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    1389 – Birth of John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford, English son of Henry IV of England

     

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    1540 – Anne of Cleves complained to her brother’s ambassador, Karl Harst, about Henry VIII’s attraction to Katherine Howard.

     

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    1557 - Paul IV named William Peto to replace Reginald Pole in England, but Mary I refused to allow Pole to return to Rome or Peto to become legate

     

     

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    1560 – Death of Francis Hastings, 2nd Earl of Huntingdon, at Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

     

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    Alabaster tomb of Francis Hastings, 2nd Earl of Huntingdon in St Helen's Church, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

     

    1565 – Margaret Douglas sent to the Tower of London by Elizabeth I after the announcement of the betrothal of Mary, Queen of Scots and Lord Darnley, Margaret’s son.

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    1585 - Death of Henry Percy, 8th Earl of Northumberland

     

     

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