Thursday, July 24, 2014

History Trivia - Mary, Queen of Scots, forced to abdicate

July 24

 1148 Louis VII of France laid siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade.

1411 Battle of Harlaw, Highland and Lowland Scots clashed at Red Harlaw, which was one of the bloodiest battles of Scottish history.

1487 Citizens of Leeuwarden, Netherlands held a strike against a ban on foreign beer.

1567 Mary, Queen of Scots, was forced to abdicate and was replaced by her one-year-old son James VI.
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