What Happened in June 1483

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jun 25 The House of Lords and Commons declares King Edward V of England as illegitimate based on his parent's alleged bigamous marriage

Historic Event

Jun 26 Duke of Gloucester succeeds as King Richard III of England after Parliament declared Edward V illegitimate


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Famous Deaths

  • Jun 25 Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers, English noble and writer (translated Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers, possibly 1st book printed in English), beheaded on orders of future Richard III (b. c. 1440)