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Today in Medieval History

Poster: Mark Mettler <mettler@bulloch.net>

Gryffri sends greetings! June 3

On this day...
   In 0545 Death of St. Clotilda
   In 0618 Death of St. Kevin
   In 1083 Henry IV of Germany storms Rome, capturing St Peter's
   In 1098 Fall of Antioch (1st Crusade) after five month siege
   In 1140 Abelard condemned for heresy
   In 1291 Edward I, King of England, summons the Northern levies to
   In 1291 Edward I, King of England, speaks of his
           hereditary right to the Crown of Scotland
   In 1391 Sir Simon de Burley charges a man with being a serf, in
           Gravesend; this touched off Wat Tyler's Rebellion the next
   In 1539 Hernando De Soto claims Florida for Spain
   In 1596 An English expedition to attack Cadiz, Spain, sets sail
   In 1621 Chartering of the Dutch West India Company
   In 1647 The Parliamentarian Army kidnaps Charles I

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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