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This fleet was sent by Philip of Spain in an attempt to invade England



14 August, 1040

Macbeth kills King Duncan

Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scots, and takes the throne. The event was later sensationalised in the play by Shakespeare as a truly dreadful deed, but in truth a lot of rulers were murdered in those turbulent times!

This king was the son of Richard, Duke of York, and a leader of the Yorkist cause in the Wars of the Roses



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