Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-23

  • 1412 -The Medici family is appointed official banker of the Papacy #
  • Happy Birthday 1245 – Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England #
  • 1362 – A storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German city of Rungholt on the island of Strand #
  • R.I.P. 1387 – Elizabeth of Bosnia, Hungarian queen and regent #
  • Happy Birthday 1501 – Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England #
  • R.I.P. 1400 – John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician #
  • 1377 – Pope Gregory XI moves the Papacy back to Rome from Avignon #
  • R.I.P. 1369 – King Peter I of Cyprus; assassinated by his own knights #
  • Happy Birthday 1463 – Friedrich III, Elector of Saxony #
  • New podcast is out! Review/recap of the Pillars of the Earth Episode 1
    http://bit.ly/gSXBVf #
  • Fell asleep in a meeting today. Jerked awake, kicked the table, spilled my coffee… Great start! #
  • Desktop a little bland? Add some medieval flair with these wallpapers and icon packs http://bit.ly/g5evm0 #
  • @Chadwickauthor I agree the books are fantastic. Being on HBO the books won't have to be changed, which should make the series great too! in reply to Chadwickauthor #
  • @sirthopas you're welcome. If I find more I will pass them along in reply to sirthopas #
  • Medieval Fight Book airs tonight at 2000 EST on National Geographic channel. http://on.natgeo.com/gDjLOH#tab-Photos/0 #
  • R.I.P. 1425 – Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician #
  • @thehistoryguy Franklin Pierce, Brig General in the Mexican-American War in reply to thehistoryguy #
  • Off to tour Kindergartens for the little one… What? Tour kindergartens? This should be fun… Will tweet between juice boxes #
  • 1419 – Hundred Years' War: Rouen surrenders to Henry V of England completing his reconquest of Normandy #
  • R.I.P. 639 – Dagobert I, King of the Franks #
  • @daveg53 @lucyinglis @TeresaFrohock @bellicoseblkcat @rockdrigofm Thanks for the RTs today #
  • 1265 – The English parliament conducts its first meeting held by Simon de Montfort in the Palace of Westminster #
  • 1356 – Edward Balliol abdicates as King of Scotland #
  • 1320 – Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek 'the Short' becomes king of Poland #
  • Happy Birthday 1292 – Elisabeth of Bohemia #
  • R.I.P. 1156 – Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland #
  • R.I.P. 1191 – Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia #
  • R.I.P. 1479 – King John II 'the Faithless' of Aragon #
  • Happy Birthday 1338 – King Charles V of France #
  • 1276 – Pierre de Tarantaise elected Pope Innocent V #
  • R.I.P. 1118 – Pope Paschal II #
  • R.I.P. 917 – Erchanger, Duke of Swabia #
  • Thanks for the #FF today @daykim71 @jose_marin_r @SpaceKnit @halomanuk @KedlestonDerby #
  • Happy Birthday 1440 – Ivan III of Russia #
  • 871 – Battle at Basing: Ethelred of Wessex and his Saxons are defeated by the Danish Vikings #

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