Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-13

  • Happy Birthday 1452 – Blessed Joan, Princess of Portugal #
  • Happy Birthday 1347 – Saint Dorothea of Montau #
  • R.I.P 1378 – Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France #
  • Over a foot of snow last night at Archive HQ!! Spent the morning shoveling and sledding! #
  • R.I.P. 893 – Saint Photius I 'the Great', Patriarch of Constantinople #
  • off to watch the big game… #
  • 1074 – Battle of Montesarchio: Pandulf IV of Benevento is killed battling the invading Normans #
  • Happy Birthday 1102 – Empress Matilda, Princess of England and wife of Henry V of the Holy Roman Empire #
  • R.I.P. 999 – Boleslaus II of Bohemia #
  • 1301 – Edward of Caernarvon, the future King Edward II, becomes the first English Prince of Wales #
  • Happy Birthday 1478 – Sir Thomas More, English statesman, humanist and author #
  • R.I.P. 1317 – Robert, Count of Clermont, French founder of the House of Bourbon #
  • 1497 – Bonfire of the Vanities: supporters of Girolamo Savonarola burn 1000's of objects like cosmetics, art, and books in Florence, Italy #
  • 1238 – The Mongols burn the city of Vladimir, Russia #
  • Happy Birthday 1191 – Yaroslav II of Vladimir #
  • R.I.P. 1296 – King Przemysł II of Poland http://twitpic.com/3xs7bl #
  • Happy Birthday 1291 – King Afonso IV of Portugal http://twitpic.com/3xs4l9 #
  • 1250 – Seventh Crusade: The Battle of Al Mansurah begins #
  • R.I.P. 1250 – Sir William II Longespee, killed in the Battle of Al Mansurah #
  • R.I.P. 1250 – Robert I 'the Good' of Artois, French crusader; Killed in the Battle of Al Mansurah #
  • Happy Birthday 1405 – Constantine XI Palaiologos, Emperor of the Byzantine Empire #
  • R.I.P. 1265 – Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler #
  • R.I.P. 1011 – Bernard I, Duke of Saxony #
  • R.I.P. 1450 – Agnès Sorel, mistress of King Charles VII of France http://twitpic.com/3xw66i #
  • Can a woman successfully defend a castle?? Find out in the new podcast… http://bit.ly/fDaeIj #
  • @KrisKennedy Ah yes, the bikini clad warrior woman. I believe the beach calls for chain mail, fur wouldn't work with the heat and sand… #
  • @medievalist1 He should have wished the same for himself. in reply to medievalist1 #
  • @KrisKennedy Ouch that sounds painful! Better ditch the mail too… in reply to KrisKennedy #
  • 1258 – Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed #
  • Happy Birthday 1499 – Thomas Platter, Swiss humanist #
  • 1306 – Robert the Bruce murders John Comyn, his leading political rival, sparking revolution in the Scottish Wars of Independence #
  • 1355 – The St. Scholastica's Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days #
  • St Scholastica Day riot started at the Swindlestock Tavern between 2 students and the barkeep over the quality of the drinks! #
  • R.I.P. 1126 – William IX 'the Troubador', Duke of Aquitaine #
  • R.I.P. 1162 – King Baldwin III of Jerusalem #
  • R.I.P. 1278 – Margaret II of Flanders #
  • @LondonHistorian @thehistoryguy what are your thoughts on the Capliphs execution? Trampled in a rug… forced to eat gold trinkets? in reply to LondonHistorian #
  • Happy Birthday 1466 – Elizabeth of York, wife of Henry VII of England #
  • R.I.P. 1503 – Elizabeth of York, wife of Henry VII of England #
  • That's no mistake, Elizabeth of York died on her birthday at the age of 37 #
  • Anne Boleyn had 3 breasts!?! And 6 fingers on one hand!?! She sounds hot! I know who can set us straight @tudortutor #FF #
  • Got an hour to spare? That's all you need to get your history fix. @historyinanhour #FF #
  • Need a refresher on the Kings of England? These guys got you covered! @rexfactorpod #FF #
  • R.I.P. 731 – Pope Gregory II #
  • R.I.P. 821 – Saint Benedict of Aniane #
  • WWI, check. WWII, check. Medieval, check… and he is going to Battle Castles so we don't have to! @thehistoryguy is a must to follow #FF #
  • R.I.P. 824 – Pope Paschal I #
  • Having some technical difficulties with the podcast showing in iTunes. I hope to have it fixed tonight… #
  • Kids are at the babysitter and the lovely Queen and I are heading out for sushi #
  • Here it is in all it's yummy goodness!! http://twitpic.com/3yul93 #
  • The new episode is now in iTunes… #
  • @bellicoseblkcat search for Medieval Archives in iTunes or click the iTunes link on the webpage, http://www.medievalarchives.com in reply to bellicoseblkcat #
  • 881 – Pope John VIII crowns Charles the Fat, the King of Italy #
  • Happy Birthday 1074 – King Conrad of Germany and Italy #

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