Monday, November 2, 2015

History Trivia - Thomas Becket flees Britain

November 2

1164 Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury, left Britain because of a quarrel with King Henry II.  He fled to Flanders and stayed away from England for 6 years. 

1541 Henry VIII was informed that Katherine Howard was involved in two affairs before their marriage. 

1570 A tidal wave in the North Sea destroyed the sea walls from Holland to Jutland. More than 1,000 people were killed. 

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