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Historical Events in June 1284

When The Bells Rang Out For FreedomWhen The Bells Rang Out For Freedom

Jun 5 Charles of Salerno is captured by Roger of Lauria during a naval battle in the Gulf of Naples, part of the Sicilian Vespers uprising

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An artist's impression of the start of the War of the Vespers
An artist's impression of the start of the War of the Vespers
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  • Jun 26 According to the L√ľneburg manuscript, a piper leads 130 children of Hamelin away