Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-20

  • 1138 – Cardinal Gregorio Conti is elected Antipope as Victor IV #
  • Happy Birthday 1372 – Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans, brother of Charles VI of France #
  • R.I.P. 1271 – Henry of Almain, English crusader; murdered during mass #
  • R.I.P. 1395 – John Barbour, Scottish poet #
  • Ah, freedeom is a noble thing! …And should think freedom more to prize, Than all the gold in world that is. ~John Barbour #
  • 1489 – Queen Catherine Cornaro of Cyprus sells her kingdom to Venice #
  • R.I.P. 968 – Saint Matilda of Ringelheim, German Queen #
  • R.I.P. 1471 – Sir Thomas Malory, English author #
  • Sir Thomas Malory wrote Le Morte d'Arthur, "The Death of Ahthur" #
  • @HistoryNeedsYou Thanks for the recommendation. I will look for them. in reply to HistoryNeedsYou #
  • Hello and welcome to all the new followers this past week. #
  • Finished watching Black Death, not altogether horrible. When all the dust settles it really is just a love story… #
  • @HistoryNeedsYou That would be great. Thanks! in reply to HistoryNeedsYou #
  • @CHICCmanchester Excellent! Thanks for the link. in reply to CHICCmanchester #
  • @jonroke I'm no fan of the 'shaky' cam technique The history was definitely secondary a horror/thriller that oh, BTW is in the middle ages in reply to jonroke #
  • 933 – Battle of Riade: King Henry I of Germany defeats a Hungarian army near the Unstrut river #
  • R.I.P. 1416 – John "the Magnificent", Duke of Berry, son of John II of France #
  • @100_Weapons leave it to the govt to come up with a horrible acronym! MANPADS just doesn't sound like something I would want! in reply to 100_Weapons #
  • Happy Birthday 1275 Margaret of England, English princess and Duchess of Brabant, 10th child and 7th daughter of Edward I #
  • 1311 – Battle of Halmyros: The Catalan Company defeats Walter V of Brienne to take control of the Duchy of Athens a Crusader state in Greece #
  • R.I.P. 1311 – Walter V of Brienne, Duke of Athens; killed in the Battle of Halmyros #
  • Happy Birthday 1455 – Pietro Accolti "cardinal of Ancona", Italian Catholic cardinal #
  • 1493 – Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas #
  • 1322 – Despenser Wars: The Battle of Boroughbridge: The royal forces of King Edward II defeat Thomas, Earl of Lancaster #
  • R.I.P. 1322 – Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford, English soldier; killed in the Battle of Boroughbridge #
  • Happy Birthday 1338 – Thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick #
  • 1521 – Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Philippines #
  • Happy Birthday 1445 – Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher #
  • R.I.P. 1021 – Heribert of Cologne, Archbishop of Cologne and Chancellor of Emperor Otto III #
  • Happy Birthday 1473 – Henry IV the Pious, Duke of Saxony #
  • @tudortutor weird, I heard my first and only Nate dogg song last night! in reply to tudortutor #
  • R.I.P. 1037 – Robert II, Archbishop of Rouen #
  • R.I.P. 1410 – John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset #
  • 1756 – Saint Patrick's Day is celebrated in New York City for the first time at the Crown and Thistle Tavern #
  • Happy St. Paddy's Day!! I hope you are wearing green… #
  • 1756 – Saint Patrick's Day is celebrated in New York City for the first time at the Crown and Thistle Tavern #
  • 624 – Battle of Badr: Muslims of Medina led by Muhammad defeat the Quraysh of Mecca #
  • R.I.P. 493 – Saint Patrick, patron saint of Ireland #
  • Happy Birthday 1473 – King James IV of Scotland #
  • Did you miss a Game of Thrones trailer? Find them here… http://bit.ly/e6nw1M #
  • R.I.P. 1040 – Harold Harefoot, King of England #
  • R.I.P. 1058 – King Lulach I (Lulach mac Gille Coemgáin) of Scotland #
  • 1229 – Sixth Crusade: Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor declares himself King of Jerusalem #
  • 1314 – Jacques de Molay, the 23rd and the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar, is burned at the stake #
  • Happy Birthday 1496 – Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII of England; wife of Louis XII of France #
  • Happy Birthday 1395 – John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter, English military leader during the Hundred Years' War #
  • In 1435 John Holland was appointed admiral of England, Ireland, and Aquitaine #
  • R.I.P. 1227 – Pope Honorius III http://twitpic.com/4aoinw #
  • 1241 – Battle of Chmielnik: Mongols overwhelm Polish armies in Kraków and plunder the city #
  • taking a quick break from the podcast to eat lunch and watch the Braves game… #
  • R.I.P. 978 – Edward the Martyr; King of England #
  • Edward the Martyr was murdered while visting Æthelred at Corfe Castle #
  • @rexfactorpod It's always the evil stepmother! But they pay for it in the end! in reply to rexfactorpod #
  • @wuhstry When you're good at something you gotta stick with it! #
  • R.I.P. 1314 – Jacques DeMolay, the 23rd Grand Master of the Knights Templar http://twitpic.com/4aoj8x #
  • 1279 – Battle of Yamen: outnumbered 10:1 the Mongol navy defeats the Chinese navy bringing an end the Song Dynasty in China #
  • Happy Birthday 1488 – Johannes Magnus, last Catholic Archbishop of Sweden #
  • R.I.P. 1238 – Duke Henry I 'the Bearded' of Poland http://twitpic.com/4asrve #
  • R.I.P. 1263 – Hugh of St Cher, French cardinal #
  • R.I.P. 1330 – Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician, son of Edward I #

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