It happened today – this day in history – February 17

1461: Wars of the Roses: Second Battle of St Albans – Lancastrian army defeats Yorkists and recaptures King Henry VI

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It happened today – this day in history – January 7

1536: Catherine of Aragon dies aged 50. 1558: Calais, the last English possession in France, is retaken by the French.

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It happened today – this day in history – February 17

1461: Wars of the Roses: Second Battle of St Albans – Lancastrian army defeats Yorkists and recaptures King Henry VI

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It happened today – this day in history – January 7

1536:Catherine of Aragon dies aged 50. 1558: Calais, the last English possession in France, is retaken by the French. 1566:

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