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- March 16 – Edward, the Black Prince is created Duke of Cornwall, becoming the first English Duke.
- May 24 – Philip VI of France confiscates Gascony from English control.
- August – English forces relieve Stirling Castle, ending Edward III of England's last campaign in Scotland.
- October – Edward III of England formally rejects Philip VI's claim to the French throne, initiating the first hostilities of what will become the Hundred Years' War between France and England.
- November – Battle of Cadsand: English troops raid the Flemish island of Cadzand.
- Bisham Priory is founded in England.
- The Scaligeri Family loses control of Padua; Alberto della Scala, patron of the music of the Trecento, moves to Verona.
- Petrarch, "father" of Renaissance humanism, first visits Rome to wander its mysterious ruins, with an eye for aesthetics as well as for history, exciting a renewed interest in Classical civilisation.
- The Sofia Psalter is produced in Bulgaria.
- The famine in China, which has lasted since 1333 and killed 6,000,000, comes to an end.
- February 25 – Wenceslaus I, Duke of Luxembourg, Czech Duke of Luxembourg (d. 1383)
- date unknown
- January 8 – Giotto di Bondone, Italian painter (b. 1267)
- June 7 – William I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1286)
- June 15 – Angelo da Clareno, Italian Franciscan and leader of a group of Fraticelli (b. 1247)
- June 25 – Frederick III of Sicily (b. 1272)
- June 30 – Eleanor de Clare, politically active English noble (b. 1290)
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- Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.
- Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 100–102. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
- Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 159–161. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.