This Day in History: 7 July


Anna of Austria


1528 – Anna of Austria, Duchess of Bavaria, daughter of Ferdinand I (d. 1590)
1586 – Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel, English statesman (d. 1646)






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Edward l

1304 – Benedict XI, [Niccolo Boccasini], Pope (1303-04), dies.
1307 – Death of Edward I at Burgh-by-Sands, near Carlisle, buried at Westminster Abbey. He was 68 years old.
1537 – Death of Madeleine de Valois, first wife of James V of Scotland, buried at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh. James’ second wife, Marie de Guise – mother to Mary, Queen of Scots.
1572 – Sigismund II August, last Jagellonen king of Poland, dies at 51
1701 – William Stoughton, American judge at the Salem witch trials (b. 1631)

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