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1370s pl (plural only)

  1. The decade from 1370 to 1379.
    • 1974, Anthony Tuck, “The Political Community in 1377”, in Richard II and the English Nobility[1], New York: St. Martin's Press, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 7:
      These diplomatic setbacks partly explain England’s military ineffectiveness in the 1370s, but equally important were lack of leadership, lack of money, and dissension over strategy. After Poitiers, the king, traditionally expected to lead the nation in arms, became less and less adequately able to do so. In the 1370s he declined into senility and fell under the domination of his mistress, Alice Perrers.
    • 1996, John W. Dardess, “The Demography of Family and Class”, in A Ming Society: Tʻai-ho County, Kiangsi, Fourteenth to Seventeenth Centuries[2], University of California Press, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 105:
      Yang Yunwen died in office as magistrate of Ch'ang-yuan County, Honan, in the 1370s.
    • 2000, “Introduction”, in The Reign of Edward III[3], →ISBN, →OCLC, page 10:
      Walsingham was not blind to Edward’s failings, and attributed the political problems of the 1370s directly to the old king’s moral depravity.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:1370s.

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