Friday, June 14, 2013

History Trivia - Juan Borgia, son of Pope Alexander VI, murdered

June 14

1381 The Peasant's Revolt, led by Wat Tyler, climaxed when rebels plundered and burned the Tower of London, and killed the Archbishop of Canterbury.

1497 Giovanni (Juan) Borgia, favorite son of Pope Alexander VI, was murdered, allegedly by his brother Cesare or by his younger brother Gioffre.

1645 Oliver Cromwell routed the Royalists at the Battle of Naseby, giving parliament victory in the civil war.

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