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by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue Apr 26, 2022 12:54 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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In 1268 AD Baibars takes Antioch massacring its entire populace. Aided by the earthquake later in the year this massacre is the end of the ancient metropolis. It will last for 150 years but it will be diminishing by the year until it will be lost in the ravages of time.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon Apr 25, 2022 8:17 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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1262 AD Castilian-Leonese forces led by Alfonso X (the Wise) conquer Cádiz, the city is under Moorish rule since 711. The Muslims are ousted, and Alfonso repopulates the region. Though a major victory is far from the end purpose. The Reconquista has far to go yet. 1263 King Alfonso X conquers Niebla...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Apr 23, 2022 6:12 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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1258 AD Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, proclaims himself Prince of Wales, first used in an agreement between Llywelyn and his supporters and the Scottish nobility. He becomes the last ruler of an independent Wales, before its conquest by future King Edward I (Longshanks).
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun Apr 17, 2022 3:03 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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1256 AD Emperor Theodore II (Laskaris), of the Empire of Nicaea, conducts a military campaign to recover Thrace from the Bulgarians.

1257 AD He succeeds in this campaign but this brings him to a frontal clash with the Despotate of Epirus.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri Apr 15, 2022 9:27 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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1250 AD year of birth of John, last Emperor of Nicaea.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed Apr 13, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Open Chaos Game
Replies: 16
Views: 736

Re: Open Chaos Game

I had seen once an army from Tunis conveyed in Sweden!
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue Apr 12, 2022 12:45 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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1245 In the First Council of Lyon (a general church council held at Lyon), Innocent IV declares Emperor Frederick II excommunicated and deposed. He proclaims the Seventh Crusade. He also sends Giovanni da Pian del Carpine (accompanied by Stephen of Bohemia) to the Mongol court at the Karakorum, sugg...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon Apr 11, 2022 3:01 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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1240 AD Battle of the Neva: A Swedish army under Bishop Thomas sails up the Gulf of Finland in their longboats. They proceed into the Neva River with the aim of seizing control over Lake Ladoga and from there, striking at the city of Novgorod. Prince Alexander rallies his druzhina comparable to the ...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Apr 09, 2022 7:07 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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1230 AD Alfonso IX dies after a 42-year reign and is succeeded by his son Ferdinand III.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed Apr 06, 2022 4:03 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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Pelagius was stubborn ash!

1220 AD: King Henry III makes large alterations to the Tower of London, including new curtain walls, and improved water-filled ditch, and a water gate to enter the castle directly from the Thames (clever boy, at the time he was only 12 years old)
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Apr 02, 2022 3:32 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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1218 ΑD King Henry III writes to the Welsh ruler Llywelyn the Great and promises safe-conduct if they meet at Worcester. A peace treaty is signed, which confirms Llywelyn's ownership of Wales. In return, Llywelyn agrees to pay homage to Henry and to return those castles that he has captured during h...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Apr 02, 2022 7:34 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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Well, the comment was exactly on that, if ask someone about John, he will tell you the bad king who wanted to steal the crown, Robin Hood, etc. Actual history is thrown out of the window! 1216 AD: John dies and he is succeeded by his son Henry the III. Henry takes over a realm in real danger with Fr...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri Apr 01, 2022 6:45 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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1215 AD John, King of England, grants the Magna Carta creating the first form of constitution in history. Ironicly most people know him as the "bad" brother of Richard the Lionheart than for this fact!
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Thu Mar 31, 2022 5:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Petition to remove Russia from Diplomacy
Replies: 38
Views: 1886

Re: Petition to remove Russia from Diplomacy

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Thu Mar 31, 2022 4:36 pm
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by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri Mar 25, 2022 1:10 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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1213 AD The Queen of Georgia Tamr dies after a thirty-year reign which made Georgia a strong kingdom.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Thu Mar 24, 2022 4:20 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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1209 AD July 22 The Crusader army, led by Simon de Monfort, arrives in the Languedoc area and makes camp at Béziers, to start a siege. The citizens, believing that their city walls are impregnable, harass the Crusaders, by sending a group of soldiers (supported by armed civilians) to launch a sortie...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue Mar 22, 2022 5:47 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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Yes, indeed but it was after Richard's death (at least a source of the time claims so). He did disobey the King's wishes. Well informed, I see. 1202 AD The Crusaders have financial disputes with doge Enrico Dandolo. The cunning Venetian plots already to turn them on Constantinople. 1203 AD The Crusa...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue Mar 22, 2022 7:19 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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Richard was so chivalric that pardoned the boy for killing him and ordered him to be released. 1200 AD Turning of the century. Kings John and Philip II sign a peace treaty at Le Goulet, an island in the middle of the Seine River, near Vernon in Normandy. The agreement recognizes John as an overlord ...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon Mar 21, 2022 9:41 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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Oups! 1196 was the next number.

1196 AD Ivan Asen I is stabbed to death by Ivanko, a Bulgarian boyar (aristocrat), who is accused of having an affair with Ivan's wife's sister. He is succeeded by his brother Kaloyan (Good John) as co-ruler of the Bulgarian Empire.
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by PRINCE WILLIAM
Mon Mar 21, 2022 9:29 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1478
Views: 112803

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Don't worry, it happens.

1195 AD Alexius III Angelus overthrows Isaac II and becomes Byzantine Emperor starting a conflict that will reach its peak with the fourth crusade and the fall of the empire.