What Happened in 1471

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Historical Events

  • Apr 11 Wars of the Roses: King Edward IV of England conquers London from Henry VI
  • Apr 14 Wars of the Roses: Battle of Barnet - Yorkists defeat the Lancastrians and kill the Earl of Warwick
  • May 4 Wars of the Roses: Battle of Tewkesbury - final battle between Lancaster and York sees the Prince of Wales, Edward of Westminster killed and King Edward IV restored to his crown thus extinguishing the Lancastrian of Plantagenet line
  • May 21 King Edward IV enters London
  • Oct 10 Battle of Brunkeberg: Swedish regent Sten Sture defeats forces led by Danish King Christian I

Famous People Born in 1471

  • Feb 15 Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1503)
  • May 21 Albrecht Durer, Nornberg Germany, Renaissance painter/print maker
  • Jul 15 Eskender, Emperor of Ethiopia (d. 1494)
  • Aug 27 George the Bearded, Meissen, Germany, Duke of Saxony (1500-39) (d. 1539)
  • Sep 7 Frederik I, king of Denmark/Norway (1523-33)
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Famous Deaths

  • Jan 18 Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (b. 1419)
  • Feb 21 John of Rokycan, Czech Catholic archbishop
  • Mar 12 Dionysius the Carthusian/van Rijkel, Dutch scholastic theologist, dies
  • Mar 22 George van Podiebrad, king of Bohemia (1458-71), dies
  • Mar 24 Thomas Malory, author (Le Morte d'Arthur), dies at 55
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