Sunday, September 27, 2015

History Trivia - William the Conqueror sets sail to England

September 2

 489  Odoacer (first Germanic king of Italy) attacked Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths at the Battle of Verona, and was defeated again. 

 1066 William the Conqueror, with a Norman army of 5,000 men, set sail from France for England, to claim the English throne. 

1540 Pope Paul III approved the first outline of the organization of the Jesuit Society, drafted by St. Ignatius of Loyola, the order's founder. 

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