Events in the 1300s
This Foldout presents
some events which took occurred in the 1300s
Little Ice Age.
The Baltic Sea froze.
Harvests ruined by bad weather and heavy rain, led to famine and
hardship in many parts of Europe.
At this time, oats fared better than most crops
In the winter of 1319-1320, there was an outbreak of
murrain – cattle plague
The Black Death reached England, through Weymouth
The Black Death reached Scotland
Another outbreak of the Black Death in Britain in 1360-1362
14th April 1360
Black Monday was:
so full dark of mist and hail and so bitter cold that many men died
on their horsebacks with the cold
Another outbreak of the Black Death in Britain in 1368-1369
Another outbreak of the Black Death in Britain
Johannes Stra of Handsworth Woodhouse approached a coal pit,
and suddenly by accident fell in and was drowned
Outbreaks of the plague in 1390-1391
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