Friday, October 16, 2015

History Trivia - Queen Marie Antoinette beheaded

October 16

1551 Edward Seymour Duke of Somerset and Lord Protector of England during the minority reign of Edward VI was re-arrested. He was executed for felony in January 1552 after scheming to overthrow John Dudley's (Earl of Warwick) regime. 

 1793 Queen Marie Antoinette was beheaded during the French Revolution.

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