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Today in Medieval History

Poster: Mark Mettler <mettler@bulloch.net>

May 26 - Gryffri sends greetings

On this day...
   In 0961 German King Otto II crowned
   In 1328 William of Ockham forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John
   In 1063 England invades Wales
   In 1232 The Pope sends the first Inquisition team to Aragon, Spain
   In 1445 Charles VII, King of France, adds 15 new companies to his
   In 1521 Edict of Worms outlaws Martin Luther & his followers
   In 1532 France allies with Bavaria, Saxony and Hesse
           against Ferdinand of Hapsburg
   In 1568 An Eisteddfod held at Cayroes, by Queen Elizabeth's
   In 1577 Frobisher and a new expedition set out for Northern Canada
   In 1583 Baptisim of Susannah, first child of William and Anne
   In 1595 Death of St. Philip Neri
   In 1596 England, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant
against Spain
   In 1645 Death of St. Mariana of Quinto
   In 1637 1st battle of Pequot at New Haven Ct kills 500 indians
   In 1647 Alse Young, hanged for witchcraft in Connecticut
           (first execution for such in the North American colonies)
   In 1647 Massachusetts Colony bans Catholic priests

Gryffri de Newmarch
Chronicler of Forth Castle - http://www2.gasou.edu/SCA/chronicler
of the Southern Creative Anachronists - http://www2.gasou.edu/SCA
Keeper of the Book - http://www2.gasou.edu/SCA/newmarchbook

"il est bon de frotter et limer notre cervelle contre celle d'autrui."
It is good to rub and polish our mind against those of others.

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