Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-07-11

  • Happy Birthday 1321 – Joan of The Tower, Queen consort of Scotland, wife of King David II of Scotland #
  • R.I.P. 1375 – Charles III of Alençon, French archbishop #
  • 1295 – Scotland and France form the Auld Alliance against England #
  • R.I.P. 1249 – King Alexander II of Scotland http://twitpic.com/22ycnw #
  • 1189 – Richard I "the Lionheart" is crowned King of England #
  • @HouseHistorian One of the best movies ever! in reply to HouseHistorian #
  • 1253 – Mindaugas is crowned King of Lithuania. #
  • R.I.P. 918 – William I, Duke of Aquitaine #
  • 1483 – Richard III is crowned King of England http://twitpic.com/231ce0 #
  • Happy Birthday 1207 – St. Elisabeth of Hungary http://twitpic.com/2383gc #
  • @Medievalists Congrats! Well deserved in reply to Medievalists #
  • R.I.P. 1307 – King Edward I 'the Longshanks' of England http://twitpic.com/238ulu #
  • @HouseHistorian Great job, keep up the good work! in reply to HouseHistorian #
  • R.I.P. 1304 – Pope Benedict XI http://twitpic.com/23aehq #
  • 1456 – A re-trial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death #
  • 1497 – Vasco da Gama sets sail on the first direct European voyage to India #
  • R.I.P. 975 – King Edgar of England http://twitpic.com/23i1et #
  • R.I.P. 1153 – Pope Eugene III http://twitpic.com/23jdo6 #
  • 1099 – During the First Crusade 15,000 starving Christian soldiers march around Jerusalem as the Muslim defenders look on #
  • R.I.P. 901 – Saint Grimbald #
  • R.I.P. 518 – Anastasius I, Byzantine Emperor #
  • Taking a break from the archives to catch a movie #
  • 1357 – Emperor Charles IV assists in laying the foundation stone of Charles Bridge in Prague #
  • R.I.P. 1228 – Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury #
  • R.I.P. 1386 – Leopold III, Duke of Austria #
  • Colorado RenFest "Wine Revelry" weekend. Go and join the grape stomp competition. And free wine samples! #
  • Sterling RenFest 'Childrens Weekend' All kids 12 and under are free! #
  • 460 – Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick defeats the Lancastrian forces and takes King Henry VI prisoner in the Battle of Northampton #
  • 988 – The city of Dublin is founded on the banks of the river Liffey #

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