IV crowned emperor in Rome.
- April 18 – In Venice, the Council of Ten beheads Doge Marin Falier for conspiring to kill them.
- September 1 – Tvrtko I writes in castro nostro Vizoka vocatum from old town Visoki.
- A small Scottish and French force invade Northumberland, loot the city of Berwick-upon-Tweed and defeat a small English force in a skirmish at Nisbet, Berwickshire.
Births[change | change source]
- January 7 – Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, son of King Edward III of England (died 1397)
- August 16 – Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster
- Manuel Chrysoloras, Byzantine humanist (died 1415)
- Konrad von Jungingen, 25th Grand Master of the Teutonic Order