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Years:
1285 1286 1287 - 1288 - 1289 1290 1291
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12th century - 13th century - 14th century
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  • Emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan
  • Emperor Go-Daigo of Japan


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Aragon's Alfonso III releases Charles the Lame on condition that he retain Naples alone, that Sicily remain an Aragonese kingdom, and that he persuade his cousin Charles of Valois to renounce the kingdom of Aragon given him by the late Pope Martin IV.
Using a stratagem borrowed from the 10th century king Ngo Quyen, Tran has his men implant iron-tipped spears beneath the surface of the water and then lure the Chinese junks into the river, where they are ripped apart.
According to some authorities, a clock is installed at Westminster Abbey to mark the hours; this would have been one of the first mechanical clocks in Europe.
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