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1491

November

Perkin Warbeck begins a campaign to take the English throne with a landing in Ireland.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1491

1491

December 21

on Monday

1 month, 20 days later

Truce of Coldstream secures a 5-year peace between Scotland and England.

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The moon was waning gibbous that night.
Sunrise in England was at 5:55 AM and sunset was at 6:02 PM.
Sunrise in Scotland was at 5:55 AM and sunset was at 6:02 PM.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1491

1499

November 23

on Thursday

7 years, 11 months, 9 days later

Perkin Warbeck, pretender to the throne of England, is hanged for reportedly attempting to escape from the Tower of London.

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The moon was waning gibbous that night.
Sunrise in England was at 5:43 AM and sunset was at 5:50 PM.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1499

1510

10 years, 1 month, 11 days later

Pietro Torrigiano is commissioned in England to create the tomb monument of Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII.

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Pietro Torrigiano (1472-1528), aged 38: sculptor

1511

November 17

on Friday

1 year, 10 months, 20 days later

England joins the Holy League of Pope Julius II and is soon followed by the emperor and by Switzerland.

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The moon was waning crescent that night.
Sunrise in England was at 5:41 AM and sunset was at 5:49 PM.

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Pope Julius II (1443-1513), aged 68: pope; cardinal

1522

June 19

on Monday

10 years, 7 months, 7 days later

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor visits King Henry VIII of England and signs the Treaty of Windsor pledging a joint invasion of France, bringing England into the Italian War of 1521–1526.

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The moon was waning crescent that night.
Sunrise in France was at 5:56 AM and sunset was at 6:03 PM.
Sunrise in England was at 5:56 AM and sunset was at 6:03 PM.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1522

1522

July

12 days later

The English army attacks Brittany and Picardy from Calais, burning and looting the countryside.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1522

1528

5 years, 6 months, 5 days later

Bubonic plague breaks out in England.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1528

1860

332 years, 2 months, 21 days later

Frederic Leighton moves to London.

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1864

4 years, 1 day later

Frederic Leighton purchases a plot of land near Holland Park and begins work on his house.

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1874

10 years, 3 days later

When Lord Leighton took over the Royal Academy it was a tumultuous period as they had been evicted from their former residence in Trafalgar Square and they were moving into their new one in London. The old Royal Academy was in the process of becoming the one we know today.

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