1189 Richard I of England (the Lionhearted) was crowned King at Westminster.
1346 Edward III of England began the siege of Calais, along the coast of
1650 Third English Civil War: in the Battle of Dunbar, English
Parliamentarian forces lead by Oliver Cromwell defeated an army loyal to King
Charles II of England and lead by David Leslie, Lord Newark.
1651 Third English
Civil War: Battle of Worcester – Charles II of England was defeated in the last
main battle of the war.