It happened today – this day in history – March 17

45BC: In his last victory, Julius Caesar defeats the Pompeian forces of Titus Labienus and Pompey the Younger in the

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It happened today – this day in history – January 25

1327: Edward III acceeds to the English throne after the abdication of Edward II. 1533: Henry VIII marries his second

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It happened today – this day in history – January 10

49BC: Julius Caesar defies the Roman Senate and crosses the Rubicon, signalling the start of civil war which would lead

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It happened today – this day in history – October 27

939: Edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England. 1644: Charles I defeats parliamentary armies at the Second Battle of

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It happened today – this day in history – September 10

1547: The English demand that Edward VI, aged 10, marry Mary, Queen of Scots (5). 1659: Birth of English composer

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It happened today – this day in history – September 8

1157: Birth of Richard I in Oxford. 1276: John XXI, the only Portuguese pope is elected. 1380: Moscow’s great monarch

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It happened today – this day in history – June 25

1483: Parliament declares Edward V as illegitimate based on his parent’s alleged bigamous marriage. 1646: Thomas Fairfax’s New Model Army

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It happened today – this day in history – January 25

1327: Edward III acceeds to the English throne after the abdication of Edward II. 1533: Henry VIII marries his second

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It happened today – this day in history – January 10

49BC: Julius Caesar defies the Roman Senate and crosses the Rubicon, signalling the start of civil war which would lead

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It happened today – this day in history – October 27

939: Edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England. 1644: Charles I defeats parliamentary armies at the Second Battle of

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