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1086 Oath of Salisbury

1202 Battle of Mirabeau

1265 Younger Simon attacked at Kenilworth

1415 Plot to overthrow the King

1450 Somerset arrives in London

1100 William II (Rufus) is killed while hunting

1133 Eclipse

1274 Edward arrives home

1189 Richard returns to England

1460 James II accidentally killed

1492 Columbus sets sail

1553 Mary arrives in London

1133 Earthquake

1265 Battle of Evesham

1100 Henry I succeeds

1171 Henry II returns to England

1497 Cabot returns from voyage

1485 Henry arrives in England

1548 Mary Stuart leaves for France

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1171 Henry of Blois, Bishop of Winchester, dies

1503 Marriage of James IV and Margaret

1318 Treaty of Leake

1103 Strong winds damage crops

1519 Magellan leaves Seville

1089 Earthquake

1415 Henry sails for France

1099 Battle of Ascalon

1332 Battle of Dupplin Moor

1336 Exports of Wool Stopped

1450 Fall of Cherbourg to the French

1231 Simon de Montfort takes possession of his land

1277 Vale Royal Abbey foundation stone laid

1548 Queen Mary arrives in France

1040 Duncan is killed by Macbeth

1337 Robert III is born at Scone

1561 Mary Stuart leaves France

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1416 Harfleur rescued

1461 Louis XI crowned King of France


1261 Henry appoints new ministers

1415 English fleets lands in Normandy

1513 Battle of the Spurs and fall of Therouanne

1153 Stephen's son Eustace dies


1274 Edward I crowned at Westminster

1153 Death of Bernard of Clairvaux

1548 Mary stays at Morlaix


1165 Birth of Philip Augustus


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1138 Battle of 'the Standard'

1485 Battle of Bosworth



1358 Death of Queen Isabella


1200 John marries Isabella of Angouleme

1215 The Magna Carta is annulled

1217 Battle off Sandwich

1482 Death of Margaret of Anjou

1346 Battle of Crecy


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1189 John marries

1483 Death of Louis XI

1422 Henry V dies

1498 Columbus lands at Santo Domingo

    
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Other events occurring in August

910 Battle of Tettenhall
996 Capet Dies and Robert II becomes King of France
1057 Macbeth is killed and Lulach becomes king
1096 The People's Crusades cross the Bosporus
1100 William buried at Winchester
1122 Venetians besiege Corfu
1167 Dermot returns to Ireland
1170 Ireland attacked by Earl of Pembroke
1172 The Young King is crowned
1174 Siege of Rouen
1175 Joan travels to Sicily
1207 The Pope threatens an Interdict
1209 John prepares to invade Scotland
1244 Jerusalem falls.
1277 Reconstruction of Rhuddlan Castle begun
1282 Feudal levy gather at Rhuddlan
1289 Edward returns to England
1296 The First Interregnum
1297 Confirmation of the Charters
1297 Edward sails for Flanders
1297 Louis IX is canonised
1300 The Pope Intervenes
1305 Wallace executed
1311 Ordinances
1315 Birth of John of Eltham
1318 Hugh Despenser is made Chamberlain
1321 The Despensers are banished
1322 Edward advances into Scotland
1337 Edward rescues Stirling Castle
1346 Edward III crosses the Seine
1347 Calais captured by the English
1350 Edward III attacks the Spanish fleet
1369 Queen Philippa dies
1370 The French reclaim Limoges
1399 Richard is captured
1400 Henry invades Scotland
1400 Glendower's revolt starts
1403 Earl of Northumberland surrenders
1453 The King's health suffers
1461 Edward on a royal tour
1469 Woodville family members executed
1475 Peace treaty signed
1476 Columbus and the pirates
1483 Richard goes on tour
1484  Innocent VIII becomes Pope
1498 The Gulf of Paria
1498 Columbus finds a continent
1500 Francisco de Bobadilla
1502 Columbus explores the mainland coast
1514 Louis XII marries Princess Mary
1514 English - French peace treaty
1542 Battle of Haddon Rig
1580 Katla Volcano Eruption
1625 Plague