1500s / 16th century history on the 11th of June
1509 : Henry VIII of England married Catherine of Aragon, his first wife of all his 6 marriages.
1700s / 18th century history on the 11th of June
1770 : Captain James Cook the British explorer ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef, on the coast of Australia.
1776 : John Constable (RA) the English painter was born in East Bergholt, Suffolk, England (died in 1837 aged 60).Continue reading 11th JUNE ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY