Tag Archive: Twitter

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-25

@datadivajf Benedict refers to her as a saint. Maybe at some point he will make it official. in reply to datadivajf # Died today in 1180: Louis VII "The Younger", King of France # 1180 – Philip II Augustus becomes king of France # 1454 – Thirteen Years' War: Battle of Chojnice: the Polish army…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-18

Great day of filming in medieval Japan. The sword fights look amazing! I will post some pictures this week # 1213 – Albigensian Crusade: Battle of Muret: Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, defeats Peter II, King of Aragon # Battle of Muret: Peter II was unhorsed during a cavalry charge, cried out ‘I…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-11

Born today in 1241; Alexander III of Scotland # Born today in 1187; Louis VIII "the Lion", King of France # During the First Barons' War against King John of England the barons offered the throne to Prince Louis for his help in the rebellion # Louis captured Winchester and soon controlled over half of…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-04

1189 – Third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan # Died today in 1481; Afonso V "the African", King of Portugal # 1498 – Vasco da Gama decides to depart Calicut and return to Portugal # 1475 – The Treaty of Picquigny: Louis XI paid Edward IV to return…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-08-28

Born today in 1165; Philip II Augustus, King of France # Died today in 1153; Bernard of Clairvaux, French theologian # Bernard of Clairvaux was the primary builder of the reforming order of Cistercians # Bernard of Clairvaux was canonized Saint Bernard by Pope Alexander III on 18 January 1174 # Pope Pius VIII bestowed…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-08-21

Died today in 1167; Rainald of Dassel, Archbishop of Cologne # Died today in 1040; Duncan I "the Diseased", King of Scotland # Died today in 1433; John I "the Good", King of Portugal # Died today in 1464; Pope Pius II # 982 – Battle of Capo Colonna: Holy Roman Emperor Otto II is…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-08-14

936 – Coronation of Otto I "the Great", King of Germany in the Aachen Cathedral # Born today in 1282; Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, the eighth and youngest daughter of Edward I of England and Eleanor of Castile # Died today in 1106; Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor # 1420 – Construction of the dome…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-08-07

1423 – Hundred Years' War: Battle of Cravant: the French army is defeated at Cravant by the English led by Thomas Montacute # Battle of Cravant: When the French began to retreat their Scottish allies did not. The Scots lost over 3,000 men after the French retreat # 1451 – Jacques Cœur is arrested by…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-07-31

1148 – Second Crusade: Louis VII of France begins the siege of Damascus, the siege will last four days # 1411 – Battle of Harlaw; Alexander Stewart, Earl of Mar versus Donald of Islay, Lord of the Isles over claims to the Earldom of Ross # The Battle of Harlaw is remembered as one of…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-07-24

1203 – The Fourth Crusade: Crusaders capture Constantinople by assault, Byzantine emperor Alexius III Angelus flees the city into exile # 1453 – Hundred Years' War: Battle of Castillon: The French under Jean Bureau defeat the English under the Earl of Shrewsbury # Died today in 1453; John Talbot "Old Talbot", 1st Earl of Shrewsbury,…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-07-17

1212 – The Great Fire of Suthwark: A fire rages through London burning most of the city to the ground # The Guinness Book of Records states the number of people killed on the London Bridge was 3,000 during the fire of 1212 # 1460 – Battle of Northampton: Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-07-10

987 – Hugh Capet is crowned the king of France. # To those in the US, Happy Independence Day! To those in the UK, um, yeah, sorry about that whole revolution thing… # Born today in 1321 Joan of The Tower, Queen consort of King David II of Scotland # Died today in 1375 Charles…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-07-03

1284 – the legendary Pied Piper leads 130 children out of Hamelin, Germany http://twitpic.com/5gywae # @idiwa Yep, just another Saturday night! in reply to idiwa # Ahhhh! I just lost the last 30 minutes of the podcast! could be a long night… # 1461 – Edward IV is crowned King of England # Born today…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-26

At the Rockies game for Father's Day. Medieval tweets later tonight. http://twitpic.com/5dyfqk # @RateYourSeats section 325. Row 5 You can use the picture. in reply to RateYourSeats # My Father's Day card from the queen… http://twitpic.com/5e3rjd # 1306 – Battle of Methven: The Earl of Pembroke's army defeats Robert the Bruce's Scottish army # Died…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-19

1429 – 100 Yrs War Battle of Jargeau: Joan of Arc leads the French army as they capture Jargeau and William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk # Died today in 816 Pope (Saint) Leo III # The Who, Why and How of Twitter…interesting http://twitpic.com/5aw0wx # 1249 – Coronation of Alexander III as King…