1017 Canute I crowned King of England. He was also
King Canute II of Denmark and King Canute of Norway, and because of the empire
he built in Britain and Scandinavia, he is sometimes known as Canute the Great.
1066 Harold Godwinson (last Anglo-Saxon King of England) was crowned, most
likely in Westminster Abbey.
1367 King Richard II of England was born.
1540 King Henry VIII of England married Anne
of Cleves. The marriage lasted six months after which time Henry obtained a divorce
and married Catherine Howard.
1649 English Civil War: The Rump Parliament voted
to put Charles I on trial.
1661 English Restoration: The Fifth Monarchists
unsuccessfully tried to seize control of London.