Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-03

  • 1329 – Pope John XXII issues his In Agro Dominico condemning some writings of Meister Eckhart as heretical #
  • 1309 – Pope Clement V excommunicates the entire population of Venice #
  • Happy Birthday 972 – Robert II 'the Pious' King of France #
  • R.I.P. 1378 – Pope Gregory XI #
  • R.I.P. 1482 – Mary of Burgundy, daughter of Charles the Bold and wife of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I #
  • @jasonrosenblum That is an in-depth app, should be called the Game of Thrones encyclopedia! Thanks in reply to jasonrosenblum #
  • 845 – Paris is sacked by Viking raiders, under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collects a huge ransom in exchange for leaving #
  • Happy Birthday 1472 – Fra Bartolommeo, Italian artist #
  • Great app! RT @jasonrosenblum @MedievalArchive Check out Game of Thrones Companion iPhone app Droid #
  • "The Vision of St. Bernard" ~Fra Bartolommeo #
  • Welcome to all the new followers over that last few weeks! Stop by the website and download a podcast or two… #
  • R.I.P. 1072 – Ordulf, Duke of Saxony #
  • @thehistoryguy I'm loving the pictures you tweet! Keep it up! I'm looking forward to the show. in reply to thehistoryguy #
  • @kimawhitaker Gilmour's version is excellent! I haven't been able to find it on an album yet… in reply to kimawhitaker #
  • @kimawhitaker Pillars of the Earth Ep2 recap podcast will be out this week. Hopefully tonight… sorry for the delay in reply to kimawhitaker #
  • @thehistoryguy BTW how was it visiting Krak? That is an awesome castle! in reply to thehistoryguy #
  • R.I.P. 1285 – Pope Martin IV #
  • The website server is being moved tonight. The website may be down throughout the night. wait a bit and try again if you have problems… #
  • …this will not affect the podcast as it is on a different server. Sorry for an inconvenience #
  • I just whipped that treadmill butt! Now on to some editing… #
  • If you have DirecTV the sneak peek of 'The Borgias' starts in 5 minutes on channel 101 #
  • Need a 'Borgias' refresher? check out Courtesy of @historyteacherz #
  • The Battle of Towton took place on Palm Sunday and 50,000 soldiers from the Houses of York and Lancaster fought for hours in a snowstorm #
  • Battle of Towton: Over 28,000 killed in battle #
  • Camelot v Game of Thrones v Borgias wondering which one to watch? Here is a comparison of the 3 series… #
  • R.I.P. 1461 – Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland, English politician; killed in the Battle of Towton #
  • The Battle of Towton was the bloodiest battle ever fought on English soil #
  • He needs a bath! RT @thehistoryguy: Wow. It's a weird trailer for my new series…. #
  • R.I.P. 1058 – Pope Stephen IX #
  • Packing up the rental truck and heading to the Western Slope. History Tweets will be later in the day #
  • 1296 – Wars of Scottish Independence: Edward I brutally sacks Berwick-upon-Tweed #
  • Happy Birthday 1326 – Ivan II 'the Fair', Grand Prince of Moscow #
  • R.I.P. 1486 – Thomas Bourchier, Archbishop of Canterbury #
  • updated the Game of Thrones page with the Cersei Lannister profile video #
  • 1492 – Queen Isabella of Castille issues the Alhambra decree, ordering her 150k Jewish subjects to convert to Christianity or face expulsion #
  • 1146 – Bernard of Clairvaux preaches his famous sermon in a field at Vézelay, urging the necessity of a Second Crusade #
  • 1146 – Louis VII is present at the speech by Bernard of Clairvaux and joins the SecondCrusade #
  • Happy Birthday 1499 – Giovanni Angelo Medici, the future Pope Pius IV #
  • R.I.P. 1340 – Ivan I 'the Moneybag', Prince of Moscow #
  • Happy Birthday 1425 – Bianca Maria Visconti, Duchess of Milan #
  • R.I.P. 1204 – Eleanor of Aquitaine, mother of Richard I of England and John of England #
  • @VicMcMartin She was quite the lady. One of the most powerful and influential women of the middle ages in reply to VicMcMartin #
  • R.I.P. 1132 – St. Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble #
  • 527 – Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his nephew Justinian I as co-ruler and successor to the throne #
  • 1293 – Robert Winchelsey leaves England for Rome, to be consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury. #
  • @KedlestonDerby @ArrVeeEll @daykim71 @Gagnrath Thanks for the #FF today! #
  • It's official, Netflix will NOT stream Camelot for 90 days. No more next day streaming… #



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