Monday, October 12, 2015

History Trivia - England's King John loses crown jewels

October 12

1216 King John of England lost the crown jewels in The Wash, possibly near Fosdyke or near Sutton Bridge. 

1428 the Siege of Orleans began which lasted until Joan of Arc persuaded King Charles VII of France to send an army to relieve the city in April.

 1459 Battle at Ludford Bridge- Richard of York defeated. 

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