Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-22

  • 1252 – Pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull "ad exstirpanda" authorizing the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition #
  • R.I.P. 1381 – Eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron #
  • R.I.P. 913 – Hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz #
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  • 1204 – Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople #
  • R.I.P. 1265 – Simon Stock, English saint #
  • The English Saint Simon Stock is the patron saint of Bordeaux, France… #
  • Think your life is choatic?!?! Check out the Anarchy! New Podcast is available http://darkag.es/MAP16 #
  • a general of the Minamoto clan of Japan in the late Heian and early Kamakura period #
  • R.I.P. 1365 – Louis VI the Roman, Duke of Bavaria and Elector of Brandenburg #
  • R.I.P. 1395 – Constantine Dragaš, Serbian ruler of a semi-independent realm; killed in the Battle of Rovine #
  • R.I.P. 1464 – Thomas de Ros, 10th Baron de Ros, English politician; follower of the House of Lancaster during the Wars of the Roses #
  • 1268 – Battle of Antioch: The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars #
  • 1302 – Bruges Matins: the nocturnal massacre of the French garrison in Bruges by members of the local Flemish militia, approx 2000 killed #
  • 1498 – Vasco da Gama reaches the port of Calicut, India #
  • Happy Birthday 1048 – Omar Khayyám, Persian mathematician, poet and philosopher #
  • R.I.P. 1401 – Władysław Opolczyk, count palatine of Hungary and Poland, governor of Halych-Volhynia #
  • 1499 – Catherine of Aragon is married by proxy to Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales. Catherine is 13 and Arthur is 12 #
  • R.I.P. 804 – Alcuin of York, English monk and scholar #
  • R.I.P. 988 – Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury #
  • Dunstan was formally canonised in 1029, he is he patron saint of blacksmiths, goldsmiths locksmiths and silversmiths #
  • He hath made a remembrance of his wonderful works, being a merciful and gracious Lord: He hath given food to them that fear Him ~St. Dunstan #
  • R.I.P. 1102 – Stephen II, Count of Blois and father of King Stephen of England #
  • R.I.P. 1296 – Pope Celestine V #
  • Pope Celestine V was canonized on 5 May 1313 by Pope Clement V #
  • 526 – "Great Earthquake of 526" rocks Antioch and Syria, estimated to be 7 or greater on the Richter scale, killing over 250,000 people #
  • R.I.P. 1506 – Christopher Columbus, Italian explorer #
  • 1217 – First Barons' War: 2nd Battle of Lincoln: Prince Louis of France is defeated by William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke #
  • 1293 – King Sancho IV of Castile creates the Study of General Schools of Alcalá, which will be renamed the University of Madrid in 1499 #
  • @kimawhitaker That's the one. She directed the defense of the castle during the battle. in reply to kimawhitaker #
  • Happy Birthday 1315 – Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France #
  • Happy Birthday 1470 – Pietro Bembo, Italian cardinal http://twitpic.com/4zy85n #
  • R.I.P. 1277 – Pope John XXI #
  • R.I.P. 1444 – Saint Bernardino of Siena, Italian Franciscan missionary http://twitpic.com/4zy98n #
  • Saint Bernardino is the patron saint of advertisers, public relations and gambling addicts… #
  • R.I.P. 1503 – Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de' Medici, Italian banker, politician and patron of the arts #
  • R.I.P 1285 – John II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus #
  • 685 – Battle of Dun Nechtain (Battle of Nechtansmere): King Bridei III soundly defeats the invading Northumbrians under King Ecgfrith #
  • R.I.P. 685 – King Ecgfrith of Northumbria; killed in the Battle of Nechtain #
  • @Aeneas7c Indeed. The Picts secured their independence from the Northumbrians in reply to Aeneas7c #
  • I guess the world isn't going to end today. So let's get on with it… #
  • 996 – Sixteen-year-old Otto III is crowned Holy Roman Emperor #
  • Thansk to @queensofthepast @letweetcestmoi @ArrVeeEll @daykim71 for the #FF yesterday! #
  • 878 – Syracuse, Italy is captured by Jafar ibn Muhammad al-Tamini, the Muslim sultan of Sicily. #
  • 879 – Pope John VIII gives blessings to Duke Branimir and the Croatian people, considered to be international recognition of Croatian state #
  • Happy Birthday 1471 – Albrecht Dürer, German painter #
  • "Self Portrait" ~Albrecht Dürer #
  • Let's try this again… "Self Portrait" ~Albrecht Dürer http://twitpic.com/50rjue #
  • R.I.P. 987 – Louis V "The Sluggard", King of France #
  • R.I.P. 1254 – Conrad IV, King of Germany, King of Jerusalem(as Conrad II) and King of Sicily (as Conrad I) #
  • R.I.P. 1481 – Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden #

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