April 21 – Henry VIII becomes King of England (for 38 years) on the death of his father, Henry VII.  April 27 – Pope Julius II places Venice under interdict and excommunication ,  for refusing to cede part of Romagna to papal control.
Succession to the British throne is determined by descent, sex (males born before 28 October 2011 precede their elder sisters in the line of succession), legitimacy, and religion. Under common law , the Crown is inherited by a sovereign's children or by a childless sovereign's nearest collateral line .
Charles II was born at St James's Palace on 29 May 1630. His parents were Charles I, who ruled the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland, and Henrietta Maria, the sister of the French king Louis XIII.
The House of Burke (Irish: de Búrca; Latinised to de Burca or de Burgo) is the Irish branch of the Anglo-Norman noble family known as de Burgh. The first of the family to come to Ireland was William de Burgh (c.1160-1206), an Anglo-Norman adventurer and knight who settled in Ireland in 1185 after arriving with Henry II of England .
1914 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1914th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 914th year of the 2nd millennium, the 14th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1914 ...
First-wave feminism was a period of feminist activity and thought that occurred during the 19th and early 20th century throughout the Western world. It focused on legal issues, primarily on securing women's right to vote .
1066: John Scotus, sacrificed to Radegast. Add comment November 10th, 2020 Headsman. On this date in 1066, John Scotus was sacrificed to the Slavic god Radegast. That’s Scotus not as in the Supreme Court of the United States, but as in Scotland: our man Johannes (English Wikipedia entry | German) was an Hibernian prelate, possibly previously the Bishop of Orkney and/or the Bishop of Glasgow ...
Dec 17, 2009 · Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Henry died at 6:36 a.m. Thursday. Henry was 26. Henry was rushed to the hospital Wednesday after being found on a residential road. Police said the dispute began at a home about a half-mile away, and Henry jumped into the bed of the pickup truck as his fiancee was driving away from the residence.
Neither my death nor the death of thousands like me will be remedy to this incurable pain and perhaps would even fuel this fire. Without a doubt, every death points to a new life. On this day.. 1919: Wesley Everest lynched during the Centralia Massacre - 2019; 1779: Robert Young - 2018; 1942: Ernst Schrämli, Swiss traitor - 2017
Virginia is one of the original states of the USA. It was established in 1776 during the War for Independence in North America (1775-83) in place of the British colony of the same name, which had been founded in 1607.