On This Day in History for November 17

Events in History

  • 473 The future Zeno I is named associate emperor by Emperor Leo I
  • 1183 Battle of Mizushima: Japanese Taira clan defeat the Minamoto
  • 1278 680 Jews arrested (293 hanged) in England for counterfeiting coins
  • 1292 (O.S.) John Balliol becomes King of Scots
  • 1491 Anne of Brittany becomes engaged to King Charles VIII of France
  • 1511 England, Spain and the Holy Roman Empire sign anti-French covenant The Treaty of Westminster
  • 1555 William I of Orange becomes member of Council of State
  • 1558 Elizabeth I aged 25, ascends the English throne upon death of her half sister, Queen "Bloody" Mary
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