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Medieval Timeline: Today in Medieval History

On this date, November 20th, in medieval history:

  • 1272 – Edward I (“Longshanks”) begins his reign as King of England
  • 1316 – John I King of France dies; he was born only five days earlier on November 15
  • 1376 – Richard of Bordeaux (Richard II), son of the Black Prince, is named Prince of Wales