Wednesday, April 8, 2015

History Trivia - Winchester Cathedral dedicated

April 8

217 Roman Emperor Caracalla was assassinated, and succeeded by his Praetorian Guard prefect, Marcus Opellius Macrinus.

1093 The new Winchester Cathedral was dedicated by Walkelin. 

1364 Charles V crowned King of France. He led France in recovery from the devastation of the first part of the Hundred Years' War.

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