Friday, September 17, 2010

History Trivia

On September 19, 690, St. Theodore, the seventh archbishop of Canterbury and the first to rule the entire English Church, died. In 912, Emperor Leo VI of Byzantium,known as "the Wise" or "the Philosopher," was born. Emperor Leo VI issued imperial laws in Greek that became the legal code of the Empire and in 1356 the Battle of Poitiers was fought between England and France. Edward "the Black Prince" captured France's King John.

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