Sunday, February 12, 2012

History Trivia

February 12, 881 Pope John VIII crowned Charles the Fat, the King of Italy, Holy Roman Emperor. Charles was the grandson of Charlemagne who suffered from epilepsy and other illnesses; he also paid the Vikings to keep them from pillaging his empire. 1554 Lady Jane Grey, the nine day queen of England, was executed at the age of 16.

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