Friday, April 11, 2014

History Trivia - Llywelyn ap Iorweth, Prince of Gwynedd, dies

April 11

146 Lucius Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome 193-211, was born.

491 Flavius Anastasius became Byzantine Emperor, with the name of Anastasius I.

1240 Llywelyn ap Iorweth, Prince of Gwynedd, died. Llywelyn the Great managed to unite most of Wales under his control, but most of his reign was marked by conflict with King John of England, whose illegitimate daughter Joan was Llywelyn's wife.

1471 King Edward IV of England conquered London from Henry VI.

1689 William III and Mary II were crowned as joint sovereigns of Britain.
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