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 Today in History - 8/22

  • 565 St Columba reported seeing monster in Loch Ness
  • 1138 English defeated Scots at Cowton Moor Banners of various saints were carried into battle which led to being called Battle of the Standard
  • 1454 Jews are expelled from Brunn Moravia by order of King Ladislaus
  • 1485 Battle of Bosworth Field - Henry VII's forces defeat Richard III
  • 1543 Emperor Charles V's army occupies Duren
  • 1559 Spanish archbishop Bartholom‚ de Carranza arrested as heretic
  • 1572 Failed assassination on admiral De Coligny