Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-31

  • 1147 – After a 4 month siege the crusader knights led by Afonso Henriques, reconquered Lisbon #
  • 1260 – The Cathedral of Chartres is dedicated in the presence of King Louis IX of France http://twitpic.com/30b97r #
  • Happy Birthday 1378 – David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland #
  • 1360 – The Treaty of Brétigny is ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years' War #
  • Major battle from the middle ages today. Any guesses?? #
  • 1415 – Battle of Agincourt: The army of Henry V of England defeats the French #
  • KIA list of the Battle of Agincourt… #
  • R.I.P. 1415 – John I of Alençon; R.I.P. Antoine, Duke of Brabant; Killed in the Battle of Agincourt #
  • R.I.P. 1415 – Philip II, Count of Nevers; Killed in the Battle of Agincourt #
  • R.I.P. 1415 – Michael de la Pole, 3rd Earl of Suffolk; Killed in the Battle of Agincourt #
  • R.I.P. 1415 – Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York; Killed in the Battle of Agincourt #
  • R.I.P. 1415 – Charles d'Albret, Count of Dreux and Constable of France; Killed in the Battle of Agincourt #
  • R.I.P. 1415 – Frederick of Lorraine; Killed in the Battle of Agincourt #
  • R.I.P. 1154 – King Stephen of England; ending the period of 'Anarchy' in England http://bit.ly/bUQf5S #
  • Happy Birthday 1102 – William Clito, Count of Flanders #
  • R.I.P. 1047 – King Magnus I of Norway #
  • Happy Birthday 1330 – Louis II of Flanders #
  • @thehistoryguy COL Collins speech is excellent! For fiction I am a sucker for Braveheart's 'they may take our lives…' speech in reply to thehistoryguy #
  • R.I.P. 899 – Alfred the Great, King of Wessex #
  • R.I.P. 1235 – King Andrew II of Hungary #
  • Happy Birthday 1473 – Friedrich of Saxony #
  • 939 – Edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England. #
  • R.I.P. 1271 – Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, French crusader #
  • Happy Birthday 1401 – Catherine of Valois, queen of Henry V of England #
  • R.I.P. 312 – John II, Duke of Brabant #
  • 1275 –-Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam #
  • R.I.P. 1327 – Elizabeth de Burgh, queen of Robert I of Scotland #
  • Happy Birthday 1156 – Count Raymond VI of Toulouse #
  • R.I.P. 1312 – Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen #
  • R.I.P. 1412 – Margaret I of Denmark, wife of Haakon VI of Norway #
  • Thanks for the RTs this week @Chadwickauthor @FatimaDasNeves @begonyacayuela @TracyDavis @stgeorgeiscross @caroleharry @Whovian2711 #
  • More RTs Thanks! @CommonBanneret @jeongmin37 @rudloe087 @Knightof10 @thehistoryguy @infernoxv @Joan_the_Maid @althist @kaye_jones #
  • Even more RTs Thanks! @Jonessurname @DJDiaper @KnoxRobinsonPub @singingscholar @halomanuk @kds55 @ZJekely @KnoxRobinsonPub @KedlestonDerby #
  • Good History #FF @historyinanhour @thelonggallery @KedlestonDerby @Medievalists @ShireHistories @thehistoryguy @Heraldictimes #
  • More history #FF @LondonHistorian @lucyinglis @rachel_gibbons @BunrattyCastle @kaye_jones #
  • 969 – Byzantine troops occupy Antioch #
  • Happy Birthday 1017 – Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor #
  • 1390 – First trial for witchcraft in Paris; three people executed #
  • 1422 – Charles VII 'the Victorious' becomes King of France http://twitpic.com/31s118 #
  • R.I.P. 1038 – Aethelnoth, Archbishop of Canterbury #
  • R.I.P. 1268 – Conradin, the last legitimate male heir of the Holy Roman Emperors; executed by Charles I of Sicily #
  • R.I.P. 1138 – Bolesław III Krzywousty, Duke of Poland #
  • R.I.P. 1268 – Frederick I, Margrave of Baden; executed by Charles I of Sicily #
  • 1467 – Battle of Brustem: King Louis XI of France and Duke Charles the Bold capture and destroy the city of Liege #
  • Is Chillingham the most haunted castle in England? http://bit.ly/9LGwiy #
  • 1485 – Henry Tudor is crowned King Henry VII of England #
  • 1470 – Henry VI of England returns to the English throne after Earl of Warwick defeats the Yorkists in battle #
  • Happy Birthday 1218 – Emperor Chukyo of Japan #
  • 1270 – The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis end with an agreement between Charles I of Sicily and the sultan of Tunis #

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