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7th June 1520 – First Day of the Field of Cloth of Gold

On the 7th June 1520, Henry VIII and Francis I of France met between the English stronghold of Guînes and the French town of Ardres. Ardres was a piece of land referred to as the Field of Cloth of Gold. … Continue reading

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