Sunday, April 10, 2011
April 11, 146 Lucius Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome 193-211, was born. 491 Flavius Anastasius became Byzantine Emperor, with the name of Anastasius I.1240Llywelyn ap Iorweth died. Prince of Gwynedd, Llywelyn the Great managed to unite most of Wales under his control, developed castle building and supported abbeys in the process. Much of his reign was marked by conflict with King John of England, whose illegitimate daughter Joan was Llywelyn's wife. 1689 William III and Mary II were crowned as joint sovereigns of Britain.