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    19 October1432 – Death of John de Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, English politician 

    1466 – The Thirteen Years' War ends with the Second Treaty of Thorn.

    1469 – Ferdinand II of Aragon marries Isabella I of Castile, a marriage that paves the way to the unification of Aragon and Castile into a single country, Spain.

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    1512 – Martin Luther becomes a doctor of theology (Doctor in Biblia).

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    1562 – Birth of George Abbot, English archbishop

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    20 October 1496 – Birth of Claude, Duke of Guise

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    1524 – Thomas Linacre, English physician and scholar

    1548 – The city of Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Our Lady of Peace) is founded by Alonso de Mendoza by appointment of the king of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V.

    1572 – Relief of Goes, Cristóbal de Mondragón with 3000 soldiers of the Spanish Tercios, release the siege of the city.



    21 october 1422 – Death of Charles VI of France

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    1449 – Birth of George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence,he was the third son of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, and the brother of English Kings Edward IV and Richard III. He played an important role in the dynastic struggle between rival factions of the Plantagenets known as the Wars of the Roses.On 11 July 1469, Clarence married Isabel Neville, elder daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick.In 1475 Clarence's wife Isabel gave birth to a son, Edward, later Earl of Warwick.George was "privately executed" at the Tower on 18 February 1478, and soon after the event, the rumour gained ground that he was drowned in a butt of Malmsey wine

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    1512 – Martin Luther joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg.

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    1520 – Ferdinand Magellan discovers a strait now known as Strait of Magellan.

    1520 – João Álvares Fagundes discovers the islands of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, bestowing them their original name of "Islands of the 11,000 Virgins".

    1527 –Birth of Louis I, Cardinal of Guise

    1532 – Henry VIII left Anne Boleyn in Calais to spend four days with Francis I

    1554 – Death of John Dudley, 2nd Earl of Warwick


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