Today in Tudor History...
18 September 1180 – Death of Louis VII of France
1344 –Birth of Marie of Valois, Duchess of Bar
1434 –Birth of Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress
1437 - Peasant uprising in Transsylvania
1454 - In the Battle of Chojnice, the Polish army is defeated by the Teutonic army during the Thirteen Years' War.
1501 – Birth of Henry Stafford, 10th Baron Stafford, eldest son of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Eleanor Percy, Duchess of Buckingham.His wife was Ursula Pole
1502 – Christopher Columbus lands at Honduras on his fourth, and final, voyage.
1535 – Birth of Henry Brandon,son of Charles Brandon the 1st Duke of Suffolk, and his fourth wife,Catherine Willoughby ,12th Baroness Willoughby de Eresby
1544 – Henry VIII rode triumphantly through the streets of Boulogne after the French surrendered, ending the Siege of Boulogne.
1544 - Charles V and François I concluded a treaty—the Peace of Crépy—which was signed by representatives of the monarchs at Crépy in Picardy
1556-Death of Edward Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon.He was at various times considered a possible match for the two daughters of his first cousin, Henry VIII, both of whom became queens regnant of England.
1559 – 1559 – Francis II and Mary Stuart are crowned king and queen of France. Mary also claims the throne of England