This Day in History: 3 July

 

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William the Conquerer

Events:

1035William the Conqueror becomes the Duke of Normandy, reigns until 1087.

1557 – Mary and Philip set out for Dover for war with France

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Louis Xl

Birthdays:

1423 Louis XI, King of France (1461-83)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Maria de’ Medici

Deaths:

1642 Maria de’ Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69

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