1330s in England
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Events from the 1330s in England.
Monarch - King Edward III
- 25 March - Second War of Scottish Independence: An English victory over the Scots at the Battle of Dornock.
- May - Second War of Scottish Independence: David II of Scotland flees to France allowing his rival Balliol to recognise Edward III as overlord. Balliol cedes Berwick-upon-Tweed and eight Southern Scottish counties to Edward.
- May - Second War of Scottish Independence: Balliol, with English support, besieges Berwick.
- 8 June - Edward III seizes the Isle of Man from Scottish control.
- 19 July - Second War of Scottish Independence: A decisive English victory over the Scots is won at the Battle of Halidon Hill, and Berwick falls.
- 3 November - John de Stratford enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury.
- February - Second War of Scottish Independence: Edward Balliol cedes Berwick to England.
- June - Second War of Scottish Independence: Balliol cedes the counties of southern Scotland to England and recognises Edward III as his overlord.
- September - Second War of Scottish Independence: English armies enter southern Scotland to put down rebellions.
- 30 July - Second War of Scottish Independence: Scottish victory over the English at the Battle of Boroughmuir.
- 30 November - Second War of Scottish Independence: Robert the Bruce loyalists win a victory over Edward Balliol and his English allies at the Battle of Culblean.
- John Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter, establishes The King's School, Ottery St Mary (Devon) as a College of Secular Canons.
- 17 March - Edward, the Black Prince is created Duke of Cornwall, becoming the first English Duke.
- 24 May - Philip VI of France confiscates Gascony from English control.
- August - English forces relieve Stirling Castle, ending Edward III's last Scottish campaign.
- October - Edward III formally rejects Philip VI's claim to the French throne, initiating the Hundred Years' War (1337–1360).
- November - Battle of Cadsand: English troops raid the Flemish island of Cadzand.
- Bisham Priory founded.
- Rebuilding of Gloucester Abbey in perpendicular style begins.
- July - Edward III issues the Walton Ordinances at Walton-on-the-Naze, giving emergency powers to royal officials in order to raise funds for the war effort.
- 5 September - Hundred Years' War: Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor appoints Edward III a vicar-general of the Holy Roman Empire. Louis supports Edward's claim to the French throne under the terms of the Treaty of Koblenz.
- Philip VI of France's navy attacks and burns Portsmouth.
- William Langland, poet (died 1400)
- 23 May - Richard of Wallingford, mathematician and Abbot of St. Albans (born 1292)
- Henry de Cobham, 1st Baron Cobham, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (born 1260)
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