1350s in England
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Events from the 1350s in England.
Monarch - Edward III
- 27 March - Breton War of Succession: Combat of the Thirty.
- Hundred Years' War: English repel French invaders at the Battle of Taillebourg in Gascony.
- Statute of Labourers enacted to fix labour costs at 1346 levels due to the increases caused by the Black Death.
- Statute of Provisions forbids the Pope from appointing clergy to English benefices.
- Parliament passes the Treason Act, codifying the offence.
- William Gascoigne, Chief Justice of England (approximate date; died 1419)
- Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent (died 1397)
- John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury (approximate date; died 1400)
- John I Stanley of the Isle of Man (approximate date; died 1414)
- Ralph Strode, English scholar (died 1400)
- Katherine Swynford, mistress of John of Gaunt (approximate date; died 1403)
- Richard Whittington, Lord Mayor of London (died 1423)
- William le Scrope, 1st Earl of Wiltshire (died 1399)
- Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March (died 1381)
- John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter (approximate date; died 1400)
- Roger Grey, 1st Baron Grey de Ruthyn (year of birth unknown)
- Palmer, Alan; Palmer, Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 104–106. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
- Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 164–166. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.
- Although unrepealed as of 2011[update] it has no remaining effects in the United Kingdom."Treason Act 1351". The UK Statute Law Database. Retrieved 2007-12-01.
- Sheeran, George (1998). Medieval Yorkshire Towns. Edinburgh University Press. p. 24. ISBN 1-85331-242-8.