[Loch-ruadh] Today in History Dec. 14
STEVE K ROURKE
SROURKE at prodigy.net
Thu Dec 13 20:13:51 PST 2001
867 Election of Adrian II as Pope.
872 Death of Pope Adrian II; Election of Pope John III.
1154 Election of Pope Hadrian IV.
1217 Festival of Mevlana - Jelaeddin Rumi (Whirling Dervishes) (Turkey).
1247 Death of Robin Hood.
1264 Creation of the Barony of DeRos (England).
1417 Burning of Sir John Oldcastle as a Lollard (he was the prototype of the
Shakespearean character of Falstaff).
1503 Birth of Michel de Nostre Damus (Nostradamus), Saint-Remy, France,
astrologer, seer, physician.
1515 France makes peace with Pope Leo X.
1542 Death of James V (Scotland); 6-day-old Mary, Queen of Scots succedes to
the Scottish throne.
1546 Birth of Tycho Brahe.
1553 Birth of Henry IV of France (of Navarre).
1575 Stephen Bathory elected King of Poland.
1591 Death of Juan de Yepes, called "St. John of the Cross".
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