On This Day

Historical Events in October 1216

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Oct 12 King John of England loses his crown jewels in The Wash as the flood tide swamps his wagons, probably near Fosdyke, perhaps near Sutton Bridge

King of England King John
King of England
King John
  • Oct 19 King John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry