1066, Edward the Confessor, King of England,
died. Edward was the son of Æthelred the Unready and Emma of Normandy, was one
of the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England and is usually regarded as the last
king of the House of Wessex, and ruled from 1042 to 1066.
1477 Charles the Bold
was killed at the Battle of Nancy at which time Burgundy became part of France.
1554 A great fire occurred in
1531 Pope Clemens VII forbade English king Henry VIII