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Charles III, Duke of Bourbon

1527

May 6

on Friday

Cellini shoots the Duke of Bourbon

Benvenuto Cellini kills Charles III, Duke of Bourbon during the Sack of Rome.

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The moon was in the first quarter that night.

1527

May 6

on Friday

In the Sack of Rome, Spanish and German troops led by the Duke of Bourbon sack Rome, forcing Pope Clement VII to make peace with Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, marking the end of the High Renaissance. The Pope grows a beard in mourning.

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The moon was in the first quarter that night.
Sunrise in Rome was at 5:52 AM and sunset was at 5:59 PM.
Sunrise in Spain was at 5:52 AM and sunset was at 5:59 PM.
Sunrise in Germany was at 5:52 AM and sunset was at 5:59 PM.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1527

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