Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-10

  • 1283 – Dafydd ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd in Wales, becomes the first person executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered #
  • R.I.P. 1226 – Saint Francis of Assisi http://twitpic.com/2u6sce #
  • R.I.P. 1369 – Margarete Maultasch, Countess of Tyrol http://twitpic.com/2u6tng #
  • @jkhsquonk @reneesales @KarenBice @thehistoryguy @PrimitiveMethod Thanks for the RTs today! #
  • 35 new followers today! Welcome one and all! #
  • 1209 – Otto of Brunswick is crowned Holy Roman Emperor Otto IV, by Pope Innocent III #
  • Happy Birthday 1160 – Alys, Countess of the Vexin, daughter of Louis VII of France #
  • R.I.P. 1221 – William III Talvas, Count of Ponthieu #
  • Happy Birthday 1276 – Margaret of Brabant, Queen of Germany #
  • 1227 – Assassination of Caliph al-Adil #
  • Happy Birthday 1289 – King Louis X of France #
  • Happy Birthday 1379 – King Henry III of Castile #
  • 610 – Coronation of Byzantine Emperor Heraclius #
  • 869 – The Fourth Council of Constantinople is convened and deposed Patriarch Photius of Constantinople #
  • 1143 – King Alfonso VII of Leon recognizes Portugal as a Kingdom #
  • Happy Birthday 1338 – Alexios III, Emperor of Trebizond #
  • R.I.P. 578 – Justin II, Byzantine Emperor #
  • R.I.P. 1056 – Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor http://yfrog.com/61olxgj #
  • R.I.P. 1214 – King Alfonso VIII of Castile #
  • R.I.P. 1285 – King Philip III of France #
  • R.I.P. 869 – Ermentrude of Orléans, consort of Charles the Bald #
  • R.I.P. 877 – Charles the Bald #
  • @nannykate1 Ermentrude married Charles the Bald, Holy Roman Empire in 842. There is some debate whether he was truly bald or not. in reply to nannykate1 #
  • @nannykate1 Charles the Bold was Duke of Burgundy in the late 1400s. He married 3 different times. Great question as my typing is suspect! in reply to nannykate1 #
  • Happy Birthday 1289 – King Wenceslaus III of Bohemia #
  • R.I.P. 1101 – Saint Bruno of Cologne, German founder of the Carthusian order http://twitpic.com/2v14k3 #
  • Happy Birthday 1459 – Martin Behaim, German navigator and geographer #
  • R.I.P. 1014 – Samuil of Bulgaria #
  • Happy Birthday 1471 – King Frederick I of Denmark and Norway http://twitpic.com/2vb3aq #
  • R.I.P. 929 – Charles III 'the Simple', King of France #
  • R.I.P. 1368 – Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England #
  • 1075 – Dmitar Zvonimir is crowned King of Croatia #
  • 1200 – Isabella of Angoulême is crowned Queen consort of England #
  • R.I.P. 976 – Jelena of Zadar, Croatian queeen #
  • R.I.P. 1286 – John I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany http://twitpic.com/2vlf0t #
  • 768 – Carloman I and Charlemagne are crowned Kings of The Franks #
  • 1238 – James I of Aragon conquers Valencia and founds the Kingdom of Valencia #
  • Happy Birthday 1201 – Robert de Sorbon, French theologian and founder of the Sorbonne #
  • Happy Birthday 1328 – King Peter I of Cyprus #
  • R.I.P. 1047 – Pope Clement II #
  • Thanks to @nakedapecomms I am going to have a great night fighting the 100 years war!! http://twitpic.com/2w3n9n #
  • R.I.P. 1390 – King John I of Castile #
  • 1264 – The Kingdom of Castile conquers the city of Jerez that was under Muslim occupation since 711 #
  • R.I.P. 1273 – Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany #
  • Happy Birthday 1261 – King Dinis of Portugal http://twitpic.com/2vvkhu #

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