September 16, 1387 - The future Henry V was born at Monmouth.
September 16, 1400 - Owen Glyndŵr was declared Prince of Wales by his supporters.
September 16, 1485 - The Yeoman of the Guard, the bodyguard of the English Crown (or the 'Beefeaters') - was established by Henry VII.
September 16, 1620 - The Mayflower began her journey to America from Southampton.
September 16, 1701 - James Stuart, the "Old Pretender," becomes the Jacobite claimant to the English throne.