October 1216 in history

October 1216 events chronologically

Oct 12 John, King of England loses his crown jewels in The Wash, probably near Fosdyke, perhaps near Sutton Bridge
Oct 19 King John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry

Died in October 1216

Oct 19 John King of England King of England from 6 April 1199 until his death in 1216. Following the battle of Bouvines, John lost the duchy of Normandy to King Philip II of France, which resulted in the collapse of most of the Angevin Empire and contributed to the subsequent growth in power of the Capetian dynasty during the 13th century. The baronial revolt at the end of John's reign led to the sealing of the Magna Carta, a document sometimes considered to be an early step in the evolution of the constitution of the United Kingdom