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Today in Medieval History

Poster: Mark Mettler <mettler@bulloch.net>

Happy Birthday to...
   In 1626 William II, Prince of Orange
May 27 - Gryffri sends greetings

On this day...
   In 0735 Death of St. Bede "the Venerable"
   In 0927 Death of Symeon, Czar of Bulgaria
   In 1234 Stedinger Revolt crushed
   In 1281 Flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility
of Brugge
   In 1328 French king Philip VI Valois crowned
   In 1471 Election of Vadislau as King of Bohemia
   In 1529 Khey-ad-Din Barbarossa completes his conquest of Algeria
   In 1562 First successful European settlement in North America
           founded on Parris Island, North Carolina
   In 1564 Death of John Calvin
   In 1608 Beigis Tod burned for witchcraft at Lang Nydrie, Scotland

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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