Thursday, July 9, 2015

History Trivia - Hadrian enters Rome

July 9

 118 Hadrian, Rome's new emperor, made his entry into the city.

 1540 King Henry VIII of England annulled his marriage to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.

1553 La
dy Jane Grey was proclaimed queen of England in succession to Edward VI, who died three days earlier. Her reign lasted nine days since Mary Tudor (daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon) claimed the right of succession.


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