This Day in History: 28 June

1461 Edward IV crowned king of England










1491 – King Henry VIII was born










1519 – Charles V elected Holy Roman Emperor


Charles V c. 1520










1541 – Leonard Grey executed for high treason. Leonard Grey was the son of  Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset and grandson to Elizabeth Woodville, from her first marriage.

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Elizabeth Woodville










1716 George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, English general (b. 1665) dies.  He was the illegitmate son of Charles ll and Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland.

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1838 Coronation of Queen Victoria in Westminster Abbey, London

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