[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History June 22

Steve Rourke srourke at prodigy.net
Sat Jun 22 01:21:05 PDT 2002


0431: Death of St. Paulinus of Nola

1101: Death of Roger I of Sicily
1276: Death of Pope Innocent V
1527: Death of Machiavelli
1535: Execution of Bishop Fisher
1535: Execution of St. John of Rochester

Other Events:
431 Council of Ephesus (3rd ecumenical council) opens
816 Stephen IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1340: Edward III, King of England, sails for Flanders with his army
1497 Antitax insurrection in Cornwall suppressed at Blackheath
1483: Dr. Ralph Shaw preaches against Richard III of England's coronation
1533: Suleiman "The Lawgiver," Ottoman Sultan, signs a peace treaty with
Ferdinand of Hapsburg, King of Hungary
1558: The French take Thionville
1559: Marriage of Philip II, King of Spain, to Elizabeth of Valois
1559 In England, Queen Elizabeth's Prayer Book was issued. During her
45-year reign, Elizabeth I rejected the Catholic faith, adopting instead the
Thirty-Nine Articles of the Anglican Church
1564: Rene de Goulaine de Laudonniere founds Fort Caroline, Florida
1590: Catharine Ross, Lady Foullis, indicted with Hector Munro, in Scotland,
for witchcraft

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