[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History March 25

Sun Mar 24 20:54:08 PST 2002

1133 Henry II King of England (1154-89)
1252 Konradijn Hohenstaufen [Koenrad van Zwaben], son of Konrad IV
1495 Leonhard Paminger composer
1528 Jacob Andreae German theologist (Schwäbische Konkordie)
1532 Pietro Pontio composer
1594 Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher Dutch writer

1223 Afonso II 3rd King of Portugal (1211-23), dies at 36
1458 Inigo López de Mendoza Spanish marquis of Santillana/poet, dies
1510 Georges d'amboise French archbishop of Narbonne/Rouen, dies at 49

Other Events:
0001 Origin of Dionysian Incarnation of the Word
0031 1st Easter, according to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguus
0421 Friday at 12 Prime Minister: city of Venice founded
0708 Constantine begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0752 Stephen ends his reign as Catholic Pope (or 26th)
1133 William the Conqueror orders 1st Domesday Survey of England
1306 Robert the Bruce crowned king of Scotland
1409 Council of Pisa opens
1571 Catholic Italian businessman Roberto Ridolfi leaves Enngeland
1581 Portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal
1584 Sir Walter Raleigh renews Humphrey Gilbert's patent to explore North
1598 Cornelis de Houtman's fleet departs for East-Indies

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