Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-07-25

  • 1389 – France and England agree to the Truce of Leulinghem starting a 13 year peace,the longest period of peace during the Hundred Years War #
  • R.I.P. 1100 – Godfrey of Bouillon, Protector of the Holy Sepulcher #
  • R.I.P. 514 – Pope Symmachus #
  • R.I.P. 1374 – Petrarch, Italian poet #
  • 1333 – Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Halidon Hill – The English win a decisive victory over the Scots #
  • R.I.P. 1415 – Philippa of Lancaster, wife of John I of Portugal; Died of the plague #
  • R.I.P. 1031 – King Robert II of France #
  • 1304 – Wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle – King Edward I of England takes the stronghold using the War Wolf trebuchet #
  • R.I.P. 1398 – Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March, English noble #
  • 1403 – Battle of Shrewsbury: King Henry IV of England defeats rebels in Shropshire, England #
  • R.I.P. 1403 – Henry Percy, English nobleman and soldier; killed in the Battle of Shrewsbury #
  • R.I.P. 1425 – Manuel II Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor #
  • 1099 – During the First Crusade Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulcher of The Kingdom of Jerusalem #
  • Happy Birthday 1210 – Joan of England, Queen consort of Scotland, wife of Alexander II of Scotland #
  • 1298 – Battle of Falkirk – King Edward I and his longbow men defeat William Wallace and his Scottish schiltrons outside the town of Falkirk #
  • 1456 – Siege of Belgrade – John Hunyadi, Regent of the Kingdom of Hungary, defeats Mehmet II of the Ottoman Empire #
  • R.I.P. 1461 – Charles VII of France #
  • @Bebejax I have just created @Bebejax/history-buffs …thanks for including me on the list. I appreciate it. in reply to Bebejax #
  • Pillars of the Earth Countdown: 5hours, 40 minutes. Don't miss it! #
  • @misspmj thnx. DirecTV had a sneak peek of the 1st two as well. It looks like Netflix will offer it on Instant Streaming starting tomorrow in reply to misspmj #
  • Music and Dance festival at the Colorado Renaissance festival this weekend #
  • 1148 – Louis VII of France lays siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade #
  • 1411 – Battle of Harlaw, one of the bloodiest battles in Scotland, takes place #
  • Pirates invade the Sterling Renaissance Festival this weekend! #
  • Jousting tournament at Scarborough Castle in Yorkshire on 25 July 2010 #
  • R.I.P. 1240 – Konrad von Thüringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights #



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