Medieval Timeline: Today in Medieval History

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On this date, August 29th, in medieval history:

  • 1179 – Castle Chastelet falls to Saladin
  • 1189 – Ban Kulin wrote The Charter of Kulin, which became a symbolic “birth certificate” of Bosnian statehood.
  • 1261 – Election of Pope Urban IV
  • 1350 – Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships.
  • 1475 – The Treaty of Picquigny ends a brief war between France and England.

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