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 Today in History - 5/26

  • 961 German King Otto II crowned
  • 1328 William of Ockham forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII
  • 1521 Edict of Worms outlaws Martin Luther and his followers
  • 1538 Gen┼áve throws out Calvijn
  • 1596 England, France and Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain
  • 1637 1st battle of Pequot at New Haven Ct kills 500 indians
  • 1647 Massachusetts disallows priest access to colony