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Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 28th June

We start today’s posting with Spanish hating Gian Pietro Carafa or Pope Paul IV who was a mere laity in 1476. Continuing with the Catholic theme, six time married (before they frowned on divorce) and Pope disagreer, Tudor King Henry VIII of England decreed it was his time in 1491. 493 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 27th June

Today’s posting begins with King of France and Naples, Louis XII wasn’t a usurper in 1462. Continuing the ancient French royal theme, King Charles IX was feeling ruff in 1550. 552 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 26th June

Earliest official to be called President of Yale College, Thomas Clap starts today’s posting given he had a round of applause when delivered in 1703. Lesser known artist and poet brother to the Brontë sisters, Patrick Branwell Brontë started spouting incomprehensible sentences back in 1817. 462 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 25th June

Today’s births begin with Beatrice of England, not the rather funny looking daughter of Sarah ‘Toesucker’ Ferguson and Prince Andy, but daughter of Henry III of England and Eleanor of Provence, joined the house of Plantagenet in 1242. 598 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 24th June

We kick the births paragraph off with chief finger pointer and poster boy for the army in the First World War, Horatio Herbert Kitchener got his first medal in 1850. 508 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 23rd June

Please accept my sincere apologies for the non post today, this was due to my work commitments yesterday – I can assure you it will be business as usual tomorrow..!

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 22nd June

Today sees the births of, among others, person with a city, island and mountain named after him as George Vancouver started making a name for himself in 1757. 515 more words