This Day in History: 23 June

1433 – Francis II, Duke of Brittany (d. 1488) born on this day

1509 – Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon leave the Tower of London for their coronation at Westminster Abbey

1532 – Henry Vlll of England & Francois I of France sign secret treaty against Emperor Charles V

Charles V, 1533, by Titian. Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain

Charles V, 1533, by Titian.










1661 – Marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal










1703 – Maria Leszczyńska, queen of Louis XV of France (d. 1768) born on this day

Maria Leszczyńska

Maria Leszczyńska










1894 – Edward VIII, King of Great Brit/N-Ireland/emperor of India (1936) born on this day

Edward Vlll

Edward Vlll

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