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 Today in History - 5/23

  • 1059 Henri I crowns his son compassionate King Philip I of France
  • 1275 King Edward I of Engld orders cessation of persecution of French Jews
  • 1420 Jews of Syria and Austria expelled
  • 1421 Jews of Austria imprisoned and expelled
  • 1430 Joan of Arc is captured at Compiegne and sold to the British
  • 1493 King Charles VIII and Maximilian I of Austria signs Peace of Senlis
  • 1533 King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon marriage declared null and void