[Loch-ruadh] Today in History Dec. 11
STEVE K ROURKE
SROURKE at prodigy.net
Mon Dec 10 21:01:58 PST 2001
861 al-Mutawakkil, Caliph, murdered by his Turkish guard.
1189 Richard I (England) sails for the Holy Land.
1192 Richard I ( England) "the Lion-Hearted" captured near Vienna at the
village of Ganina on the Danube, by Leopold of Austria. Richard was
disguised as a cook. Leopold imprisoned him at Dornstein castle.
1198 Death of Ibn Rushd. http://users.erols.com/zenithco/rushd.html
1241 Death of Ogudai; Mongols withdraw from Hungary.
1282 Michael VIII Palaeologus, restorer of the Byzantine Empire, dies.
1282 Beheading of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, considered last legitimate Prince of
1282 ORWIN BRIDGE.
1475 Birth of Pope Leo X.
1521 Death of Wladislaus II ( Hungary and Bohemia).
1533 Death of Vasily III ( Russia).
1543 The Scottish Parliament repudiates the Treaty of Greenwich.
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