Historical Events for Year 1040
Events 1 - 3 of 3
May 21st - King Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency
Jul 10th - Lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes
Aug 15th - King Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scots.