What Happened in 1281

  • Simon de Brion (Martin IV) elected Pope

    Pope Martin IV (between 1210 and 1220 – March 28, 1285), born Simon de Brion, held the papacy from February 21, 1281 until his death. Simon de... Read more

  • Second Battle of Hims

    The second Battle of Hims was fought, on October 29, 1281, between the armies of the Mamluk dynasty of Egypt and Ilkhanate, division of the Mongol... Read more