Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-05

  • 1350 – Battle of Winchelsea/Les Espagnols sur Mer: The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships #
  • R.I.P. 886 – Basil I, Byzantine Emperor #
  • Happy Birthday 1334 – King Pedro of Castile #
  • R.I.P. 526 – Theodoric the Great #
  • R.I.P. 1483 – King Louis XI of France http://twitpic.com/2js8w3 #
  • 1056 – Byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill, dying a few days later without children to succeed the throne, ending the Macedonian dynasty #
  • R.I.P. 1422 – King Henry V of England #
  • 1422 – Henry VI becomes King of England at the age of 9 months #
  • R.I.P. 651 – Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary #
  • 1314 – King Håkon V Magnusson moves the capital of Norway from Bergen to Oslo #
  • 1355 – Tvrtko I of Bosnia writes in castro nostro Vizoka vocatum from old town Visoki #
  • R.I.P. 1067 – Baldwin V of Flanders #
  • R.I.P. 1159 – Pope Adrian IV http://twitpic.com/2kc82y #
  • R.I.P. 1414 – William de Ros, 7th Baron de Ros, Lord Treasurer of England #
  • R.I.P. 1031 – Saint Emeric of Hungary http://twitpic.com/2kmmbz #
  • All 8 episodes of 'The Pillars of the Earth' are available on Netflix instant streaming. #
  • 590 – Consecration of Pope Gregory the Great #
  • 1189 – Richard I "the Lionheart" of England is crowned at Westminster #
  • Happy Birthday 1499 – Diane de Poitiers, mistress of Henri II of France http://twitpic.com/2kyihv #
  • Medieval County Faire; Volunteer Park on Capitol Hill, Seattle WA Noon to 8pm, 04-05 Sep http://bit.ly/aT2zgs #
  • Magic Weekend at the Maryland Renaissance Festival; http://bit.ly/96RbBc #
  • Belly Dance Competition & Tattoo Contest, opening weekend at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival; http://bit.ly/djxhbX #
  • A Royal Wedding and Long Bow Competition at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival; http://bit.ly/dqsKZc #
  • Family & Friends Opening Weekend at the Ohio Renaissance Festival; http://bit.ly/bZSBtg #
  • Happy Birthday 1241 – Alexander III of Scotland #
  • 1454 – Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English politician http://twitpic.com/2ldgwg #
  • Happy Birthday 1383 – Count Amadeus VIII of Savoy http://twitpic.com/2ldho2 #
  • Happy Birthday 1454 – Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English politician http://twitpic.com/2ldicj #

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