284 Diocletian was chosen as Roman Emperor.
Edmund the Martyr died. Saint Edmund was
king of East Anglia. His gruesome death at the hands of the Danes led to
legends and a shrine at what is now Bury St. Edmund's, West Suffolk.
Palermo was conquered by Emperor Henry VI.
1272 Barons swore fealty to Edward I. Upon the death of his father, King
Henry III, Edward received the fealty of the English barons and succeeded to
1407 a truce between John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy and Louis
of Valois, Duke of Orleans was agreed under the auspices of John, Duke of
Berry. Orleans was assassinated three days later by Burgundy.