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 #
  • R.I.P. 1352 – Pope Clement VI http://twitpic.com/3djoi4 #
  • 1240 – Kiev falls to the Mongols led by Batu Khan during the Mongol invasion of Rus #
  • Happy Birthday 521 – Saint Columba, Irish Christian missionary to Scotland http://twitpic.com/3duiva #
  • Happy Birthday 903 – Abd Al-Rahman Al Sufi, Persian astronomer #
  • R.I.P. 983 – Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor #
  • R.I.P. 1254 – Pope Innocent IV #
  • R.I.P. 1279 – King Bolesław V 'the Chaste' of Poland #
  • R.I.P. 899 – Arnulf of Carinthia #
  • 1425 – The Catholic University of Leuven is founded #
  • R.I.P. 1165 – King Malcolm IV of Scotland #
  • @medievalist1 just loaded on the iPhone! Thanks for the tip. in reply to medievalist1 #
  • R.I.P. 1437 – Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor #
  • After looking at the weather conditions in Europe I realize why Dec is a slow month in Medieval history…no one wanted to go outside! #
  • I bet there are a lot of births in Sep/Oct! #
  • Book: 'Mouse Guard: The Black Axe' Medieval mice defend the realm against the weasel warlord! http://bit.ly/hfyRY6 #
  • Just sold some old books…I feel so dirty! #
  • Happy Birthday 1452 – Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer #
  • Thanks for the #FF @KedlestonDerby @ChaucerDaily #
  • I'ma get medieval on your arse #FF @KedlestonDerby @Medievalists @medievalist1 @Steven_Till @MedievalWorld @medievalissa @gotmedieval #
  • Great History #FF @tudortutor @ShireHistories @historyinanhour @thelonggallery @thehistoryguy @navalhistoryguy @EMhistblog @BBCHistoryMag #
  • Thanks for all the RTs and Mentions this week! #
  • Welcome to all the new followers this week. #
  • Just saw "Tangled", it was a huge hit with my 4 yr old daughter. She wanted to stay and watch it again! #
  • Thanks! RT @AaronLSpence: @MedievalArchive R.I.P Llywelyn the Last; Last native Prince of Wales. (1282) #history #ONTHISDAY #
  • Happy Birthday 1475 – Giovanni de' Medici; the future Pope Leo X #
  • R.I.P. 1241 – Ogedei Khan, Emperor of the Mongol Empire and 3rd son of Genghis Khan #
  • R.I.P. 1282 – Michael VIII Palaiologos, Greek Byzantine Emperor #

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