1300s in England
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Events from the 1300s in England.
- 10 March - Wardrobe accounts of King Edward I of England (aka Edward Longshanks) include a reference to a game called creag being played at the town of Newenden in Kent. It is generally agreed that creag was an early form of cricket.
- 28 March - Edward I agrees to the issuing of "Articles of the Charters", establishing punishments for infringing the Magna Carta.
- April - Sterling confirmed as the only official coin of the realm; Royal mint moved to the Tower of London.
- 10 October - First War of Scottish Independence: At the urging of the Pope, Edward I makes a temporary truce with Scotland.
- Around this date, the Hereford Mappa Mundi is prepared in Hereford Cathedral.
- 1 February - Edward I issues the Carta Mercatoria, allowing foreign merchants free entry and departure with their goods.
- 24 February - First War of Scottish Independence: Scottish victory at the Battle of Roslin.
- 20 May - Treaty of Paris restores Gascony to England from France.
- Winter - Wars of Scottish Independence: Edward I resumes his campaign against William Wallace and others in Scotland, holding court in Dunfermline Abbey.
- Approximate date - The Avoirdupois system of weights and measures comes into use.
- February - John "Red" Comyn, Lord of Badenoch, negotiates a peace with England in the Wars of Scottish Independence at Strathord near Perth.
- March - Scottish Parliament submits to English rule.
- 20 July - Fall of Stirling Castle: Edward I takes the last rebel stronghold in the Wars of Scottish Independence.
- May - Hugh the younger Despenser, favourite of Edward of Caernarvon, is married to heiress Eleanor de Clare.
- May - Great festival at Westminster to celebrate the knighthood of Edward of Caernarvon.
- 19 June - Forces of Earl of Pembroke defeat Bruce's Scottish rebels at the Battle of Methven.
- In London, a city ordinance decrees that heating with coal is forbidden when parliament is in session. The ordinance is not particularly effective.
- Completion of Wells Cathedral chapter house, in Decorated Gothic style.
- January - Statute of Carlisle forbids religious foundations from sending money to their mother houses abroad.
- 10 May - Battle of Loudon Hill: Scottish forces under Robert the Bruce defeat an English army.
- 7 July - Edward II becomes King of England following the death of Edward I whilst campaigning in Scotland.
- 6 August - Edward II's alleged lover Piers Gaveston is made Earl of Cornwall.
- 1343 Geoffrey Chaucer, writer/poet (died 1400)
- 9 March - Richard FitzAlan, 8th Earl of Arundel (born 1267)
- 27 September - John de Warenne, 6th Earl of Surrey, English soldier
- Roger Bigod, 5th Earl of Norfolk (born 1270)
- Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 93–96. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
- "The Mappa Mundi, Hereford Cathedral website". Archived from the original on 2007-07-03. Retrieved 2007-08-05.
- Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.
- Everett, Jason M., ed. (2006). "1303". The People's Chronology. Thomson Gale.
- Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 152–154. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.
- Perkins, Clarence (July 1909). "The Trial of the Knights Templars in England". English Historical Review 24 (95): 432–447. doi:10.1093/ehr/xxiv.xcv.432. JSTOR 550361.