On This Day in History for November 27

Events in History

  • 1095 Pope Urban II preaches the west to wrestle control of the Holy land from the Seljuk Turks at the Council of Clermont, triggering the First Crusade
  • 1237 Battle of Cortenuova: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II defeats the Second Lombard League
  • 1295 English King Edward I calls what later became known as "The Model Parliament" extending the authorities of its representatives
  • 1382 Battle of Westrozebeke/Roosebeke. French army defeats the Flemish army. Flemish leader Philip Van Artevelde killed and corpse displayed
  • 1493 Christopher Columbus returns to La Navidad colony, finding it destroyed by the 1st native American uprising against Spanish rule. Taíno cacique Caonabo led his people to attack the settlement after the brutal treatment they received from the garrison who disobeyed Columbus's orders.
  • 1495 Scottish king James IV receives Perkin Warbeck, pretender to the English trone
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