1370-1379 Death of the Black Prince Accession of Richard II is in 14th Century Events.
Battle of Pontvallain
On 04 Dec 1370 the Battle of Pontvallain was a French army under Bertrand du Guesclin heavily defeated an English force at Pontvallain which had broken away from an army commanded by Robert Knollys 1325-1407 (45).
Thomas Grandison 4th Baron Grandison 1339-1375 (31) commanded.
Philip Courtenay 1355-1406 (15) and Hugh Despencer 1338-1374 (32) were captured.
Alan Buxhull 1323-1381 (47) fought.
Death of David II of Scotland
On 22 Feb 1371 David II King Scotland 1324-1371 (46) died without issue at Edinburgh Castle. He was buried at Holyrood Abbey. His nephew Robert II King Scotland 1316-1390 (54) succeeded II King Scotland: Stewart. He, David, was the last of the male line of the House of Bruce. Robert (54), the first of the House of Stewart, being the son of his sister Marjory Bruce 1296-1316 (75) who had married Walter Stewart 6th High Steward 1296-1327 (75).
Battle of Baesweiler
On 24 Aug 1371 Edward Duke Guelders 1336-1371 (35) died from wounds received at the Battle of Baesweiler.
Battle of Chiset
On 21 Mar 1373 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (36) was captured during the Battle of Chiset at Chizé at which the English were defeated by the French forces commanded by Bertrand Geusclin 1320-1380 (53). The battle brought an end to English control in Poitou.
1373 Creation of Garter Knights
Treaty of Bruges
In 1375 the Treaty of Bruges was signed by the French and the English which attempted to define the sovereignty of Aquitaine.
In 1376 John Savile of Shelley and Golcar 1325-1399 (51) was elected MP Yorkshire in the Good Parliament. During the Good Parliament, he was sufficiently trusted to conduct Thomas Caterton from Queenborough Castle for interrogation before Parliament. Caterton had been appealed for treason by Sir John Annesley, and the court party, including Gaunt (35), was anxious to protect him from attack. In the event, they were able to hold off the opposition, despite some damning revelations about their conduct of the war-effort. The duke (35) himself was singled out for particular criticism, and during the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381 he fled into Scotland, leaving his Savoy Palace to be destroyed by the London mob. Gaunt (35) was, understandably, reluctant to cross the border again without the protection of a sizeable bodyguard. In late Jun 1376, therefore, his leading retainers in the north were instructed to provide an escort for his journey to Knaresborough. Not only did John Savile of Shelley and Golcar 1325-1399 (51) mobilize a personal retinue of ten men-at-arms and 40 archers; he also helped to suppress the rebellion in the north by serving on two commissions for the punishment of insurgents.
After 28 Apr 1376 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 impeached (the earliest impeachment in England) during the Good Parliament.
1376 Creation of Garter Knights
On 23 Apr 1376 King Edward III England (63) created a number of new Garter Knights ...
54th John Montfort V Duke Brittany 1339-1399 (37).
55th Thomas Banastre 1334-1379 (42).
56th William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 (37).
57th Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford 1336-1386 (40).
58th Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 (26). He the son of Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Princess Wales 1328-1385 (47) whose second husband was Edward III's son Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince of Wales 1330-1376 (45).
59th Thomas Percy 1st Earl Worcester 1343-1403 (33) was appointed 59th. He the son of Mary Plantagenet Baroness Percy 1320-1362 (56) daughter of Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (95) who was the first cousin of Edward III's father King Edward II of England (91).
60th William Beauchamp 1st Baron Bergavenny 1343-1411 (33).
Death of the Black Prince
On 08 Jun 1376 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince of Wales 1330-1376 (45) died of dysentery at Westminster Palace. He was buried in Canterbury Cathedral. His son His son Richard (9) succeeded King England. His niece Philippa Plantagenet Countess March 5th Countess Ulster 1355-1382 (20) succeeded Heir to the Throne of England.
1377 Creation of Garter Knights
On 23 Apr 1377 King Edward III England (64) created three new Garter Knights:
61st Richard of Gloucester (10) (the future Richard III).
62nd Henry Bolingbroke (10) (the future Henry IV).
63rd John Burley 1325-1383 (52).
Death of Edward III
On 21 Jun 1377 King Edward III England (64) died of a stroke at Sheen Palace. He was buried in the Chapel of St Edward the Confessor. His grandson Richard II King England 1367-1400 (10) succeeded II King England.
Coronation of Richard II
On 16 Jul 1377 Richard II King England 1367-1400 (10) was crowned II King England at Westminster Abbey by Simon Sudbury Archbishop of Canterbury 1316-1381 (61).
Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey 11th Earl Arundel 1346-1397 (31) carried the Crown.
Guichard d'Angle 1st Earl Huntingdon -1380 was appointed 1st Earl Huntingdon 3C 1377.
John Mowbray 1st Earl Nottingham 1365-1383 (11) was created 1st Earl Nottingham 1C 1377.
Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 (4) and Robert Harrington 3rd Baron Harington 1356-1406 (21) were knighted.
Roger Scales 4th Baron Scales 1354-1386 (23) attended.