13 October – On this Day in History…

Posted By on October 13, 2011

Claude of France

Claude of France by Corneille de Lyon

On this day in history, 13th October…

1499 – Birth of Queen Claude of France, wife of Francis I and eldest daughter of Louis XII of France and Anne of Brittany. Anne Boleyn served her in France.
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1534 – Alessandro Farnese becomes Pope Paul III

1549 – The Council abolishes Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset’s Protectorate and also his membership of the Council.