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Events in History in October 1627

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Oct 2 Last Emperor of the Chinese Ming dynasty, Chongzhen, comes to the throne after death of his brother Emperor Tianqi

Chinese Emperor Chongzhen
Chinese Emperor
Chongzhen

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Oct 27 English invasion force under George Villiers assaults the French island of Île de Ré

Courtier and Statesman George Villiers
Courtier and Statesman
George Villiers