[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History Feb. 12

Tue Feb 12 19:52:54 PST 2002

1211 Henry VII Roman catholic German king (1220-35)
1438 Adolf van Egmond duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen
1474 Lorenzo Campeggi(o) archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
1567 Thomas Campion England, composer/poet/physician
1584 Casparus Barleaus Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)
1585 Caspar Bartholin Malmö, physician, theologian, writer on anatomy
1588 John Winthrop English attorney/puritan/1st Governor of Massachusetts

1128 Toghtekin slave/atabek of Damascus, dies
1242 Hendrik VII Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide
1538 Albrecht Altdorfer German painter, dies at about 57
1554 Lady Jane Grey deposed queen of England for 13 days, beheaded at 17
1554 Lord Guildford Dudley Jane Grey's husband, beheaded
1590 François Hotman/Hotomanus French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65

Other events
1049 Bruno count of Egesheim & Dagsburg crowned Pope Leo IX
1111 German King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome
1130 Pope Innocent II elected
1502 Granada Moslems forced to convert to Catholicism
1528 Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power
1577 Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"

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