It happened today – this day in history – August 29

1261: Jacques Pantaleon is elected as Pope Urban IV. 1350: The English fleet under Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet

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It happened today – this day in history – August 26

1346: Edward III’s longbows defeat Philip VI of France’s army at the Battle of Crécy. Cannons are used for the

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It happened today – this day in history – June 21

1377: Death of Edward III aged 64. 1529: Catherine of Aragon speaks against her marriage’s annulment to Henry VIII at

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It happened today – this day in history – February 1

1327: Teenager Edward III is crowned king of England buut the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and

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It happened today – this day in history – January 26

1340: England’s Edward III is proclaimed king of France. 1531: An earthquake hits Lisbon, killing 30,000. 1564: The Council of

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It happened today – this day in history – January 24

41: Claudius becomes Roman Emperor on the assassination of his nephew Caligula by the Praetorian Guard. 1121: Henry I marries

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