Today in History for Year 1216
Events 1 - 4 of 4
May 21st - French crown prince Louis enters England
Oct 12th - King John of England loses his crown jewels in The Wash, probably near Fosdyke, perhaps near Sutton Bridge
Oct 19th - King John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry.
Dec 22nd - Pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus"
Deaths 1 - 3 of 3
Jun 11th - Henry of Flanders, Emperor of the Latin Empire
Jul 16th - Innocent III [Lotario de' Conti di Segni], Italian Pope (1198-1216), dies at 54 or 55
Oct 19th - King John of England (1199-1216), agreed to the Magna Carta, dies at 49