Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-03

  • R.I.P. 1468 – Juan de Torquemada, Spanish Catholic cardinal #
  • 715 – The Battle of Compiègne: Fought during the Frankish Civil War, Ragenfrid defeats Theudoald #
  • 1331 – The Battle of Płowce: fought between the Kingdom of Poland and the Teutonic Order #
  • 1422 – The Teutonic Knights sign the Treaty of Melno with the Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania #
  • R.I.P. 1304 – John de Warenne, 7th Earl of Surrey, English soldier #
  • Happy Birthday 823 – Ermentrude of Orléans, consort of Charles the Bald #
  • R.I.P. 1249 – Count Raymond VII of Toulouse #
  • 935 – Saint Wenceslas is murdered by his brother, Boleslaus I of Bohemia #
  • R.I.P. 876 – Louis the German, King of Eastern Francia #
  • 1066 – William the Conqueror invades England: the Norman Conquest begins #
  • 1106 – The Battle of Tinchebrai: Henry I of England defeats his brother, Robert Curthose http://twitpic.com/2sp1pa #
  • 1448 – Christian I is crowned king of Denmark http://twitpic.com/2sp2rd #
  • 1322 – The Battle of Mühldorf: Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor defeats Frederick I of Austria http://twitpic.com/2sp2i7 #
  • R.I.P. 1104 – Pedro I, king of Aragon and Navarre #
  • R.I.P. 1197 – Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor #
  • Happy Bitrthday 1493 – Agnolo Firenzuola, Italian poet #
  • @kaye_jones @SingingPing @thehistoryguy Thanks for the RTs! #
  • 1227 – Pope Gregory IX excommunicates Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor for his failure to participate in the Crusades #
  • Happy Birthday 1328 – Joan 'The Fair Maid of Kent', wife of Edward, the Black Prince #
  • Happy Birthday 1240 – Margaret of England, Queen consort of Scotland #
  • 1364 – Battle of Auray: English forces defeat the French in Brittany; ending the Breton War of Succession during the Hundred Years' War #
  • R.I.P. 1364 – Charles I, Duke of Brittany; killed in the Battle of Auray http://twitpic.com/2sz44b #
  • Happy Birthday 1388 – Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Henry IV of England #
  • Is anyone planning on buying HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval? Any questions for the developers? http://bit.ly/90I7gL #
  • 1399 –-Henry IV is proclaimed King of England. http://twitpic.com/2t8ze4 #
  • Happy Birthday 1227 – Girolamo Masci the future Pope Nicholas IV http://twitpic.com/2t99h0 #
  • R.I.P. 653 – Saint Honorius, Archbishop of Canterbury #
  • R.I.P. 1101 – Anselm IV, Archbishop of Milan #
  • R.I.P. 1440 – Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician #
  • R.I.P. 1487 – John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland #
  • Decorating tips for the London Bridge… Add more heads of course! http://bit.ly/dmRgh1 @LameExcuseBooks #
  • @DJDiaper Putting the finishing touches on the podcast this weekend. It will be out Mon/Tues. Thanks for the patience in reply to DJDiaper #
  • 959 – Edgar the Peaceable becomes king of all England http://twitpic.com/2titxt #
  • Coffee…check, editing software…check, time to finalize the podcast #
  • R.I.P. 1189 – Gerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar is killed in the Siege of Acre #
  • Happy Birthday 1207 – King Henry III of England http://twitpic.com/2tiv41 #
  • R.I.P. 1040 – Alan III, Duke of Brittany; poisoned by Duke William of Normandy #
  • R.I.P. 1404 – Pope Boniface IX http://twitpic.com/2tiw2i #
  • R.I.P. 959 – King Eadwig of England #
  • @MedievalWorld Thanks for the #FF in reply to MedievalWorld #
  • Celtic music weekend at the Maryland Renaissance Festival, tune up the bagpipes and head over to Annapolis #
  • Final weekend of the Michigan Renaissance Festival, chocolate festival, juggling competition and vow renewals… #
  • Highland games this weekend at the Kansas Renaissance Festival, Caber toss, Stone Carry and Ax Throw. Get out and enjoy the games! #
  • Highland games this weekend at the Ohio Renaissance Festival too! Get out and enjoy the games, I hear the Buckeye toss is fantastic… #
  • Sail the High Seas for the final weekend of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival! A Pirate weekend, Pirate games and contests all weekend #
  • 1187 – Siege of Jerusalem: Saladin captures Jerusalem after 88 years of Crusader rule #
  • 1263 – The battle of Largs is fought between Norway and Scotland, the battle ended in a draw #
  • Happy Birthday 1452 – King Richard III of England http://twitpic.com/2tuaho #
  • R.I.P. 939 – Gilbert, Duke of Lorraine #
  • 1470 – Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan http://twitpic.com/2tubvj #

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