[Loch-ruadh] Today in history

Thu Jun 28 02:03:44 PDT 2001

1476: Pope Paul IV

Born on this date:

 1490: Albert, Margrave of Brandenburg, cardinal (attacked by Luther)

 1491: Henry VIII of England.

 1577: Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish Baroque painter  (Circumcision) (Don't ask
me how they know, I don't want to find out)
His most famous canvasses include 'Descent from the Cross' and 'Erection of
the Cross.'

On this date:

0548: Death of Theodora, Empress of Byzantium

 0767: Death of St. Paul, Pope

 1098: BATTLE OF THE LANCE (1st Crusade)

 1128: Zengi made Governor of Aleppo

 1243: Coronation of Pope Innocent IV

 1245: Council of Lyons convenes to discuss the excommunication of the Holy
Roman Emperor

 1461: Coronation of Edward IV, King of England

 1483: Howard family takes possession of Dukedom of Norfolk

 1519: Election of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

 1544: Burning of Kelso Abbey by the English

 1559: Start of the three-day Tournament, in France

 1629: The "Edict of Grace"

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