Saturday, October 24, 2015

History Trivia - Treaty of Brétigny ratified at Calais

October 24

439 Carthage, the leading Roman city in North Africa, fell to Genseric and the Vandals. 

 1360 The Treaty of Brétigny was ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years' War. 

1537 Jane Seymour, the third wife of England's King Henry VIII, died after giving birth to Prince Edward.  Prince Edward became King Edward VI.

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