Pilgrimage of Grace 1536 – 1537

This timeline is a chronology of the main events of the protest against religious changes and the closure of the monasteries known as the Pilgrimage of Grace. 1534 (Summer) The small order of Friars Observant in London was closed and their seven houses acquired by the crown. Father Forrest from the Greenwich Friars Observant was sent … Read more Pilgrimage of Grace 1536 – 1537

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin 1870 – 1924

Born – 22nd April 1870 Died – 21st January 1924 Father – Ilya Nikolayevich Ulyanov (1831 – 1886) Mother – Maria Alexandrovna Blank (1835 – 1916) Spouse – m. 1898 – Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869 – 1939) Children – None See Also: Tsarist Russia 1870 (22nd April) Vladimir Lenin was born Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov to Ilya … Read more Vladimir Ilyich Lenin 1870 – 1924

The Jacobite Movement 1668 – 1788

This timeline details the main events of The Jacobite Movement – the cause of the supporters of the Catholic heirs of King James II from 1668 to 1788 to reclaim the British throne following the Glorious Revolution 1668 (around) Prince James, brother to Charles II and heir to the throne, converted to Catholicism. His conversion … Read more The Jacobite Movement 1668 – 1788

Aethelwold of Wessex 869 – 902

Born – not known Died – 13th December 902 Royal House – Wessex Father – King Aethelred I (847 – 871) Mother – Wulfthryth d. 902 Spouse – Unmarried Children – No children 869 (around) Aethelwold of Wessex, was born to King Aethelred I of Wessex and his wife, Wulfthryth. He was the couple’s second … Read more Aethelwold of Wessex 869 – 902

King Richard III of England 1452 – 1485

Richard IIIFather – Richard Duke of York
Mother – Cecily Neville
Spouse – Anne Neville
Children – Edward
King of England – 1483 – 1485
Predecessor – Edward V – 1483
Successor – Henry VII – 1485 – 1509

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King Henry II (Plantagenet) of England 1133 – 1189

King Henry IIFather – Geoffrey of Anjou
Mother – Empress Matilda
Spouse – Eleanor of Aquitaine
Children – William, Henry, Matilda, Richard, Eleanor, Geoffrey, Joan, John
King of England – 1154 – 1189
Predecessor – Stephen
Successor – Richard I

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King Henry IV (Bolingbroke) of England 1367 – 1413

Born – 3rd April 1367 Died – 20th March 1413 Father – John of Gaunt (1340 – 1399) Mother – Blanche of Lancaster (1342 – 1368) Spouse – m. 1380 – Mary de Bohun (1368 – 1394); m.1403 – Joan of Navarre (1370 – 1437) Children – by Mary de Bohun – Edward (1382), King … Read more King Henry IV (Bolingbroke) of England 1367 – 1413