Tuesday, April 8, 2014

History Trivia - Winchester Cathedral dedicated by Walkelin

April 8

 217 Roman Emperor Caracalla was assassinated, and succeeded by his Praetorian Guard prefect, Marcus Opellius Macrinus.

1093 The new Winchester Cathedral was dedicated by Walkelin.

1341, Petrarch was crowned Poet Laureate in Rome.

1364 Charles V crowned King of France. He led France in recovery from the devastation of the first part of the Hundred Years' War.

 1378, Urban VI was elected Roman Catholic pope.
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