7 June 1520 – The First Day of the Field of Cloth of Gold

| June 7, 2013

7 June 1520 – The First Day of the Field of Cloth of Gold

7th June 1520 was the first day of a meeting between Henry VIII and Francis I of France, between the English stronghold of Guînes and the French town of Ardres, to solidify the Treaty of London. It lasted until 24th June. Although the meeting was supposed to be about politics and diplomacy, these two famous […]