Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-28

  • Happy Birthday 1495 – John Bale, English churchman #
  • R.I.P. 1361 – Philip I, Duke of Burgundy, died of the plague #
  • 845 – The Battle of Ballon: King Charles the Bald is defeated by The first King of all Brittany, Nominoe #
  • R.I.P. 950 – King Lothair II of Italy #
  • Happy Birthday 1458 – Jacob Obrecht, Dutch composer #
  • 1307 – Pope Clement V issues the papal bull Pastoralis Praeeminentiae instructing Christian monarchs to arrest all Templars #
  • R.I.P. 1286 – Eric V of Denmark, Danish King #
  • 1248 – King Ferdinand III of Castile conquers of Seville #
  • Happy Birthday 912 – Otto I the Great, Holy Roman Emperor #
  • R.I.P. 947 – Berthold, Duke of Bavaria #
  • Happy Birthday 1221 – King Alfonso X of Castile #
  • 1499 – Perkin Warbeck is hanged for trying to escape from the Tower. He invaded England in 1497, claiming to be the lost son of Edward IV #
  • R.I.P. 955 – Edred, King of England #
  • Ah, sweet Margaret, 1503 death of Margaret of York Duchess of Burgundy sister of Edward IV and Richard III. Thanks @KedlestonDerby #
  • 1227 – Prince Leszek I 'the White' is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at Gąsawa #
  • R.I.P. 1407 – Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans, brother of Charles VI of France; assassinated on the orders of John the Fearless #
  • 1429 – Joan of Arc begins the siege of La Charité #
  • Happy Birthday 1273 – Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England #
  • R.I.P. 1468 – Jean de Dunois 'Bastard of Orléans', French soldier, illegitimate son of Louis d'Orléans #
  • Happy Birthday 1394 – Charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet #
  • Happy Birthday 1420 – John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, Knight of the Bath, English politician #
  • Happy Thanksgiving! If you're not in the US you can still celebrate by over eating and taking a nap! #
  • The chivalrous Cornish game hens. I am thankful they are so delicious! #
  • 1177 – The Battle of Montgisard: Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Chatillon defeat Saladin #
  • R.I.P. 1120 – William Adelin, the only son of Henry I drowns in the English Channel, starting 19-yr period of Anarchy #
  • R.I.P. 1185 – Pope Lucius III #
  • R.I.P. 1374 – Philip II of Taranto, Titular emperor of Constantinople #
  • Happy Birthday 1454 – Queen Catherine Cornaro of Cyprus #
  • R.I.P. 1034 – King Máel Coluim mac Cináeda aka Malcolm II of Scotland #
  • 1476 – Vlad III Dracula defeats Basarab Laiota and becomes the ruler of Wallachia for the third time #
  • R.I.P. 1252 – Blanche of Castile, Queen of Louis VIII of France #
  • @tudortutor I remember my complete disappointment when I first discovered Black Friday has nothing to do with the Plague! in reply to tudortutor #
  • Spent the day painting the basement, err…dungeon and at the Dr office. 3/5 in the house have strep throat!! #
  • I'm sure it is for medicinal purposes only! @EMhistblog Death takes a hit from the bong?! (Death woodcut 1465) #
  • Love this one! @EMhistblog: Beautiful 'Memento Mori' image #
  • Thanks for the #FF today! @bango1973 @DuchessShire #
  • @KedlestonDerby Thanks for the #FF I hope you get the elusive 400th follower tonight. in reply to KedlestonDerby #
  • @jkhsquonk Thank you. I am going to lock myself in a room and watch 'The Expendables', it should ward of the evil spirits! in reply to jkhsquonk #
  • 1295 – 'The Model Parliament': The first elected representatives from Lancashire are called to Westminster by King Edward I #



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