Tuesday, February 10, 2015

History Trivia - Robert the Bruce murders John Comyn

February 10

1306 Robert the Bruce murdered his leading political rival John Comyn in front of the high altar of Greyfriars Church in Dumfries and sparked revolution in the Scottish Wars of Independence.

1355 the St. Scholastica's Day riot broke out in Oxford, England, where 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals died.

1567 Lord Darnley, the second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, was murdered in Edinburgh.

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