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Today in Medieval History

Poster: Mark Mettler <mettler@bulloch.net>

Gryffri sends greetings, Wednesday June 2

On this day...
   In 0177 Death of St. Blandina
   In 0177 Death of  the Martyrs of Lyons
   In 0303 Death of St. Erasmus (Elmo) (year uncertain)
   In 0455 Vandals sack Rome
   In 0657 Death of Pope Eugenius
   In 0828 Death of St. Nicephorus of Constantinople
   In 1070 Sacking of Peterborough Abbey by the Danes and Hereward the
   In 1192 Marriage of Geoffrey Plantagenet to Queen Matilda of England
   In 1257 CYMERAU (Welsh defeat English)
   In 1320 War between France and Flanders ends
   In 1420 Marriage of Henry V, King of England, to Catherine of France
   In 1537 Pope Paul III declares that the Indians of North
           America have souls, and bans their enslavement
   In 1562 Death of Thomas Nadasdy, father of Ferenc Nadasdy
   In 1581 Execution of James Douglas, the Earl of Morton
   In 1609 The Province of Virginia is granted a new Charter
   In 1619 England & Netherlands signs treaty about business in the
   In 1635 The first Italian immigrant arrives in New York
   In 1635 Poet John Milton joins The Honourable Artillery Company of

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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