Tag Archive: Twitter

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-27

1472 – Orkney and Shetland are pledged by Norway to Scotland in lieu of a dowry for Margaret of Denmark # Happy Birthday 1358 – Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile # R.I.P. 1171 – Conan IV, Duke of Brittany # R.I.P. 1154 – Saint Wulfric of Haselbury # R.I.P. 1408 –…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-20

Happy Birthday 1457 – Mary of Burgundy, daughter of Charles the Bold and wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor # Happy Birthday 1480 – Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal # R.I.P. 858 – Kenneth I (Cináed mac Ailpín) First King of Scotland # R.I.P. 1130 – Pope Honorius II http://twitpic.com/3z8by4 # R.I.P. 1332 –…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-13

Happy Birthday 1452 – Blessed Joan, Princess of Portugal # Happy Birthday 1347 – Saint Dorothea of Montau # R.I.P 1378 – Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France # Over a foot of snow last night at Archive HQ!! Spent the morning shoveling and sledding! # R.I.P. 893 – Saint Photius I…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-06

R.I.P. 1240 – Pelagio Galvani, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano # R.I.P. 1384 – Louis II of Flanders # welcome to all the new followers this week. Swing by the website to see what medieval history is in the news. http://www.medievalarchvies.com # R.I.P. 1030 – William V, Duke of Aquitaine # its 11pm, -10° F and the…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-30

Happy Birthday 1350 – Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint # R.I.P. 1002 – Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor # R.I.P. 1423 – Margaret of Bavaria # Happy Birthday 1287 – Richard Aungerville, English bishop # R.I.P. 772 – Pope Stephen III http://twitpic.com/3swfcc # R.I.P. 1376 – Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-23

1412 -The Medici family is appointed official banker of the Papacy # Happy Birthday 1245 – Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England # 1362 – A storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German city of Rungholt on the island of Strand # R.I.P. 1387 – Elizabeth of Bosnia, Hungarian queen and…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-16

1431 – Investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government # 1349 – The Jewish population of Basel, Switzerland, believed by the residents to be the cause of the Plague, are rounded up and incinerated # 1072 – Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo # Happy…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-09

533 – Mercurius becomes Pope John II, the first pope to adopt a new name http://twitpic.com/3m8zse # 1492 – The Reconquista is complete as the emirate of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, surrenders # 1496 – Leonardo da Vinci unsuccessfully tests a flying machine # R.I.P. 1437 – Catherine of Valois, wife of…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-02

537 – The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey is completed # @Scotsjourney @Medievalists @MedievalMss it should work,here is a photo of an 8.5×11" sheet of white paper taken in low light on iPhone 3G in reply to Scotsjourney # @Scotsjourney @Medievalists @MedievalMss Ok, here is the photo… res is 1200×1600 i can email it if…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-26

1154 – Henry II of England is crowned at Westminster Abbey # R.I.P. 1370 – Pope Urban V http://twitpic.com/3hassn # 1490 – Anne, Duchess of Brittany, is married to Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor by proxy # R.I.P. 1327 – Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy, youngest daughter of Louis IX of France # R.I.P….

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-19

1408 – The King Sigismund of Hungary, creates The Order of the Dragon a monarchical chivalric order # Happy Birthday 1298 – Albert II of Austria # Happy Birthday 1418 – Albert VI of Austria # RT @AntiquiTweet: 627: Battle of Nineveh: during Byzantine-Sassanid War of 602-628. Byzantines won, temporarily extending their border # 1294…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-12

1082 – Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona is assassinated by his twin brother # 1060 – Béla I is crowned king of Hungary # Happy Birthday 1421 – King Henry VI of England http://twitpic.com/3djnst # R.I.P. 1185 – King Afonso I of Portugal http://twitpic.com/3djo6x # Happy Birthday 1285 – King Ferdinand IV of Castile…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-05

1095 – Council of Clermont, Final day: Bishop Adhemar of Le Puy and Count Raymond IV of Toulouse to lead the First Crusade # Happy Birthday 1118 – Manuel I Komnenos, Byzantine Emperor # R.I.P. 741 – Pope Gregory III # Happy Birthday 1489 – Margaret Tudor, wife of James IV of Scotland # R.I.P….

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-28

Happy Birthday 1495 – John Bale, English churchman # R.I.P. 1361 – Philip I, Duke of Burgundy, died of the plague # 845 – The Battle of Ballon: King Charles the Bald is defeated by The first King of all Brittany, Nominoe # R.I.P. 950 – King Lothair II of Italy # Happy Birthday 1458…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-21

@singingscholar good catch. That will teach me to twitter after noon without coffee! # R.I.P. 1359 – Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica, Saint http://twitpic.com/36z79r # 1315 – Battle of Morgarten: Leopold I is ambushed and defeated by a Swiss Confederation force # Leaving the dentist/medieval torturer. Don't all gums bleed after being poked with sharp…