Tag Archive: Twitter

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-12

Sorry for the late reply, but thanks to @bellicoseblkcat @daykim71 and @tudortutor for the #FF last friday! # Born toady in 1436, Regiomontanus, German mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, translator and instrument maker. # Died today in 1480, Vecchietta, Italian artist and architect # 1099 – The First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem begins # 1420 –…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-05

Tulum Mayan ruins: Temple of the Wind http://twitpic.com/54gg3s # Tulum Mayan ruins: Temple of the Descending God http://twitpic.com/54ggli # 1453 – The Fall of Constantinople: forces led by Sultan Mehmed II capture Constantinople ending the Byzantine Empire # R.I.P. 1453 – Constantine XI Dragasēs Palaiologos, the last reigning Byzantine Emperor; killed during the Fall of…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-29

853 – Sack of Damietta: the Byzantine navy attacked and destroyed the port city of Damietta on the Nile Delta in Egypt # 1377 – Pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe # 1455 – Wars of the Roses: First Battle of St Albans: Richard, Duke…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-22

1252 – Pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull "ad exstirpanda" authorizing the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition # R.I.P. 1381 – Eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron # R.I.P. 913 – Hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz # Think your life is choatic?!?! Check out the Anarchy! New Podcast is available http://darkag.es/MAP16 #…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-15

R.I.P. 1473 – John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician, Knight of the Bath # Spent the weekend cleaning and moving furniture…Happy Mother's day!! Now back to the Middle Ages!! # 1092 – Lincoln Cathedral is consecrated # R.I.P. 1315 – Hugh V, Duke of Burgundy # R.I.P. 1446 – Mary of Enghien, Queen…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-08

"He was as fresh as the month of May." ~Geoffrey Chaucer , Canterbury Tales # 1328 – Wars of Scottish Independence: Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton is ratified by the English Parliament at Northampton # The Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton stipulated three terms: 1) The Kingdom of Scotland as a fully independent nation # The Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-01

Happy Easter! # R.I.P. 1342 – Pope Benedict XII # Happy Birthday 1214 – King Louis IX of France # it is St. Louis, he is the only king of France that made Sainthood “@kimawhitaker: Is this "Saint Louis"?” # Happy Birthday 1284 – King Edward II of England # R.I.P. 1077 – Géza I,…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-24

1492 – Spain and Christopher Columbus sign the Capitulations of Santa Fe for his voyage to Asia to acquire spices # 1397 – Geoffrey Chaucer tells the Canterbury Tales for the first time at the court of Richard II # @thehistoryguy I thought he looked familiar…he did Cities of the Underworld on the History channel…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-17

837 – Halley's Comet and Earth experienced their closest approach to one another when their separating distance equaled 0.0342 AU 3.2M miles # Happy BIrthday 1374 – Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March # R.I.P. 1240 – Llywelyn the Great, King of Gwynedd # 1241 – The Battle of Muhi: Batu Khan and his Mongol…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-10

1043 – Edward the Confessor is crowned King of England # 1077 – The first Parliament of Friuli (NE Italy) is created # Happy Birthday 1367 – King Henry IV of England # R.I.P. 963 – William III 'the Towhead', Duke of Aquitaine # R.I.P. 1287 – Pope Honorius IV # The new podcast is…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-03

1329 – Pope John XXII issues his In Agro Dominico condemning some writings of Meister Eckhart as heretical # 1309 – Pope Clement V excommunicates the entire population of Venice # Happy Birthday 972 – Robert II 'the Pious' King of France # R.I.P. 1378 – Pope Gregory XI # R.I.P. 1482 – Mary of…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-27

@daykim71 @KedlestonDerby Thanks for the #FF Sorry for the late reply # 1413 – Henry V becomes King of England. # 1152 – Annulment of the marriage of King Louis VII of France and Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine # R.I.P. 1063 – Blessed Richeza of Lotharingia, wife of King Mieszko II of Poland # R.I.P….

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-20

1138 – Cardinal Gregorio Conti is elected Antipope as Victor IV # Happy Birthday 1372 – Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans, brother of Charles VI of France # R.I.P. 1271 – Henry of Almain, English crusader; murdered during mass # R.I.P. 1395 – John Barbour, Scottish poet # Ah, freedeom is a noble thing!…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-13

1454 -Thirteen Years' War: Prussian Confederation pledge allegiance to King Casimir IV of Poland who lends aid against the Teutonic Knights # Happy Birthday 1340 – John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster # R.I.P. 1252 – Saint Rose of Viterbo, Italian saint # Happy Birthday 1475 – Michelangelo, Italian artist and sculptor # "Pieta"…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-06

@jkhsquonk Had a slow, lazy weekend. Will be back at full speed tomorrow…whether I want to or not! in reply to jkhsquonk # Welcome to all the new followers this week. When you get a chance browse the website and download a podcast or two http://bit.ly/fFEymO # 870 – The Fourth Council of Constantinople ends…