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Year 1401
1401
(MCDI ) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar
Julian calendar
.

CONTENTS

* 1 Events

* 1.1 Date unknown

* 2 Births * 3 Deaths * 4 References

EVENTS

* January 6 Rupert, King of Germany
Rupert, King of Germany
, is crowned King of the Romans at Cologne
Cologne
. * March 2 William Sawtrey , a Lollard , is the first person to be burned at the stake at Smithfield, London . * March 13 – The Samogitians, supported by Grand Duke Vytautas
Vytautas
of Lithuania
Lithuania
, rebel against the Teutonic knights and burn two castles. Vytautas
Vytautas
is granted increased autonomy by King Jogaila
Jogaila
of the Poland – Lithuania
Lithuania
union. * March 24 Turko-Mongol
Turko-Mongol
emperor Timur
Timur
sacks Damascus
Damascus
.

* June
June

* The English Pale in Ireland reduced to Dublin
Dublin
, County Kildare
County Kildare
, County Louth
County Louth
, and County Meath
County Meath
. * Timur
Timur
raids the city of Baghdad
Baghdad
, in the Jalayirid Empire.

* October 14 – Sultan Mahmud II
Mahmud II
of Delhi
Delhi
is restored to power.

DATE UNKNOWN

* The De heretico comburendo Act is passed in England , as the Archbishop of Canterbury
Archbishop of Canterbury
pressures King Henry IV of England
Henry IV of England
into outlawing as heretics the Lollards
Lollards
, followers of John Wycliffe
John Wycliffe
. Evidence of being a Lollard is having a copy of Wycliffe's translation of the Bible
Bible
. * Dilawar Khan establishes the Malwa Sultanate in present-day northern India
India
. * Emperor Hồ Quý Ly of Dai Ngu (now Vietnam
Vietnam
) passes the throne to his son, Hồ Hán Thương . * A civil war, lasting four years, breaks out in the Majapahit Empire in present-day Indonesia
Indonesia
. * The Joseon Dynasty
Joseon Dynasty
in present-day Korea
Korea
officially enters into a tributary relationship with Ming Dynasty
Ming Dynasty
China. * Japan re-enters into a tributary relationship with China .

BIRTHS

* March 27 – Albert III , Duke of Bavaria-Munich (d. 1460 ) * May 10 Thomas Tuddenham , Landowner (d. 1462 ) * May 12 Emperor Shōkō of Japan (d. 1428 ) * July 23 Francesco I Sforza , Italian condottiero (d. 1466 ) * September 14 Maria of Castile, Queen of Aragon , Queen consort of Aragon and Naples (d. 1458 ) * October 27 Catherine of Valois
Catherine of Valois
, queen consort of England from 1420 until 1422 (d. 1437 ) * October 28 Thomas St Clere , English landowner (d. 1435 ) * November 26 Henry Beaufort, 2nd Earl of Somerset (d. 1418 ) * December 21 Tommaso Masaccio , Italian painter (d. 1428 )

* date unknown

* Charles I, Duke of Bourbon (d. 1456 ) * Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut (d. 1436 )

* probable – Nicholas of Cusa
Nicholas of Cusa
, German philosopher, mathematician and astronomer (d. 1464 )

DEATHS

* January 19 Robert Bealknap , British justice * March
March
William Sawtrey , English Lollard martyr (burned at the stake) * April 8 or August 8 – Thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (b. 1338 ) * May 25 - Queen Maria of Sicily (b. 1363) * September 14 Dobrogost of Nowy Dwór , Polish bishop (b. 1355 ) * October
October
Anabella Drummond
Anabella Drummond
, queen of Scotland * October
October
19 – John Charleton, 4th Baron Cherleton (b. 1362 ) * October
October
20 – Klaus Störtebeker , German pirate * November 25 - King Tarabya of Ava (b. 1368) * date unknown – Andronikos Asen Zaccaria , Baron of Chalandritsa and Arcadia, Grand Constable of Achaea