Questions tagged [14th-century]
The 14th century was the century which lasted from January 1, 1301 to December 31, 1400 in the Gregorian calendar.
Material Basis of the Golden Age of Bohemia
On a recent visit to Prague I was much impressed by the city's beauty and the number and splendor of its historic sites, such as Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge (a bit further afield Karlštejn ...
Where and how did the concept of "incorporation" originate?
Wikipedia states that "The alleged oldest commercial corporation in the world, the Stora Kopparberg mining community in Falun, Sweden, obtained a charter from King Magnus Eriksson in 1347". Is this ...
Did Hongwu Emperor flay 5000 women, and why?
On Wikipedia, there is a snippet that reads: The Hongwu Emperor flayed many servants, officials and rebels. In 1396 he ordered the flaying of 5000 women. The problem is that the second ...
What was the reason for inflation in Britain after the Black Death?
According to the Wikipedia article Ordinance of Labourers 1349 During this outbreak [of Black Death], an estimated 30-40% of the population died. The decline in population left surviving workers in ...