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by PRINCE WILLIAM
Thu May 26, 2022 1:10 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1438 AD The Council of Florence opens in Ferrara (the next year moved to Florence to avoid a plague in Ferrara).

1439 AD Pope Eugene IV issues the Bull of Union with the Greeks, proclaiming the end of the East-West Schism, which was repudiated by most eastern bishops shortly thereafter.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed May 25, 2022 12:49 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1433 AD Sigismund is crowned Holy Roman Emperor in Rome. There has been no crowned Emperor since his father's death, Charles IV, in 1378.

1434 AD At the Battle of Lipany, the Catholics and Ultraquists defeat the Taborites, ending the Hussite Wars.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun May 22, 2022 9:39 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1426 AD At the Battle of St. James an English army under John, Duke of Bedford, defeats the French under Arthur de Richemont, forcing the Duke of Brittany to recognize English suzerainty. 1427 AD Radu II of Wallachia resumes the throne for the fourth time, but a seven-year struggle for it ends when ...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat May 21, 2022 5:07 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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Βump! 1416 AD Venetian admiral Pietro Loredan destroys the Ottoman fleet at Calipolli at the entrance of the Bosporus straights. 1417 AD Avignon Pope Benedict XIII is deposed, bringing to an end the Great Western Schism. 1418 AD John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy, captures Paris while the English s...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed May 18, 2022 1:36 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1412 AD On January the 6th Joan of Arc was born. Tradition has it that on this day the roosters started before even it was dawn to herald the coming of different dawn for France. 1413 AD Henry the V of England succeeds his father Henry the IV. this heralds the opening of the last phase of the Hundre...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue May 17, 2022 12:34 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1398 AD Johannes Gutenberg is born, he will be one of humanity's benefactors making the creation of books so much easier. 1399 AD Henry the IV is crowned King after Richard the II is forced to abdicate. 1400 AD The Turks lift the siege of Constantinople to face the advancing Timur army. They are cru...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun May 15, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1389 AD The Battle of Kosovo heralds the dawn of slavery to the Ottomans for Serbs. Because of the number of their people that died there, Serbs consider the area sacred and that's why it is difficult to recognise it as an independent state nowadays. 1390 AD The Ottomans take Philadelphia, the last ...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun May 15, 2022 2:12 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1384 AD Taking advantage of the Portuguese political crisis, Castillian forces invade and lay siege to Lisbon. It will take 4 months but the defenders helped by a plague will repel the invaders. 1385 AD The crisis ended with the coronation of John the I of Portugal. Later he will defeat the Castilia...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat May 14, 2022 5:30 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1378 AD A year of the Papacy, one Pope died (Gregory XI), two were elected (!) Pope Urban VI and Antipope Clement VII and one was born (the future Callixtus III). 1379 AD The aforementioned truce is over and English forces recapturemost of Brittany. 1380 AD In the Battle of Kulikovo, Russian forces ...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri May 13, 2022 7:53 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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It is a preference matter, history is mine. 1370 AD Bastille is founded, 419 years later it will become a symbol. 1371 AD Robert II becomes the first Stuart king of Scotland, after the death of his uncle, David II. Stuarts will be the last royal family of Scotland as an independent realm. But this w...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri May 13, 2022 12:43 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1363 AD: Cretans revolt against Venetian rule on August 25. As this day is the day of Saint Titus (one of the patron saints of Crete) the revolt took the name Revolt of St. Titus.

1364 AD: The Jagiellonian University is founded in Kraków.

1365 AD: The University of Vienna is founded.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Thu May 12, 2022 12:50 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1359 AD Greek and Latin states of Southern Greece join forces to fight the coming Turks. Their fleet met the Turkish and crushed it. 1360 AD The treaty of Bretigny ends the first part of the Hundred Years' war with terms that are bad for France. 1361 AD Edward the Black Prince gets married. He's alr...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon May 09, 2022 8:11 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1348 AD The Countess of Salisbury had her garter slipped from her leg while she was dancing at a court ball at Calais. When the surrounding courtiers sniggered, the king (Edward the III) picked it up and returned it to her, exclaiming, "Honi soit qui mal y pense!" ('Shame on him who thinks ill of it...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon May 09, 2022 12:49 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1345 AD English forces annexe Gascony in the name of Edward the III. 1346 AD The English defeated the French in one of the three biggest battles of the Hundred Years' war, at Crecy. The French had the numbers with them but the English better position and skilled bowmen gave them the victory. At the ...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun May 08, 2022 6:46 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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Yet, when the game started numbers just as numbers were accepted, this is not out of concept and as we try to close the gap between the numbers and the number of posts, we'd better go on. 1339 AD All streets in the city of Florence are paved, the first European city in post-Roman times where this ha...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun May 08, 2022 10:07 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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Views: 108322

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1337AD The Hundred Years' War starts. It will destroy both England and France for many years to come.

(Sorry Flavius for taking 1337)
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri May 06, 2022 8:18 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1315 AD Louis X is crowned King of France at Reims.

1316 AD Louis dies and his son is king from the moment of his birth to the moment of his death which unfortunately is five days later (the curse of De Molais, we were talking about...)
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri May 06, 2022 12:18 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1311 AD Battle of Halmyros (near today's Volos): The Catalan Company defeats Walter V, Count of Brienne and his forces, to take control of the Duchy of Athens. 1312 AD Pope Clement V officially disbands the Knights Templar. This is following years of persecution of the Knights Templar and execution ...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Thu May 05, 2022 8:26 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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1307 AD On October 13th King Philip the IV ordered the arrest of all the surviving Knight Templars, not many after the fall of the Holy Land, with the cooperation of PopeClement the V. (that's how the Friday the 13th superstition was born). In England (where the papal word had less of a weight) few ...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Thu May 05, 2022 2:13 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1448
Views: 108322

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1305 AD William Wallace is captured and executed, yet Scotland is lost to England for the next three centuries.