Tuesday, November 24, 2015

History Trivia - Thames freezes

November 24

1434 Thames River froze from London Bridge to Gravesend; the frost lasted from November 24th to February 10th. 

1542 at the Battle of Solway Moss:  The English army defeated the Scots. The English force of approximately 3,000 was far outnumbered by an army of at least 10,000 Scots, but in-fighting among the invaders helped the English commander, Wharton, rout his foes in this surprising victory

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