Friday, March 2, 2012
March 2, 462 Total Lunar Eclipse. 672 Saint Caedda died. He was educated at Lindisfarne and spent time in Ireland before succeeding his brother as Abbot of Laestingaeu in Yorkshire. 871 Battle at Marton: Ethelred of Wessex beat the Danish invasion army. 986 Louis V became King of the Franks. 986 Lothair, King of France, died. 1127 Charles the Good, Count of Flanders, was murdered while at prayer in the church of St. Donat at Bruges. 1316 King Robert II of Scotland, the first Stewart King, was born.