This Day in British History

Historical trivia, births, deaths, events, kings, queens, and all of the peculiar quirkiness that makes British history so much fun!

19 October, 1216

Death of King John

The unlamented John died at Newark, and was buried at Worcester Cathedral, the only king to lie there


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