1461 – Edward IV crowned king of England
1491 – King Henry VIII was born
1519 – Charles V elected Holy Roman Emperor
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.
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.