Saturday, May 22, 2010

History Trivia

May 22, 1246 Henry Raspe was elected anti-king by the Rhenish prelates in France. In 1455 King Henry VI was taken prisoner by the Yorkists at the Battle of St. Albans, during the War of the Roses and in 1570 Abraham Ortelius published the first modern atlas in Belgium. Also in 1859 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (the creator of "Sherlock Holmes," ) was born.

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