“Cogito ergo sum. (I think, therefore I am.)” – René Descartes
Happy birthday to Edward the Black Prince!
Born on this day (15 June) in 1330, he was in line to become King Edward IV, but illness eventually led to him predeceasing his father King Edward III, and the throne went to his son Richard. It was the first time that the throne of England went from grandfather to grandson (the second time was when George III inherited from George II several centuries later).
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