It happened today -this day in history – May 16

1527: Florence becomes a republic. 1532: Sir Thomas More resigns as Lord Chancellor. 1568: Mary, Queen of Scots flees to

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It happened today – this day in history – May 15

1213: King John names Stephen Langton as Archbishop of Canterbury. 1248: Archbishop Konrad von Hochstaden lays the cornerstone for Cologne

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It happened today – this day in history – August 31

12AD: Birth of Caligula, third emperor of Rome. 1422: Henry VI becomes King of England at the age of nine

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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

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It happened today – this day in history – May 15

1213: King John names Stephen Langton as Archbishop of Canterbury. 1248: Archbishop Konrad von Hochstaden lays the cornerstone for Cologne

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It happened today – this day in history – April 27

1124: David I becomes king of Scots. 1296: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England at The Battle

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