[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History June 11

Mon Jun 10 21:57:46 PDT 2002

1572 Ben Jonson England, playwright/poet (Volpone, Alchemist)

1216: Death of Henry, Emperor of Rumania supposedly poisoned by his wife
1292: Death of Roger Bacon
1488: Murder of James III, King of Scotland
1560: Death of Mary of Guise, widow of King James V of Scotland

Other Events:
1184 -BC- Greeks finally captured Troy
1186: The Glastonbury Abbey "Lady Chapel" is consecrated
1258: Provisions of Oxford reforms proposed by Parliament
1346: Charles IV of Luxembourg is elected Holy Roman Emperor in Germany.
1474: Louis XI, King of France, ratifies the "Perpetual Peace"
1488 Battle of Sauchieburn, Scotland
1496: Columbus returns to Spain
1509: Marriage of Henry VIII, King of England, to Catherine of Aragon
1514: Coronation of Christian II as King of Norway and Denmark
1517 Sir Thomas Pert reached Hudson Bay
1534: Revolt in Ireland of "Silken" Thomas Fitzgerald
1559: Tristan de Luna y Arellano sets sail for Florida
1578: Sir Humphrey Gilbert granted a charter to search for the Northwest

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