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14/10/1066
The armies of William the Conqueror defeat the Saxon army and kill King Harold II of England
03/09/1189
King Richard I is crowned in Westminster following the death of King Henry II.
15/06/1215
King John puts his seal to the Magna Carta at Runnymede granting more freedom to the English barons.
06/01/1367
King Richard II of England is born
22/06/1377
King Richard II becomes King of England at the age of 10 following the death of King Edward III.
25/10/1400
English writer Geoffrey Chaucer dies in London
16/10/1430
King James I of Scotland is born
06/07/1483
King Richard III is crowned King of England.
22/08/1485
King Richard III is killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field ending the War of the Roses.
28/06/1491
King Henry VIII is born in Greenwich Palace, London.
22/04/1509
King Henry VIII is crowned King of England following the death of King Henry VII
11/06/1509
King Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon.
23/05/1533
The marriage between King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon is declared null and void.
11/07/1533
Pope Clement VII excommunicates King Henry VIII.
07/09/1533
Queen Elizabeth I is born in Greenwich.

 

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