Monday, November 9, 2015

History Trivia - Peace of Etaples

Perkin Warbeck

November 9, 1492 - Peace of Etaples (northern France) between Henry VII and Charles VIII.  The treaty served to end an English invasion of France launched in order to stop France's support for the pretender Perkin Warbeck.  By this treaty, France agreed to expel Warbeck and pay England an indemnity of  159,000 British pounds.  The treaty was ratified in December.

1494 The de'Medici family were expelled from Florence.

1541 Queen Catherine Howard was confined in London Tower.

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