This Day in History: 30 June

1286 – John de Warenne, 8th Earl of Surrey, English politician (d. 1347) born

1470 Charles VIII, King of France born. For more info on Charles Vlll, go to: The History Learning Site

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Charles Vlll, King of France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1541 – Henry VIII and Catherine Howard Set off on their Progress to the North

Read more: Anne Boleyn Files

1548 Emperor Charles V orders Catholics to become Lutherans. Say what!? For a little Wikipedia info on it, click Peace of Augsburg.

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Charles V by Titian, 1548

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1559 King Henry II of France is seriously injured in a jousting match against Gabriel de Montgomery. On 10 July he died from his injuries.  For more info on this subject: History Today

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King Henry ll of France

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Gabriel de Montgomery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1598 King Philip II moves to Escorial palace

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1670 Henrietta Anne Stuart, Princess of England, Scotland, and Ireland (b. 1644) dies

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1688 Whig Lords questions prince William (III) of Orange on Protestantism

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1758 Seven Years’ War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place.

 

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