Historical Events for Year 1291
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May 10th - Scottish nobles recognize authority of English king Edward I
May 18th - Sultan of Egypt & his son take last Christian stronghold of Acre
Jun 17th - Acre last crusader stronghold reconquered and destroyed after 200 years of crusader control by the Mamluks under Sultan al-Ashraf Khalil
Jul 31st - Egyptian Mamelukken occupies Akko, crusaders driven out of Palestine
Aug 1st - Everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence)
Nov 28th - Eleanor of Castile, wife of King Edward I of England, dies in Northamptonshire. Crosses are erected where her body rests on the way to London.