218 Julia Maesa, aunt of the assassinated Caracalla, was
banished to her home in Syria by the self-proclaimed emperor Macrinus and
declared her 14-year old grandson Elagabalus, emperor of Rome.
1152 Eleanor of
Aquitaine married Henry Anjou, handing the future king of England most of
1204 Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders was crowned as the first Emperor of
the Latin Empire.
1527 The Florentines drove out the Medici for a second time
and Florence re-established itself as a republic.
1532 Sir Thomas More resigned
as Lord Chancellor of England.
1568 Mary, Queen of Scots, fled to England.