It happened today – this day in history – November 9

1492: Henry VII of England and Charles VIII of France sign the Peace of Etaples. 1520: King Christian II of

Read more

It happened today – this day in history – October 2

1187: Sultan Saladin captures Jerusalem from Crusaders. 1452: Richard III is born in Fotheringhay Castle, Northants. 1492: Henry VII invades

Read more

It happened today – this day in history – August 10

991: The English, led by Bryhtnoth, confront a band of inland-raiding Vikings near Maldon in Essex. 1497: Explorer John Cabot

Read more

It happened today – this day in history – June 17

1239: Birth of Edward I in London. 1462: Vlad Dracula III (the Impaler) attempts to assassinate Mehmed II, forcing him

Read more

It happened today – this day in history – June 16

1487: Henry VII beats John de la Pole & Lord Lovell at the Battle of Stoke Field – the last

Read more