Saturday, June 29, 2013

History Trivia - Globe Theater in London destroyed by fire

June 29

512 a solar eclipse was recorded by a monastic chronicler in Ireland.

1194 Sverre was crowned King of Norway.

1509 Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII of England died.

1613 The Globe Theatre in London, England burned to the ground.

1644 Charles I of England defeated a Parliamentarian detachment at the Battle of Cropredy Bridge, the last battle won by an English King on English soil.

1 comment:

  1. Love these snippets of history, and thank you for sharing n x