Duties of the mayor and its origins. The mayoralty of Wigan goes back to its first creation in 1246 AD, when Henry III granted the town its first royal charter; however, since 1974 the office of the mayor has been created by legislative statute of the Constitution of Wigan Council (Article 5, Section 1).
- General Assembly of the Wigan Council
- Mr. Mayor, or alternatively, Councillor
- Robert Matthew Lyons
- 1 year
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Isaurian War: Claudiopolis, ancient city of Cappadocia, is besieged and captured by the Romans. The Isaurians blockade the mountain passes, but John the Hunchback (John Gibbo) wins an overwhelming...
March – Battle for the Body of St. Patrick: The Uí Néill Dynasty fights over the body of Saint Patrick with the Airgialla Kingdom (according to the Annals of the Four Masters).February 25 – Odoacer surrenders Ravenna after a 3-year siege, and agrees to a mediated peace with Theodoric the Great. He steadily consolidates his rule and provides security for the local populat...Onoulphus, brother of Odoacer, is killed during the siege of Ravenna by archerswhile seeking refuge in a church.March 15 – Odoacer is invited to a banquet organised in order to celebrate the peace treaty. During the festivities, Odoacer is killed by Theodoric the Great. His body is skillfully sliced in half...Theodoric the Great allies with the Franks and marries Audofleda, sister of Clovis I. He also marries his own female relatives to princes or kings of the Burgundians, Vandals and Visigoths, establi...
Emperor Xiao Wen Di starts adopting a sinicization policy as well as various reforms. He marries Feng Qing, she becomes empress of the Northern WeiDynasty.
February 26 – Battle of Benevento: The army of Charles, Count of Anjou, defeats a combined German and Sicilian force led by King Manfred of Sicily. Manfred is killed in the battle, and Pope Clement...June 23 – War of Saint Sabas: In the Battle of Trapani, the Venetians defeat a larger Genoesefleet, capturing all its ships.July – Mary de Ferrers is ordered to surrender land and Liverpool Castle to Edmund, second son of Henry III.October – In England, the Second Barons' War winds down, as supporters of the slain rebel leader Simon de Montfort make an offer of peace to the king, in the Dictum of Kenilworth; after slight modi...Niccolo and Maffeo Polo, father and uncle of Marco Polo, reach Kublai Khan's capital Khanbaliq (now Beijing) in China, setting the stage for Marco's famous expedition 5 years later. Kublai Khan sen...The Mamluk sultan Baibars expands his domain, capturing the city of Byblos (in present-day Lebanon) and the important castle of Toron from the crusader states, and defeating the Armenians at Cilicia.Sang Sapurba and his younger brother Sang Ledhangwadja battled with Raidashir on top of Bukit Siguntang in Palembang. The brothers won and Sang Sapurba was proclaimed Maharaja.
In today's United States, a period of drought begins in the Four Corners Region (this period was up until a year 1299), putting end to the ancient PuebloansCivilization.
Wallachia was founded as a principality in the early 14th century by Basarab I, after a rebellion against Charles I of Hungary, although the first mention of the territory of Wallachia west of the river Olt dates to a charter given to the voivode Seneslau in 1246 by Béla IV of Hungary. In 1417, Wallachia was forced to accept the suzerainty of the Ottoman Empire; this lasted until the 19th century, albeit with brief periods of Russian occupation between 1768 and 1854. In 1859, Wallachia ...
The recorded history of Morocco begins with the Phoenician colonization of the Moroccan coast between the 8th and 6th centuries BCE, although the area was inhabited by indigenous Berbers for some two thousand years before that. In the 5th century BCE, the city-state of Carthage extended its hegemony over the coastal areas.
(Redirected from 1246 in literature) This article contains information about the literary events and publications of the 13th century . List of years in literature
AD 81 – Domitian becomes Emperor of the Roman Empire upon the death of his brother Titus.629 – Emperor Heraclius enters Constantinople in triumph after his victory over the Persian Empire.786 – "Night of the three Caliphs": Harun al-Rashid becomes the Abbasid caliph upon the death of his brother al-Hadi. Birth of Harun's son al-Ma'mun.919 – Battle of Islandbridge: High King Niall Glúndub is killed while leading an Irish coalition against the Vikings of Uí Ímair, led by King Sitric Cáech.208 – Diadumenian, Roman emperor (d. 218)768 – Al-Ma'mun, Abbasid caliph, 7th (d. 833)938 – Sahib ibn Abbad, Persian scholar and statesman (d. 995)953 – Guo Zongxun, Chinese emperor (d. 973)AD 23 – Drusus Julius Caesar, Roman son of Tiberius(b. 13 BC)258 – Cyprian, African bishop and saint (b. 200)407 – John Chrysostom, Byzantine archbishop and saint (b. 347)585 – Bidatsu, emperor of Japan (b. 538)Christian feast day:Engineer's Day (Romania)Hindi Day (Hindi-speaking states of India)Mobilized Servicemen Day (Ukraine)
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