I became Roman Emperor.
590 Gregory I (The Great) became
Roman Catholic Pope.
870 The Fourth Council of Constantinople closed.
1066 Westminster Abbey opened.
1574 Two Englishmen and an Irishman were burnt
for heresy on the orders of the Holy Office of the Inquisition.
1638 The Scottish
National Covenant was signed in Edinburgh, which denounced the
attempts by Charles I to force the Scottish church to conform to English
practices, at the same time urging loyalty to the king.
1694 Queen Mary
II of England died after five years of joint rule with her husband, King