Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-20

  • Happy Birthday 1457 – Mary of Burgundy, daughter of Charles the Bold and wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor #
  • Happy Birthday 1480 – Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal #
  • R.I.P. 858 – Kenneth I (Cináed mac Ailpín) First King of Scotland #
  • R.I.P. 1130 – Pope Honorius II http://twitpic.com/3z8by4 #
  • R.I.P. 1332 – Andronikos II Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor #
  • @thehistoryguy Thanks. I look forward to any and all future endeavors…including the beer! in reply to thehistoryguy #
  • Roses are red, Violets are blue, I have a Valentine's podcast for you… http://bit.ly/g1Ld3j #
  • There is also a Valentine's gift at the Website and in iTunes. Read the juicy love letters from Henry VIII to Anne B. http://bit.ly/h9wLrX #
  • @harperanna yeah, and I thought those crazy kids were gonna make it! in reply to harperanna #
  • 881 – Pope John VIII crowns Charles the Fat, the King of Italy #
  • 842 – Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg #
  • 1014 – Pope Benedict VIII recognizes Henry of Bavaria as King of Germany. #
  • 1076 – Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor #
  • @wuhstry no and probably only made things worse in reply to wuhstry #
  • Happy Birthday 1468 – Johann Werner, German mathematician #
  • R.I.P. 270 – St. Valentine of Rome #
  • R.I.P. 869 – Saint Cyril, Greek monk, scholar, theologian and linguist #
  • R.I.P. 1317 – Marguerite of France, queen of Edward I of England #
  • R.I.P. 1400 – King Richard II of England; died while a prisoner in the Tower #
  • A life without love is like a year without summer ~Swedish Proverb #valentinesday #
  • @iandevlin lol, I should but my Cyrillic keyboard is in the shop… in reply to iandevlin #
  • @KrisKennedy @AngieFoxauthor @ThoughtfulPen @Anne_at_Hever Thank you for the RTs ladies! #
  • @jkguin Haha, no. I bet the Swede who wrote that proverb never did either… in reply to jkguin #
  • New Teaser for Camelot… RT @camelot_starz: Camelot – Teaser (for USA) http://bit.ly/i6akEx #
  • @medievalist1 That is suspicious! At one point he supported Becket then he switched alliances, probably to keep his job and soul intact! in reply to medievalist1 #
  • @tudortutor Your work is never done! Keep up the good fight… in reply to tudortutor #
  • 1113 – Pope Paschal II issues a papal bull establishing the monastic Order of Hospitallers #
  • 1493 – While on board the Niña, Christopher Columbus writes a letter describing the discoveries he came across in the New World #
  • Happy Birthday 1471 – Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, 'Piero the Unfortunate', ruler of Florence #
  • Happy Birthday 1458 – Ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver #
  • Happy Birthday 1564 – Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer and physicist http://twitpic.com/3zz3ly #
  • R.I.P. 1145 – Pope Lucius II #
  • 1249 – Andrew of Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France to meet with Mongol Khagan of the Mongol Empire #
  • Happy Birthday 1222 – Nichiren Daishonin, Japanese founder of Nichiren Buddhism #
  • Happy Birthday 1497 – Philipp Melanchthon, German humanist and reforme #
  • R.I.P. 1279 – King Afonso III of Portugal #
  • R.I.P. 1391 – John V Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor #
  • @rexfactorpod it's the ghost of Stephen. He is even messing things up in the after life! in reply to rexfactorpod #
  • 1370 – Battle of Rudau: fought during the Baltic Crusades between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Teutonic Knights #
  • 1370 – Battle of Rudau: the Teutonic Knights led by Winrich von Kniprode rout the pagan army of Lithuania #
  • Happy Birthday 1490 – Charles III, Duke of Bourbon, Constable of France #
  • @rexfactorpod @Mori_Irvine Matilda the Queen that would not be. Did she hold an official title while serving as 'Queen'? Maybe Anti-Queen! in reply to rexfactorpod #
  • @VicMcMartin @Mori_Irvine @rexfactorpod true she always held the title Empress but I'm not sure that held much weight in England in reply to VicMcMartin #
  • R.I.P. 1339 – Otto IV 'the Merry', Duke of Austria #
  • @sixteenthCgirl that line never works! Err…or so I'm told… in reply to sixteenthCgirl #
  • R.I.P. 1371 – Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria #
  • 1229 – The Sixth Crusade: Frederick II signs a 10 yr truce with al-Kamil, regaining Jerusalem, Nazareth, and Bethlehem without papal support #
  • 1268 – Battle of Rakvere: The Livonian Brothers of the Sword are defeated by Dovmont of Pskov #
  • Happy Birthday 1374 – Saint Jadwiga of Poland, queen of Poland #
  • 1478 – George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England #
  • R.I.P. 1478 – George, Duke of Clarence, brother of Kings Edward IV and Richard III; executed in private at the Tower of London #
  • Happy Birthday 1404 – Leone Battista Alberti, Italian painter and philosophe #
  • R.I.P. 999 – Pope Gregory V #
  • R.I.P. 1294 – Kublai Khan, Mongol Empero #
  • 1332 – Amda Seyon I, Emperor of Ethiopia begins his campaigns in the southern Muslim provinces #
  • R.I.P. 814 – Saint Angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne #
  • Happy Birthday 1516 – Queen Mary I of England #
  • R.I.P. 1379 – Albert II, Duke of Mecklenburg #
  • Happy Birthday 1473 – Nicolaus Copernicus, mathematician and astronomer http://twitpic.com/41pgbg #
  • R.I.P. 1133 – Irene Ducaena, wife of Alexius I Comnenus #

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