Wednesday, July 2, 2014

History Trivia - Valentinian III, Emperor of Rome crowned at the age of 6.

July 2, 419

Valentinian III, Emperor of Rome, 425-455 AD,  was crowned at the age of 6.

862 St. Swithun, Bishop of Winchester and royal counselor to Kings Egbert and Aethelwulf, died.

963 The imperial army proclaimed Nicephorus Phocas Emperor of the Romans on the plains outside Cappadocian Caesarea.

1489 Thomas Cranmer, leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and, for a short time, Mary I, was born.

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