Monday, June 3, 2013

History Trivia - Thomas Becket consecrated Archbishop of Canterbury

June 3

350 Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaimed himself Roman Emperor, entering Rome at the head of a group of gladiators.

1083 Henry IV of Germany stormed Rome, capturing St Peter's Cathedral.

1098 First Crusade: Antioch fell to the crusaders after an eight-month siege.

1162 Thomas À Becket consecrated Archbishop of Canterbury.

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