[Loch-ruadh] Today in History Feb. 11

Sun Feb 10 20:12:50 PST 2002

1380 Gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini Italy, humanist
1465 Elizabeth of York London, Consort of King Henry VII
1506 Juliana van Stolberg engraver of Nassau
1535 Gregory XIV [Niccolò Sfondrati], Roman Catholic pope (1590-91)
1557 John Wtenbogaert remonstrants theologist
1568 Honoré d'Urfé French writer (L'Astrée)

0641 Heraclius emperor of Byzantium (610-641), dies at about 65
0731 Gregory II Greek-Syrian Pope, dies
0821 Benedict of Aniane saint, dies
0824 Paschal I Italian Pope (817-24), dies
0867 Theodora the Saint, beauty queen/empress of Byzantine, dies
1141 Hugo of St-Victor philosopher/theologist/mystic, dies
1503 Elizabeth of York Consort of King Henry VII, dies on 38th birthday
1543 Ahmed Gran sultan of Adal, dies in battle
1554 Lady Jane Grey deposed Queen of England, beheaded after 9 day rule

Other events
0660 -BC- Traditional founding of Japan by Emperor Jimmu Tenno
0385 Oldest Pope elected; Siricius-bishop of Tarragona
1531 Henry VIII recognized as supreme head of the Church in England
1543 Battle at Wayna Daga Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Moslem army
1543 Karel/Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant
1573 1st European, Francis Drake sees the Pacific (from Panama)
1575 King Frederick of Denmark offers island of Hveen to Tycho Brahe

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