Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-06-06

  • 1431 – in Rouen, FR Joan of Arc age 19 is burned at the stake by an English tribunal during the Hundred Years War #
  • 1469 – Manuel I the 14th king of Portugal is born #
  • 1246 – Isabella of Angoulême the second wife of King John dies #
  • 1443 – Lady Margaret Beaufort, the matriarch of the House of Tudor and grandmother to Henry VIII is born #
  • 987 – Hugh Capet is elected King of France starting the Capetian dynasty, which still rules today in Spain and Luxembourg. #
  • 1300 – Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, Lord Marshall of England and son of Edward I of England was born #
  • 1434 – W?adys?aw II of Poland dies #
  • 1098 The first Siege of Antioch ends as the Christians take over the city and massacre the Muslims #
  • R.I.P. 829 – Saint Nicephorus, Patriarch of Constantinople #
  • R.I.P. 910 – Richilde of Provence, Queen of Western Francia #
  • R.I.P.1418 – Catherine of Lancaster, wife of Henry III of Castile #
  • 1326 – The Treaty of Novgorod is signed. It sets the border between Norway and Russia in the northern county of Finnmark. #
  • 1083 – Henry IV of Germany storms Rome and captures St. Peter's Cathedral #
  • R.I.P. 1397 – William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader during the Hundred Year's War #
  • 1039 – Henry III becomes the Holy Roman Emperor upon the death of his father, Conrad II #
  • 1305 – 11 months after the death of Pope Benedict XI; Bordeaux's archbishop Bertrand the Got is elected Pope Clement V #



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