Queen Victoria's refusal to dismiss those of her attendants married to Whig politiciians precipitated a constitutional conflict called ...
Robert Peel hoped to force out Victoria's influential ladies of the bedchamber loyal to Lord Melbourne
Victoria eventually gave way and dismissed three of her ladies
17 October, 1346
Battle of Neville's Cross
Invading Scots under David II are defeated near Durham. David is captured, his nephew Robert the Steward becomes Regent of Scotland