Friday, June 17, 2011
June 17, 1194 Richard I (the Lionheart) was crowned again. After having been held captive in Australia for two years by Emperor Henry VI, Richard felt it was necessary to demonstrate his sovereignty over England,and had a second coronation. Less than one month later, he left the country for Normandy, never to return. 1239 Edward I was born. 1497 Cornish Rebellion - Battle of Deptford Bridge – forces under King Henry VII defeated troops led by Michael An Gof.