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Events in History in 1194

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Feb 4 100,000 ransom is paid for Richard I, King of England

  • May 2 King Richard I of England gives Portsmouth its first Royal Charter
  • Jun 10 Major fire at Chartres Cathedral, France, leads to it rebuilt as the high point of French Gothic style
  • Jun 29 Sverre is crowned King of Norway.
  • Nov 20 Palermo, Sicily, is conquered by Emperor Henry VI
  • Dec 25 Holy Roman Emperor Henry VI crowned King of Sicily in Palermo Cathedral