[Loch-ruadh] Today in History Feb. 4

Mon Feb 4 14:59:53 PST 2002

1465 French van Brederode leader of Hoeksen
1549 Eustache du Caurroy composer
1575 Pierre de Bérulle French cardinal
1581 Daniel Selich composer

0211 Lucius Septimus Severus emperor of Rome (193-211), dies at 64
0708 Sisinnius Greek-Syrian pope (708, 20 days), dies
0856 Hrabanus Maurus East France, archbishop of Mainz, dies
1189 Gilbert of Sempringham English monastery founder/saint, dies
1222 Willem I earl of Holland (1203-22), dies
1503 Queen Elizabeth consort of Henry VII of England, dies
1505 Joan of Valois Queen of France/saint, dies at 40
1553 Caspar Othmayr composer, dies at 37
1590 Gioseffo Zarlino composer, dies at 73
1617 Louis Elsevier Dutch publisher, dies at about 76

Other events
0708 Sisinnius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1194 Richard I Lion Hearted pays Leopold O Fenrik VI's ransom of 100,000
1508 Maximilian I assumes imperial title without being crowned
1586 Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor of Netherlands

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