July

1 July 2017

The Middleham Standard will fly at Middleham Castle to celebrate the Middleham Festival on the first Saturday of the month.

2 July 2017

The Middleham Standard will fly at Middleham Castle to celebrate the Middleham Festival on the first Sunday of the month.

3 July 1468

Margaret of York marries Charles, Duke of Burgundy, in Damme

4 July 1471

Richard is made Chief Steward of the Duchy of Lancaster in the north

4 July 1475

Richard is part of the army which invades France

4 July 1478

Richard issues the statutes for his new college at Middleham

5 6 July 1483

Richard III and Anne Neville's coronation in Westminster Abbey.

The Middleham Standard will fly at Middleham Castle every 6 July to commemorate the coronation.

7 July 1447

William Plantagenet born at Fotheringhay, one of Richard's brothers

8 9 July 1966

Presentation of vellum to Dean and Chapter of York Minster by Richard III Society

10 July 1460

Battle of Northampton

11 July 1469

George of Clarence and Isobel Neville marry in Calais

12 July 1472

Anne and Richard married in Westminster Abbey

13 14 July 1471

Edward IV grants Richard Middleham and Warwick's other forfeited estates in the north

15 16 17 July 1453

John Talbot Earl of Shrewsbury killed

18 19 20 July 1455

Ursula Plantagenet born at Fotheringhay. One of Richard's sisters

20 July 1474

George and Richard agree the division of the Warwick estates

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22 23 24 25 26 July 1469

Battle of Edgecote. Warwick imprisons King Edward IV

27 28 July 1474

Northumberland accepts the lordship of Richard, who promises not to interfere in his affairs

29 July 1483

Richard stays at Minster Lovell, the home of Francis Viscount Lovell

30 31 July 1485

Publication by William Caxton of first printed edition of Le Morte D'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory

July 1465

Henry VI becomes a prisoner in the Tower of London

July 1470

Richard helps suppress Lord FitzHugh's rebellion in the north

21 - 30 July 1476

Richard is chief mourner at the reinterment of his father and brother in Fotheringhay Church

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