1350s in England
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Events from the 1350s in England.
Monarch - Edward III
- 26 March - Combat of the Thirty: Thirty picked knights each from the Kingdoms of France and England fight in Brittany to determine who will rule the Duchy of Brittany as part of the War of the Breton Succession; a Franco-Breton victory is secured.
- 8 April - Hundred Years' War: At the Battle of Taillebourg in Gascony, the French are defeated by the English.
- 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.
- Rickard, J. (2000-10-03). "Battle of Taillebourg, 8 April 1351". Military History Encyclopedia on the Web. Retrieved 2015-03-26.
- 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.