1396 – Born on the 16th of October at Cotton, Suffolk. 1415 – He was seriously wounded during the siege of Harfleur, where his father was killed. Later that year his older brother Michael de la Pole, 3rd Earl of Suffolk was killed at the Battle of Agincourt, and William succeeded as 4th Earl. 1429 ..
Polish ruler. King of Poland 962-992 AD (first ruler of Piast..
1785 – Born on the 27th of March in Château de Versailles in Paris, France. 1785 – 1789 – Known as Louis-Charles, Duke of Normandy. 1789 – 1791 – Known as Louis-Charles, Dauphin of Viennois. 1791 – 1793 – Known as Louis-Charles, Prince Royal of France, was the son of King Louis XVI of ..
1901 – Leopold III of the Belgians, born on the 3rd of November in Brussels, Belgium. He reigned as King of the Belgians. 1919 – The Crown Prince Leopold was enrolled at St. Anthony Seminary in Santa Barbara, California. 1926 – He married Princess Astrid of Sweden who later became Queen Astrid of the Belgians. ..
1921 – Born on January 5th. His godfather was His Holiness Pope Benedict XV. His titles are His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, Duke of Nassau, Prince of Bourbon Parma. 1953 – He was married on April 9th to Princess Jósephine-Charlotte of Belgium (sister of King Baudouin of Belgium). – ..
1633 – James Stuart or King James II of England, born on the 14th of October at St. James’s Palace, London. He was the last Roman Catholic monarch to reign over the Kingdom of Scotland, Kingdom of England, King of Great Britain and Ireland, second surviving son of King Charles I and Henrietta Maria. Many ..
Hugh the Great was a Duke of the Franks and count of Paris. 936 – Hugh was in possession of nearly all the region between the Loire and the Seine. – He took a very active part in bringing Louis IV (d’Outremer) from the Kingdom of England. – Hugh married Hedwige of Saxony, a ..
1391 – Gloucester, Humphrey, duke of, English nobleman; youngest son of Henry IV and Mary de Bohun. He was well educated and had a great interest in humanist scholarship. 1414 – Accession of his eldest brother as Henry V, Humphrey was created, duke of Gloucester and earl of Cambridge. 1415 – Served in ..
1955 – Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, the head of state of Luxembourg was born at Betzdorf Castle in Luxembourg on the 16th of April. The eldest son of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg and Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte (née Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium). His maternal grandparents were King Leopold III and Queen Astrid of Belgium ..
1068 – He was born this year in Selby, Yorkshire in the north east of England. He was the fourth son of William the Conqueror and the first born in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. 1100 – He succeeded his elder brother William II as King of England. He reign on the ..