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Today in Medieval History

Poster: Mark Mettler <mettler@bulloch.net>

Good Gryffri it's  morning!  Monday  May 31, 1999

On this day...
   In 1223 KALKA (Subotai defeats the Russians)
   In 1257 PONTARGOTTN (Welsh victory over England)
   In 1417 Jacoba van Bavarian becomes countess of
   In 1433 Coronation of Sigsimund as Holy Roman Emperor
   In 1495 Emperor Maximilian, Pope Alexander VI, Milan, King Ferdinand,
Isabella & Venice sign anti-French Saint League
   In 1529 Meeting of Papal Legates to discuss King Henry VIII's
marriage to Catherine of Aragon
   In 1531 "Women's Revolt" in Amsterdam: wool house in churchyard
   In 1584 Boris Godunov crowned Czar of Muscovy
   In 1594 Death of Jacopo Robusti, known as "Tintoretto," painter
   In 1621 Sir Francis Bacon thrown into Tower of London for 1 night
   In 1638 Establishment of Hartford, Connecticut 1638
   In 1659 Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague

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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