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by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun May 15, 2022 2:12 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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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
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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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
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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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
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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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
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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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
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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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
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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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
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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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
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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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
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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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
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

Re: The Counting Game

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
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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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: 1478
Views: 112992

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1305 AD William Wallace is captured and executed, yet Scotland is lost to England for the next three centuries.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed May 04, 2022 7:01 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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1303 AD An earthquake with Crete as an epicentre, rocks the whole of the western Mediterranean and severely damages the Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the last surviving wonders of the world. It will survive in part for 150 years before it will be demolished in favour of a coastal fort.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed May 04, 2022 1:46 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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From what I have read the battle wasn't the only thing done wrong in this movie! 1298 AD After a year's siege, the revolting commune of Palestrina (near Rome) under the Colona family, surrenders, and is razed to the ground and salted by order of Pope Boniface VI. Palestrina surrendered after a Papal...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed May 04, 2022 6:34 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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1294 Architect Arnolfo di Cambio designs Florence Cathedral (Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, better known simply as Il Duomo); he also begins work on the Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence From the two of them, Duomo is much more impressive and majestic. I didn't realise at the time that both c...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue May 03, 2022 8:27 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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Well, I'd prefer it along the lines of: 1290 AD The University of Coimbra is founded in Lisbon, Portugal by King Denis of Portugal; it moves to Coimbra in 1308. He also commands that Portuguese will be the country's official language instead of Latin. 1291 AD The Siege of Acre ends when Al-Ashraf Kh...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue May 03, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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Yes, it would be nice to do so. 1283 AD After the aforementioned conquest of Wales construction of Caernarfon Castle, Conwy Castle, and Harlech Castle is begun by King Edward I of England, as a system of defences against possible future Welsh uprisings. 1284 AD Prince Edward son of Edward is born, h...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Apr 30, 2022 7:09 pm
Forum: Feedback/Bug Reports
Topic: Pronouns in Account Bio
Replies: 22
Views: 1353

Re: Pronouns in Account Bio

In Greek, the countries are female too. We'd say her army or her capital city etc. Cities and states too but rivers are males!
Now, in Greek dog is a male, and the cat is a female. In ancient Greek was the same.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Thu Apr 28, 2022 11:24 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112992

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1273 Thomas Aquinas writes Summa Theologica, a masterwork of Catholic theology (for which he is considered one of the greatest theologians of the West), leaving it unfinished after having a mystical experience during Mass.