Joan, Countess of Kent (29 September 1328 – 7 August 1385), known to history as The Fair Maid of Kent, was the first Princess of Wales. The French chronicler Froissart called her "the most beautiful woman in all the realm of England, and the most loving. " The "fair maid of Kent" appellation does not appear to be contemporary.
Saint Dionysius I; baptismal name: David(Давид) (1300? - October 15, 1385) was a Russian Orthodox metropolitan in 1384-1385. As a young man David entered the Kiev Caves Lavra, where he was tonsured a monk and given the religious name Dionysius. He is known to have spent a number of years living in a cave that he dug out himself on the banks of the Volga River not far from Nizhny Novgorod.
Bernabò Visconti (also called Barnabò; 1323 – 18 December 1385) was an Italian soldier and statesman, who was Lord of Milan. He was born in Milan, the son of Stefano Visconti and Valentina Doria. From 1346 to 1349 he lived in exile, until he was called back by his uncle Giovanni Visconti. On 27 September 1350 Bernabò married Beatrice Regina della Scala, daughter of Mastino II, Lord of Verona and Taddea da Carrara, and forged both a political and cultural alliance between the two cities.
Sir William Walworth (died 1385), Lord Mayor of London, came from a Durham family. He was apprenticed to John Lovekyn, a member of the Fishmongers Guild, and succeeded his master as alderman of Bridge ward in 1368, becoming sheriff in 1370 and lord mayor in 1374. He is said to have suppressed usury in the city during his term of office as mayor. His name frequently figures as advancing loans to Richard II of England.
Charles of Artois (1328 – 1385) was the son of Robert III of Artois and Jeanne of Valois. He was made Count of Longueville in 1356, but he gave it up to Bertrand du Guesclin in 1364 and became Count of Pézenas. In May 1360, he married Jeanne (d. March 1402), Lady of Baucay. They had one child: Louis (b. 1362), d. young He was at one time commander of a company of Gascons in Guyenne.
Wang Meng (王蒙, Wáng Méng) (c. 1308 – 1385) Chinese painter during the Yuan dynasty. He was born in Huzhou (湖州), now known as Wuxing (吴兴), Zhejiang. Zi: Shūmíng 叔明 Hao: Xiāngguāng Jūshì 香光居士 Wang Meng is considered to be one of the four great masters of the Yuan Dynasty, along with Huang Gongwang, Wu Zhen, and Ni Zan. They famously refused to serve the Mongolian rulers of their country.
Balša II or Balša Balšić (died September 18, 1385) was the Ruler of Shkodër and a member of the House of Balšić, which ruled Shkodra and Zeta from 1356 to 1435. Balša II was the youngest of three sons of Balša I. On January 13, 1378, he came to power in Zeta after the death of his older brother, Đurađ I. His power was felt only in region around Shkodra and in the eastern part of Zeta's coast.
William de Landallis († 1385) was a 14th century Bishop of St. Andrews. Like his predecessor, James Bane, he was a native of Aberdeenshire, serving as rector of Kinkell before being appointed by Pope Benedict XII as the successor of James at St. Andrews. The prior and the chapter of the see had actually chosen a man called William Bell, dean of diocese of Dunkeld, but William Bell resigned all rights deriving from the election to the Pope, who did not seek to re-appoint him.
Xu Da (徐達) (1332—1385) was a talented general who helped found the Ming Dynasty. Prior to being a good friend of the first Ming Emperor, Zhu Yuanzhang, he was also the father-in-law of the third Ming emperor, the Yongle Emperor. He joined the Red Turban rebels in 1353. He was put under Zhu Yuanzhang's command, and helped the future emperor put down various warlords.
Tanaide Ó Maolconaire was the Ollamh Síl Muireadaigh for an unknown number of years prior to his death in 1385. Tanaide Mor mac Dúinnín Ó Maolconaire, who died in 1310, was the only such Ollamh recorded in the annals for the 14th century prior to this. There must have being at least one (indeed many) Ollamh Síl Muireadaigh during the intervening years yet none are recorded.
Konstantinos Armenopoulos or Harmenopoulos (1320 – ca. 1385) was a Greek, Byzantine jurist who held the post of katholikos kritēs ("universal judge") of Thessalonica, one of the highest judicial offices in the Byzantine Empire. He is best known for his Hexabiblos (1344-45), a law book in six volumes in which he compiles a wide range of Byzantine legal sources. First printed 1540 in Paris, the Hexabiblos was widely adopted in the Balkans under the Ottoman Empire.
Al-Sultan Mohammed I Sri Sundhura Abaarana Mahaa Radhun was the Sultan of the Maldives from 1380 to 1385. He was the son of Kaeumani Kaulhanna Kilege and husband of his predecessor Raadhafathi. He ruled the country for 5 years until his death in 1385. He was succeeded by his daughter Dhaain.