April 28, 1603 - After an incredible reign, Elizabeth I's funeral took place at Westminster Abbey. She had died at the end of March at Richmond Palace. Her death was greeted by stunned disbelief - most of the English population had never known a monarch other than Elizabeth.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
This Day in History...
April 28, 1442 - Edward IV, future King of England, and son of Richard, Duke of York, was born. He became the first king of the House of York after defeating the Lancastrian Henry VI.