AT A GLANCE

1246 — Henry Raspe was elected anti-king by the Rhenish prelates in France. 1455 — King Henry VI was taken prisoner by the Yorkists at the Battle of St. Albans, during the War of the Roses. 1570 — Abraham Ortelius published the first modern atlas in Belgium. 1819 — The steamship Savannah became the first […]

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