It happened today – this day in history – June 29

1377: The French stage a raid at Rye in East Sussex. 1509: Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII and paternal

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It happened today – this day in history – June 19

987: Louis IV is crowned king of France. 1306: The Earl of Pembroke’s army defeats Robert Bruce’s Scottish army at

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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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It happened today – this day in history – August 5

910: The last major Viking army to raid England is defeated at the Battle of Tettenhall by the allied forces

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