Saturday, May 10, 2014

History Trivia - Religious reformer John Knox ignites the Scottish Reformation

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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