Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-29

  • 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field, Richard III is killed in battle ending the House of Plantagenet http://twitpic.com/2haj2k #
  • R.I.P. 1241 – Pope Gregory IX http://twitpic.com/2hc928 #
  • R.I.P. 1241 – Pope Gregory IX http://twitpic.com/2hd51f #
  • 1328 – Battle of Cassel: French troops stop an uprising of Flemish farmers http://twitpic.com/2hhvyy #
  • 1305 – William Wallace, Scottish patriot, is executed for high treason by Edward I of England http://twitpic.com/2hj613 #
  • Sitting down watch Pillars of the Earth episode 1 again #
  • @misspmj still slackin!! I need to watch episode 6. in reply to misspmj #
  • R.I.P. 1387 – King Olav IV of Norway #
  • 1200 – King John of England marries Isabella of Angouleme in Bordeaux Cathedral #
  • 1215 – Pope Innocent III declares Magna Carta invalid #
  • 1456 – The printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed #
  • Happy Birthday 1113 – Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou http://twitpic.com/2huxgt #
  • R.I.P. 1103 – King Magnus III of Norway #
  • Pillars of the Earth Episodes 1-6 available on Netflix instant streaming. #
  • 1248 – The Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht #
  • R.I.P. 1192 – Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy #
  • R.I.P. 1270 – King Louis IX of France http://twitpic.com/2i4icm #
  • R.I.P. 1482 – Margaret of Anjou, queen of Henry VI of England http://twitpic.com/2i5fw5 #
  • 1071 – Battle of Manzikert: The Seljuk Turks defeat the Byzantine Army at Manzikert #
  • 1346 – Battle of Crécy: the supremacy of the English longbow defeats the French combo of crossbow and armoured knights http://bit.ly/b2Jd7O #
  • 1498 – Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà http://twitpic.com/2ifn9j #
  • R.I.P. 1346 – Charles II of Alençon; Killed in the Battle of Crécy #
  • R.I.P. 1346 – Louis I of Flanders; Killed in the Battle of Crécy #
  • R.I.P. 1346 – Rudolph, Duke of Lorraine; Killed in the Battle of Crécy #
  • R.I.P. 1346 – John of Bohemia; Killed in the Battle of Crécy by the Black Prince http://bit.ly/b2Jd7O #
  • 1172 – Henry the Young King and Margaret of France are crowned as junior king and queen of England http://bit.ly/9sWa5f #
  • Happy Birthday 1471 – George, Duke of Saxony #
  • Research almost complete. Recording the new podcast starts Monday #
  • 1189 – Third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan #
  • R.I.P. 1341 – King Leo V of Armenia #
  • R.I.P. 1481 – King Afonso V of Portugal #

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