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August

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1589 Death of Henry III of France
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1553 Mary I entered London with Elizabeth after being proclaimed Queen
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1598 Death of William Cecil, Lord Burghley
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553 Edward VI buried at Westminster Abbey

1588 Elizabeth I made her Tilbury Speech to troops

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1551 John Dudley became a Gentleman of the Edward VI’s Privy Chamber
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1513 Battle of the Spurs
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1561 Mary Queen of Scots landed in Scotland
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1588 Special service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s for victory over the Spanish forces

1589 Marriage of James VI of Scotland and Anne of Denmark by proxy

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1553 Execution of John Dudley, Earl of Northumberland
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1485 Battle of Bosworth – Death of Richard III and accession of Henry VII

1552 Royal Progress by Edward VI to Christchurch in Hampshire

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1553 Catholic Mass sung at St Paul’s

1572 St Bartholomew’s Day Massacre

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1590 Death of Pope Sixtus V
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3 Responses to “August”

  1. stellamaria says:

    Just one remark – August 2 1589 Death of Henry III of France not Henry II :)

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  2. Claire says:

    Sorry about the typo.

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  3. Sheila Mott says:

    At Bosworth on 22nd August 1485 Brandon was killed. On the same day in 1545 Charles Brandon, Henry VIII’s friend, and grandson of the above, died.

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