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. 1075 – Edith of Wessex, wife of Edward the Confessor #
  • 1192 – Richard the Lion-Heart is captured and imprisoned by Leopold V, Duke of Austria while returning to England after the Third crusade. #
  • R.I.P. 860 – King Æthelbald of Wessex http://twitpic.com/3hu66t #
  • R.I.P. 910 – Alfonso III of Leon #
  • R.I.P. 1355 – SStephen Uroš IV 'the Mighty', King of Serbia, Tsar of the Serbs and Romans #
  • Awesome! RT @tudortutor: Winter solstice & lunar eclipse to collide at Newgrange 1st time since the Tudors were in power! http://ow.ly/3sjHN #
  • Happy Birthday 1118 – Thomas Becket, Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury #
  • 1140 – Conrad III, King of Germany, begins the Siege of Weinsberg #
  • R.I.P. 1295 – Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France #
  • Happy Birthday 1095 – Roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily #
  • R.I.P. 1100 – Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia #
  • @KedlestonDerby Thanks for the #FF Have a Merry Christmas! in reply to KedlestonDerby #
  • 1294 – Benedetto Caetani is elected Pope and takes the name Boniface VIII #
  • Returned from picking up *all* the in-laws from the airport. Seven more people and still no snow! #
  • Thanks to everyone for following this year!! #
  • Merry Christmas from the Medieval Archives!! #
  • @dairhnah I wish I could! And I'm sure you are sick of it already! It is 47°F today and will be over 50°F tomorrow! in reply to dairhnah #
  • Happy Birthday 1166 – King John of England #
  • @dairhnah We are dreaming of a white Christmas, but in reality it is going to be brown and green… in reply to dairhnah #
  • @HistoryNeedsYou That is great family history! Who would have thought both brothers would have been rubbish…must have been bad genes! in reply to HistoryNeedsYou #
  • R.I.P. 1257 – John I, Count of Hainaut #
  • 800 – Coronation of Charlemagne as Holy Roman Emperor #
  • 1066 – William the Conqueror is crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey #
  • Happy Birthday 1250 – John IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor #
  • Happy Birthday 1461 – Christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway #
  • 1000 – Stephen I of Hungary establishes the Kingdom of Hungary as a Christian kingdom #
  • R.I.P. 795 – Pope Adrian I #
  • R.I.P. 820 – Leo V 'the Armenian', Byzantine Emperor #
  • R.I.P. 1156 – Peter the Venerable, French Benedictine abbot of Cluny #
  • 1130 – Count Roger II of Sicily is crowned the first King of Sicily #
  • Signing off for the day. Merry Christmas to everyone! #

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