Saturday, May 11, 2013

History Trivia - France accuses members of Knights Templar as heretics, burning them at the stake

May 11

 330 Constantinople was dedicated as the new capital of the Roman Empire during the reign of Constantine the Great.

482 Justinian I (the Great) was born.  He was Byzantine (East Roman) emperor AD 527-565 who collected Roman laws under one code known as the Justinian Code.

1310 In France fifty-four members of the Knights Templar were burned at the stake as heretics.

1559 Religious reformer John Knox ignited the Scottish Reformation with a sermon at Perth, Scotland.

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