1380s in England
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Events from the 1380s in England.
Monarch - King Richard II
- January - Hundred Years' War: Brittany surrenders to France, although England retains control of Brest.
- 12 June - Peasants' Revolt: Rebels from Kent and Essex, led by Wat Tyler and Jack Straw, meet at Blackheath, London, where they are encouraged by a sermon from renegade priest John Ball.
- 14 June - Peasants' Revolt: Rebels destroy John of Gaunt's Savoy Palace and storm the Tower of London, killing the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Lord Chancellor. King Richard meets the leaders of the revolt and agrees to reforms such as fair rents and the abolition of serfdom.
- 15 June - Peasants' Revolt: During further negotiations, Wat Tyler is murdered by the King's entourage. Noble forces subsequently overpower the rebel army, the rebel leaders are captured and executed and Richard revokes his concessions.
- Late June to July - Peasant revolts spread to St Albans and East Anglia, but are quickly suppressed. Norfolk rebels are defeated at the Battle of North Walsham (25 or 26 June).
- 15 July - Lollard priest John Ball, a leader of the Peasants' Revolt, is hanged, drawn and quartered in the presence of the King.
- 30 July - William Courtenay enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury.
- Parliament passes the first Navigation Act to give economic protection to English shipping.
- 14 January - Marriage of King Richard II and Anne of Bohemia.
- 21 May
- Winchester College is founded by William of Wykeham.
- probable date - Geoffrey Chaucer writes the poem Parlement of Foules.
- 14 August - Portuguese troops and their English allies defeat those of Castile at the Battle of Aljubarrota.
- 31 August - King Richard II begins an invasion of Scotland.
- August - English burn Holyrood and Edinburgh, but return home without a decisive battle.
- King Richard II tries to rule the country without Parliament.
- Bodiam Castle is built in East Sussex.
- 8 March - Richard recognises John of Gaunt as King of Castile, by right of his second marriage to the Infanta Constanza of Castile in 1371, and grants him control of all royal lands in Ireland.
- 14 April - First scholars enter New College, Oxford, the first college of the University of Oxford to adopt the quadrangle model and the first to provide extensively for undergraduate education.
- 9 May - King John I of Portugal and King Richard II ratify the Treaty of Windsor.
- July - John of Gaunt leaves England to make good his claim to the Crown of Castile.
- October - The Wonderful Parliament is held, and appoints a commission to oversee the court and government.
- (approx.) - Salisbury cathedral clock is started. By the 21st century it will be the world's oldest working clock.
- 24 March - Hundred Years' War: A Franco-Castilian fleet is defeated off Margate.
- 14 November - A group of powerful nobles known as Lords Appellant raise arms against the King, demanding the arrest of members of the royal court.
- 20 December - Battle of Radcot Bridge: Lords Appellant defeat Richard's army. The king is imprisoned until he agrees to replace all the councillors in his court.
- Geoffrey Chaucer begins writing The Canterbury Tales.
- 3 February - The entire court of King Richard II is convicted of treason by the Merciless Parliament, under the influence of the Lords Appellant, and are all either executed or exiled. Richard II effectively becomes a puppet of the Lords Appellant.
- 5 August - Battle of Otterburn: a Scottish army, led by James Douglas, defeats an English army, capturing the their leader, Harry Hotspur. Douglas is killed during the battle.
- The completion of Wycliffe's Bible by John Purvey and the beginning of prosecution of Wycliffe's followers, the Lollards.
- John of Gaunt makes peace with Castile and gives up his claim to the Castilian throne by allowing his daughter Katherine of Lancaster to marry Prince Henry, the eldest son of John I of Castile.
- John de Sutton V, nobleman (died 1406)
- 13 October - Thomas FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel, politician (died 1415)
- Richard de Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick (died 1439)
- Anne of Gloucester, noblewoman (died 1438)
- 9 August - King Henry V (died 1422)
- 20 June - John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford, regent (died 1435)
- 8 June - Thomas de Ros, 5th Baron de Ros, Crusader (born 1338)
- Peter de la Mare, politician
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