Tuesday, September 29, 2015

History Trivia - King Richard II of England abdicates

September 29

1399 King Richard II of England abdicated; he was succeeded by his cousin Henry Bolingbroke (Henry IV). Richard was initially imprisoned and later died from uncertain causes.

 1364 Battle of Auray: English forces defeated the French in Brittany; ending the Breton War of Succession between the Houses of Blois and Montfort. 

1547 Miguel de Cervantes, Creator of Don Quixote, was born. 

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