Friday, February 22, 2013

History Trivia - Robert the Frisian victory

February 22
1071 Battle of Cassel:  Robert I the Frisian defeated Arnulf III who was killed in the battle.  Robert became count of Flanders and ruled until 1093. 
1276 Innocent V was crowned Roman Catholic pope. He is noted for his commentaries on the Pauline epistles (Letters of St. Paul - 13 New Testament books).
1495 King Charles VIII of France entered Naples to claim the city's throne.

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