354 Saint Augustine was born. He was
one of the earliest Christian theologians, and author of The City of God, and,
Confessions, two of the best-known religious writings of all time.
1002 Ethelred the Unready (Ethelred II) ordered the St Brice's
Day Massacre - the murder of all Danes in England.
1093, Malcolm III MacDuncan,
King of Scots, was killed while laying siege to Alnwick in an invasion of
England. He was succeeded by his brother
1553 English Lady Jane Grey and Bishop Cranmer
were accused of high treason.
1642 First English Civil War: Battle of Turnham
Green – the Royalist forces withdrew in the face of the Parliamentarian army
and failed to take London.