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. 1170 – Owain Gwynedd, "Owen the Great", King of Gwynedd #
  • R.I.P. 1290 – Eleanor of Castile, wife of Edward I of England #
  • 800 – Charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III #
  • Happy Birthday 1338 – Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England #
  • R.I.P. 1268 – Pope Clement IV #
  • R.I.P. 1314 – Philip IV 'the Fair' of France #
  • R.I.P. 1330 – Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March #
  • R.I.P. 1378 – Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor #
  • Happy Birthday 539 – Saint Gregory of Tours, French bishop and historian #
  • R.I.P. 1016 – Edmund II "Ironside" of England #
  • Happy Birthday 1340 – John, Duke of Berry, son of John II of France #
  • Happy Birthday 1364 – John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier #
  • Happy Birthday 1466 – Andrea Doria, Italian naval leader http://twitpic.com/3bipao #
  • Happy B irthday 1083 – Princess Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian; first Western female historian #
  • R.I.P. 1135 – Henry I of England, Let the Anarchy begin… http://twitpic.com/3bsa3t #
  • 1420 – Henry V of England enters Paris #
  • Happy Birthday 1081 – Louis VI 'the Fat' of France http://twitpic.com/3bsi1n #
  • R.I.P. 1241 – Isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor #
  • Happy Birthday 1083 – Princess Anna Comnena, Byzantine historian; first Western female historian #
  • Excellent use of a 3D 'Laser' – Medieval Cave Tunnels Revealed as Never Before http://bit.ly/hrLwvM #
  • Slow day in the Middle Ages today. Hard to believe in a 1000 year span nothing happened on 02 Dec… Must. Find. Something. #
  • R.I.P. 1381 – The Blessed John of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic #
  • R.I.P. 1463 – Archduke Albert VI of Austria #
  • R.I.P. 1469 – Piero di Cosimo de' Medici 'the Gouty', ruler of Florence #
  • Today is St Vivian feast day Thanks! RT @KedlestonDerby: read my religious life blog on http://www.kedleston.org.uk for feast day of St Vivian #
  • P.Medici's bad health earned him the nickname Il Gottoso, "The Gouty" It’s rumored he was so crippled at times he could only move his mouth #
  • R.I.P. 1154 – Pope Anastasius IV #
  • Another uneventful day in the Middle Ages. But check out RT @KedlestonDerby: St. Birinus' Day, Dec 3: http://wp.me/p19AKG-1t #
  • @KedlestonDerby Sure thing. And thankss for the #FF #
  • I have been a little behind, but Welcome to all the new followers #
  • Thanks for the RTs and mentions @KedlestonDerby @salonromance @nannykate1 @rudloe087 @EpsteinTravels @VicMcMartin @FatimaDasNeves #
  • And more thanks too @rootmtoot @thehistoryguy @singingscholar @tudortutor @Chick_Witch @Ron_Peck @rexfactorpod @sasaragor @oldnick103 #
  • @Mori_Irvine Somehow I missed this. I will be buying the DVD set. It is a fantastic mini-series. in reply to Mori_Irvine #
  • Only 2 weeks left for the Louisiana RenFest. Get down there for the Highland Fling; Pipe and Drum bands and a Best Knees contest, Slàinte! #
  • R.I.P. 749 – Saint John of Damascus http://twitpic.com/3cpapi #
  • R.I.P. 771 – Carloman, King of the Franks #
  • 771 – After the death of King Carloman I, his brother Charlemagne becomes King of the Frankish Kingdom #
  • 1110 – First Crusade: Crusaders sack the coastal city of Sidon #
  • R.I.P. 1214 – William I "the Lion" of Scotland #
  • R.I.P. 1075 – Archbishop of Cologne, Saint Anno II #
  • 1259 – King Louis IX of France and King Henry III of England agree to the Treaty of Paris #
  • R.I.P. 1270 – Theobald "the Young", King of Navarre #
  • R.I.P. 1334 – Pope John XXII #
  • R.I.P. 1459 – Adolf VIII, Duke of Southern Jutland #

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