Saturday, February 1, 2014

History Trivia - Elizabeth I of England signs the Warrant of Execution for Mary Queen of Scots

February 1

 772 Adrian I was elected pope. During one of the longest pontificates in history, he forged a strong bond with Charlemagne and presided over the Second Council at Nicea where twenty-two canons relating to points of discipline was established.

1327 Edward III was crowned King of England, but the country was ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer.

1587 Elizabeth I of England signed the Warrant of Execution for Mary (Queen of Scots).

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