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Women in History: March 29th

Events 1461 - Queen Margaret of Anjou is defeated at the Battle of Towton by young Edward of York, who is then crowned King Edward IV. After facing defeat, Margaret escaped into Wales and then Scotland. 1867 - Queen Victoria of England establishes the Dominion of Canada after giving her Royal Assent to the British… Continue reading Women in History: March 29th

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Women in History: March 23rd

Events 1568 - The Peace of Longjumeau (also known as the Treaty of Longjumeau) was signed by Catherine de' Medici and her son, Charles IX of France. This was an important moment in the French Wars of Religion, granting the Huguenots religious privileges and freedoms. Born on this day in... 1430 - Margaret of Anjou,… Continue reading Women in History: March 23rd