Thursday, December 24, 2015

History Trivia - Thomas Wolsey appointed English Lord Chancellor

December 24

563 The Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople was dedicated for the second time after being destroyed by earthquakes.

1167 King John I of England was born. The youngest son of King Henry II, John lacked the trust of his barons and was maneuvered into signing the Magna Carta.

1515 Thomas Wolsey was appointed English Lord Chancellor.

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