250 Fabian who was created pope in 236, was
martyred under the persecution of Decius.
1265 The first English parliament was
held by Simon de Montfort in the Palace of Westminister (Houses of
Parliament)and was attended by elected burgesses and knights.
1327 Edward II of
England was deposed by his eldest son, Edward III.
1356 Edward Balliol
abdicated as King of Scotland.
1523 Christian II was forced to abdicate as King
of Denmark and Norway.
1649 Charles I of England went on trial for treason and other