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 This day in History - November 17
368 Historic Events for November 17
331

Flavius Claudius Julianus, [Julian the Apostate], emperor

Birth
375

Valentinianus I, co-emperor of E Roman Empire (336-75), dies at ñ54

Death
474

Leo II, Byzantine Emperor (474), dies

Death
594

Gregorius van Tours, Frankisch bishop of Tours, dies

Death
1093

Margaret, widow of Scottish king Malcolm III, dies

Death
1231

Elisabeth van Thringen, Hungarian princess, dies at about 24

Death
1278

680 Jews arrested (293 hanged) in England for counterfeiting coins

Event
1503

Il Bronzino, Florentine painter (Eleanor de Toledo and her Son)

Birth
1511

England and Spain sign anti-French covenant

Event
1512

Kempo Roeper, Frisian rebel, quartered

Death
1555

William of Orange becomes member of Council of State

Event
1558

Mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42

Death
1558

Elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary

Event
1558

Reginald Pole, English cardinal/scholar/"heretic", dies at 58

Death
1562

Antoine of Bourbon, duke of Vend“me/huguenot, dies in battle at 47

Death
1594

Johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health)

Birth
1608

Adolf, count of Nassau-Siegen, dies in battle at 22

Death
1648

Thomas Ford, composer, dies

Death
1690

No‰l-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist

Birth
1704

Salomeja Neris, [S Bacinskaite-Buciene], Latvian poet

Birth
1734

John Zenger, arrested for libel against NY col gov; later acquitted

Event
1747

Alain R Lesage, French author (Le diable boiteux), dies at 79

Death
1755

Louis XVIII, 1st post-revolutionary king of France (1814-24)

Birth
1768

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st duke of Newcastle, dies at 75

Death
1770

Gian Francesco de Majo, composer, dies at 38

Death