October

  1. 959 Death of King Eadwig (of England)
  2. 1187 Jerusalem surrenders to Saladin
    1263 Battle of Largs (Scottish-Norwegian War)
    1452 Birth of Richard III (of England)
  3. 1283 Execution of Dafydd ap Gruffydd, Prince of Wales
  4. Feast of St Frances of Assisi
  5. 1285 Death of Philip III (of France)
  6. 732 Battle of Tours (Umayyad Invasion)
  7. 1311 Ordinances set in place by peerage to restrict the powers of Edward II
    1424 Death of Jan Žižka (Czech & Hussite military leader)
  8. 633 Battle of Hatfield (inter-Anglo-Saxon conflict)
    633 Death of King Edwin (of Northumbria)
    1428 Siege of Orléans begins (Hundred Years’ War)
  9. Feast of King Edward the Confessor (died 1066)
    1307 King Philip IV orders the arrest of French Templars
    1399 Henry IV crowned King of England
  10. 1066 Battle of Hastings
  11. 1066 Edgar Ætheling declared King of England
  12. 1346 Battle of Neville’s Cross (Hundred Years’ War)
  13. 1216 Death of King John (of England)
  14. 1096 Battle of Civetot (People’s Crusade)
    1345 Battle of Auberoche (Hundred Years’ War)
    1422 Death of King Charles VI ‘the Mad’ (of France)
  15. 1157 Battle of Grathe Heath (Danish Civil War)
    1295 Treaty establishing Franco-Scottish ‘Auld Alliance’ signed in Paris
  16. 1154 Death of King Stephen (of England)
    1400 Death of Chaucer
    1415 Battle of Agincourt
  17. 899 Death of King Alfred the Great (of England)
  18. 939 Death of King Æthelstan (of England)
  19. 1216 Henry III crowned King of England

Calendar header images are taken from the decoration adorning the corresponding month in the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry (c. 1416).

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European Medieval History from the Viking Age to the Hundred Years' War

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