• Born on this day in history in 1425 – Henry Beauchamp, he would become the 1st Duke of Warwick. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Beauchamp,_1st_Duke_of_Warwick

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    21 March

  • A funny for your Monday!

    A funny for your Monday!

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    20 March

  • Todays medieval saint is Cuthbert https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuthbert

    Saint Cuthbert (c. 634 – 20 March 687) was a saint of t...

    Saint Cuthbert (c. 634 – 20 March 687) was a saint of the early Northumbrian church in the Celtic tradition. He was a monk, bishop and hermit, associated with the monasteries of Melrose and Lindisfarne in what might loosely be termed the Kingdom of Northumbria in the North East of England.[5] and th...

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    20 March

  • On this day in 1413 – Henry IV of England dies. (b. 1367) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_IV_of_England

    Henry IV (15 April 1367[1] – 20 March 1413), also known...

    Henry IV (15 April 1367[1] – 20 March 1413), also known as Henry of Bolingbroke (/ˈbɒlɪŋbrʊk/), was King of England and Lord of Ireland from 1399 to 1413, and asserted the claim of his grandfather, Edward III, to the Kingdom of France.

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    20 March

  • Two interesting people born on this day in history... 1319 – Laurence Hastings, 1st Earl of Pembroke (d. 1348) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurence_Hastings,_1st_Earl_of_Pembroke 1469 – Cecily of York (d. 1507) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecily_of_York

    Cecily of York, Viscountess Welles (20 March 1469 – 24 ...

    Cecily of York, Viscountess Welles (20 March 1469 – 24 August 1507) was an English princess and the third, but eventual second surviving, daughter of Edward IV, King of England and his queen consort Elizabeth Woodville, daughter of Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta of Luxembourg.

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    20 March

  • Historians at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz have spent three years working on an annotated digital edition of the account books known as the Augsburg Master Builders’ Ledgers, which are now online. The material offers incomparable insights into the medieval accounting practices in the City of Augsburg in the period 1320 to 1466.

    herzlich willkommen auf den Seiten der Augsburger Baume...

    herzlich willkommen auf den Seiten der Augsburger Baumeisterbücher. In dieser bedeutenden historischen Quelle sind die Einnahmen und Ausgaben der Reichsstadt Augsburg im Zeitraum zwischen 1320 und 1800 dokumentiert. Die Baumeister haben in ihren Büchern nicht nur Zahlenkolonnen verbucht, sondern zei...

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    19 March

  • So that's the Spring TORM over with... The question is what did you buy? Pictures and comments welcome!

    So that's the Spring TORM over with... The question is ...

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    19 March

  • Todays medieval saint is Edward the Martyr. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_the_Martyr

    . On Edgar's death, the leadership of England was conte...

    . On Edgar's death, the leadership of England was contested, with some supporting Edward's claim to be king and others supporting his much younger half-brother

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    18 March

  • On this day in history in 1314 – Jacques de Molay, the 23rd and final Grand Master of the Knights Templar, is burned at the stake. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_de_Molay

    Though little is known of his actual life and deeds exc...

    Though little is known of his actual life and deeds except for his last years as Grand Master, he is one of the best known Templars.

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    18 March

  • On this day in history in 1229 – Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, declares himself King of Jerusalem in the Sixth Crusade. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_II,_Holy_Roman_Emperor

    . His political and cultural ambitions, based in Sicily...

    . His political and cultural ambitions, based in Sicily and stretching through Italy to Germany, and even to Jerusalem, were enormous. However, his enemies, especially the popes, prevailed, and his dynasty collapsed soon after his death.

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    18 March

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