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Sinclair Dates: June 28.
In 1914: Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated, in Sarajevo, leading
to WW I.
In 1837: Victoria crowned,
Queen of Britain.
In 1700: Darien desertion news, Letter from New York informs the
Company of the desertion of the second Colony.
In 1644: Self-Denying Ordinance, stopped aristocrats, MPs and peers
from taking military command. The Ordinance led to the June 14, 1645
the Battle of Naseby, the debut of Cromwell's New Model Army where
11,200 Roundheads defeated 13,800 Cavaliers. The Royalist cavalry had
early supremacy but were distracted by the Parliamentary baggage
train. By the time they returned the battle was lost . . . along with
the King's infantry strength, his baggage, his private papers, his
artillery, and ultimately the throne of England.
In 1491: Henry VIII b., future King of England
In 1461: Edward IV,
King of England.
Tomorrow: June 30.
In 1375: Haakon removes Henry's administrators, King Haakon VI of
Norway removes Henry Sinclair's administrators of Orkney.
3. http://www.mids.org/ada/local/virtual/www.sinclair.mids.org/today/today.inc#Battle of Naseby
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