Tuesday, February 24, 2015

History Trivia - King Aethelbehrt - first Christian king of England dies

February 24

 616 King Aethelbehrt of Kent died. Aethelbehrt was the first Christian king of England and was converted by St. Augustine of Canterbury.

786 Pepin the Short of Gaul died. His dominions were divided between his sons Charles (Charlemagne) and Carloman.

1303 The Scots defeated the English at the Battle of Roslin, the First War for Scottish Independence


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