Thursday, August 25, 2011
August 25,357 Julian Caesar defeated the Alamanni(alliance of German tribes) at Strousbourg in Gaul. 608 Boniface IV became Roman Catholic pope. 1270 King Louis IX of France (Saint Louis) died in northern Africa while leading the Eighth Crusade. 1346 Edward III of England defeated Philip VI's army at the Battle of Crecy in France.1549 Kett's Rebellion was a revolt in Norfolk, England during the reign of Edward VI. The rebellion was in response to the enclosure of land. It began in July 1549 but was eventually crushed by forces loyal to the English crown when the Earl of Warwick attacked and entered Norwich on August 25.