Wednesday, June 12, 2013

History Trivia - Peasants' revolt at Blackheath, England

June 12

28 Gaius Carrinas' triumphant procession through Rome.

1381 Peasants' Revolt in England, rebels arrived at Blackheath. Although the revolt did not succeed in its stated aims, it did succeed in showing the nobility what the peasants were capable of, which helped to form a radical tradition in British politics.

1429 Hundred Years' War: Joan of Arc led the French army in their capture of the city and the English commander, William de la Pole, First Duke of Suffolk in the second day of the Battle of Jargeau. 

 1519 Cosimo de Medici was born.

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