Thursday, May 30, 2013

History Trivia - Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour

May 30

70 Siege of Jerusalem: Titus and his Roman legions breached the Second Wall of Jerusalem. The Jewish wars financed the construction of the Flavian Amphitheater,  which took ten years to build.

1381 English Boer uprising began in Essex.

1431 French heroine Joan of Arc was burned at the stake in Rouen by the English.

1536 King Henry VIII of England married Jane Seymour, a lady-in-waiting to his first two wives.

1593 Leading Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe was stabbed to death in a pub brawl in Deptford.

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