Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-17

  • Happy Birthday 1344 – Mary Plantagenet, English princess #
  • 732 – Battle of Tours: Near Poitiers, France, the leader of the Franks, Charles Martel and his men, defeat a large army of Moors. #
  • R.I.P. 732 – Abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi, Moorish Governor of Andalusia; Killed in the Battle of Tours #
  • 1471 – Battle of Brunkeberg: Sten Sture the Elder, with the help of farmers and miners, repels an attack by Christian I, King of Denmark. #
  • R.I.P. 1359 – King Hugh IV of Cyprus #
  • R.I.P. 1188 – Robert I of Dreux, son of Louis VI of France #
  • R.I.P. 1303 – Pope Boniface VIII #
  • R.I.P. 1347 – Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor #
  • PC crashing, software freezing, the podcast escaped into the wild and is running amok!! Welcome to 'The Anarchy' http://bit.ly/bUQf5S #
  • 1216 – King John of England loses his crown jewels in The Wash near Sutton Bridge #
  • R.I.P. 638 – Pope Honorius I #
  • 1398 – The Treaty of Salynas: peace between the Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas the Great and the Teutonic Knights #
  • R.I.P. 642 – Pope John IV #
  • 1492 – Christopher Columbus's expedition makes landfall in The Bahamas. Columbus believes he has reached South Asia #
  • R.I.P. 1320 – Michael IX Palaeologus; Byzantine Emperor #
  • 1307 – Hundreds of Knights Templar in France are simultaneously arrested by agents of Phillip the Fair and tortured into "admitting" heresy #
  • Happy Birthday 1244 – Jaques de Molay, 23rd and final Grand Master of the Knights Templar #
  • 1362 – The Chancellor of England for the first time opened Parliament with a speech in English #
  • R.I.P. 1093 – Robert I, Count of Flanders http://twitpic.com/2x5tp3 #
  • R.I.P. 1415 – Thomas FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel, English military leader #
  • Happy Birthday 1453 – Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales #
  • 1066 – Battle of Hastings: On Senlac Hill, 7 miles from Hastings, William the Conqueror defeats and kills King Harold II of England. #
  • @ShireHistories thanks for mentioning the podcast. in reply to ShireHistories #
  • Happy Birthday 1404 – Marie of Anjou, queen of France #
  • Happy Birthday 1257 – King Przemysl II of Poland http://twitpic.com/2xg7m4 #
  • R.I.P. 1318 – Edward Bruce, High King of Ireland #
  • 1322 – Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence #
  • R.I.P. 1066 – Harold Godwinson, King of England; killed in the Battle of Hastings #
  • New podcast: Fortress Friday is going supernatural for October…see what is haunting Dragsholm Castle http://bit.ly/b9dhFp #
  • R.I.P. 1326 – Walter de Stapledon, English bishop #
  • R.I.P. 1389 – Pope Urban VI #
  • R.I.P. 1080 – Rudolf of Rheinfeld, Duke of Swabia #
  • New Podcast: The haunting of Malahide Castle http://bit.ly/b7bKqL #
  • 1384 – Jadwiga is crowned King of Poland, although she is a woman #
  • Happy Birthday 1430 – King James II of Scotland #
  • R.I.P. 1355 – Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death #
  • Busy day winterizing the lawn and garden. Sorry for the late tweets. #
  • @ShireHistories @nickthorbs Thanks for the #FFs #
  • Thanks for the RTs @ShireHistories @ContempraINN @nickthorbs @KarenBice @scotsinamerica @ShakespeareIs @DaughterofLir @reneesales #

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