This Day in History: 10 July

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Events on this Day:
1460 Wars of Roses: Richard of York defeats King Henry VI at Northampton
1520 King Charles V France & King Henry VIII of England sign treaty of Calais
1553 – Jane Grey declared queen of England
1746 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees in disguise to Isle of Skye
1452 King James III of Scotland (d. 1488)
1711 Princess Amelia Sophia of Great Britain (d. 1783)
1480King René I of Naples (b. 1410) last heir of house of Anjou
1559 Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies from injuries sustained from a jousting accident.
1584 William I “the Silent” [William of Orange], Earl of Nassau, is assassinated athis home in Delft, Holland, by Balthasar Gérard.


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