On This Day

What Happened in November 1272

Historical Events


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Nov 20 Edward I proclaimed King of England after death of his father, Henry III. He would take two years to return to England from the Ninth Crusade.

King of England Edward I
King of England
Edward I
  • Nov 21 Following Henry III of England's death on November 16, his son Prince Edward becomes King of England.

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 16 Henry III, King of England (1216-72, Provisions of Oxford), dies at 65
  • Nov 19 David of Augsburg, Franciscan minister/author, dies