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Today in Medieval History

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Good Gryffri it's Friday June 4:
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On this day...
   In 1039 Death of Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor
   In 1070 Roquefort cheese discovered in a cave near Roquefort, France
   In 1133 Coronation of Lothair II as Holy Roman Emperor
   In 1260 Kublai made Ka-Khan
   In 1365 Coronation of Charles IV as King of Burgundy
   In 1381 Wat Tyler's Rebellion
   In 1391 Mob led by Ferrand Martinez surounds & sets fire to Jewish
quarter of Seville Spain, surviving Jews sold into slavery
   In 1487 Lord Lovell & John de la Poles army land at Furness
   In 1508 Coronation of Louis II as King of Hungary
   In 1513 NOVARA
   In 1539 Hernando de Soto finds Juan Ortiz living with Florida Indians

   In 1608 Death of St. Francis Caracciolo
   In 1615 Osaka taken by Tokugawa Ieyasu, Shogun of Japan
   In 1639 New Haven, Connecticut's government by Plantation Covenant

Gryffri de Newmarch
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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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