The Counting Game

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Re: The Counting Game

#1201 Post by Deeply_Dippy » Fri Feb 18, 2022 7:28 pm

1158

Two Minutes to Midnight.

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Re: The Counting Game

#1202 Post by damo666 » Sat Feb 19, 2022 11:55 am

damo666 wrote:
Fri Feb 18, 2022 4:39 pm
1156 the lowest centred 11-gonal number that is also octohedral
I should have put 'composite' after 'lowest' to eliminate the trivial solution if 1.
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Re: The Counting Game

#1203 Post by damo666 » Sat Feb 19, 2022 11:59 am

1159 the time now (uk).
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#1204 Post by PRINCE WILLIAM » Sat Feb 19, 2022 1:18 pm

1160 AD Erik IX is murdered, after which his murderer Magnus Henriksen proclaims himself king of Sweden as Magnus II. Erik is worshipped as a saint and patron of Sweden.

1161 AD The aforementioned Magnus is murdered by Charles VII (or Karl) who will reign until 1167.
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#1205 Post by damo666 » Sat Feb 19, 2022 3:20 pm

1162 the year of birth of Temujin better known as Ghenghis Khan.
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#1206 Post by PRINCE WILLIAM » Sun Feb 20, 2022 3:59 pm

1163 AD The first stone of Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral is set by Pope Alexander III, it will take a century to complete.
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#1207 Post by Wusti » Mon Feb 21, 2022 10:55 am

1164
Venice secures its loans against fiscal revenues, to obtain lower interest rates.

In the first operation of this kind, the Republic obtains 1150 silver marci, for 12 years of the taxes levied on the Rialto market.

Welcome to the start of modern banking systems as we know them.
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#1208 Post by PRINCE WILLIAM » Mon Feb 21, 2022 7:29 pm

1165 AD King Malcolm IV dies at Jedburgh after a 12-year reign and is succeeded by his brother William I (the Lion) as ruler of Scotland.
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#1209 Post by Deeply_Dippy » Tue Feb 22, 2022 7:55 pm

1166

Only another 800 years until England win the FIFA World Cup...

And possibly another 800 until they do so again!
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#1210 Post by PRINCE WILLIAM » Tue Mar 01, 2022 9:50 pm

1167 AD Battle of Sirmium, on July 8 Byzantine forces (15,000 men) under General Andronikos Kontostephanos defeat the Hungarians at Sirmium. Emperor Manuel I (Komnenos) consolidates his control over the western Balkans.
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#1211 Post by Wusti » Tue Mar 01, 2022 10:11 pm

1168
Emperor Rokujō is deposed by his grandfather, retired-Emperor Go-Shirakawa, after an 8-month reign. He is succeeded by his 6-year-old uncle, Takakura, as the 80th emperor of Japan.
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#1212 Post by PRINCE WILLIAM » Wed Mar 02, 2022 9:58 am

1169 AD The Byzantine fleet under Admiral Andronikos Kontostephanos (this guy was a real piece of work, he was at the same time general and admiral!) sets out from the Hellespont; 60 war galleys are sent to Palestine. with money for "the knights of Jerusalem". Andronikos with the rest of the fleet sails to Cyprus, at which he defeats a patrolling squadron of 6 Fatimid ships.
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#1213 Post by Wusti » Wed Mar 02, 2022 12:26 pm

1170 SEN - Sports radio Sydney Australia.
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Re: The Counting Game

#1214 Post by Wusti » Wed Mar 02, 2022 1:10 pm

1171

Yesugei (Baghatur), Mongol chieftain, arranges a marriage between his 9-year-old son Temujin (Genghis Khan) and the daughter of the chief of a nearby clan, Börte. He is poisoned by the Tatars while sharing a meal during the wedding

1172

Henry II receives homage from the Irish princes who include Domnall Mór Ua Briain, king of Munster. He grants Hugh de Lacy the lordship of Meath (or Mide) for providing the services of 50 knights

1173

Abu Yaqub Yusuf, caliph of the Almohad Caliphate, re-populates the western Andalusian city of Beja. But it is rapidly abandoned, a sign of the quick demographic weakening of the Muslims in the peninsula
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#1215 Post by Jamiet99uk » Wed Mar 02, 2022 1:53 pm

Wusti wrote:
Wed Mar 02, 2022 1:10 pm
1171

Yesugei (Baghatur), Mongol chieftain, arranges a marriage between his 9-year-old son Temujin (Genghis Khan) and the daughter of the chief of a nearby clan, Börte. He is poisoned by the Tatars while sharing a meal during the wedding

1172

Henry II receives homage from the Irish princes who include Domnall Mór Ua Briain, king of Munster. He grants Hugh de Lacy the lordship of Meath (or Mide) for providing the services of 50 knights

1173

Abu Yaqub Yusuf, caliph of the Almohad Caliphate, re-populates the western Andalusian city of Beja. But it is rapidly abandoned, a sign of the quick demographic weakening of the Muslims in the peninsula
Don't take multiple turns in one post!
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#1216 Post by PRINCE WILLIAM » Wed Mar 02, 2022 2:07 pm

1174 AD Henry II does penance at Canterbury for the murder of Thomas Becket even though indirect (he had only exclaimed: Who will relieve me from this priest that brought me so much suffering!). He is whipped by the monks as punishment.
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#1217 Post by DarthPorg36 » Wed Mar 02, 2022 11:01 pm

1175 AD

Eleanor of Aquitaine is held under house arrest at Old Sarum Castle in Wiltshire. She is kept in comfort there – fine clothes for her are dispatched regularly from London.
Treaty of Windsor: High King Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair (or Roderic O'Conner) relinquishes his title and agrees to submit to Henry II as vassal of Connacht in Ireland.
May 22 – A group of Isma'ili Assassins gains access into Saladin's camp and attempts to kill him during the siege of Aleppo. But his bodyguard saves his life, the others are slain while trying to escape.
The Chinese court establishes several government-paper money factories in the cities of Chengdu, Hangzhou and Huizhou. In Hangzhou alone a daily workforce of more than 1,000 men is employed.
The Namayan Kingdom formed by a confederation of barangays, reaches its peak on Luzon (modern Philippines).
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Re: The Counting Game

#1218 Post by Wusti » Thu Mar 03, 2022 3:28 am

Jamiet99uk wrote:
Wed Mar 02, 2022 1:53 pm
Wusti wrote:
Wed Mar 02, 2022 1:10 pm
1171

Yesugei (Baghatur), Mongol chieftain, arranges a marriage between his 9-year-old son Temujin (Genghis Khan) and the daughter of the chief of a nearby clan, Börte. He is poisoned by the Tatars while sharing a meal during the wedding

1172

Henry II receives homage from the Irish princes who include Domnall Mór Ua Briain, king of Munster. He grants Hugh de Lacy the lordship of Meath (or Mide) for providing the services of 50 knights

1173

Abu Yaqub Yusuf, caliph of the Almohad Caliphate, re-populates the western Andalusian city of Beja. But it is rapidly abandoned, a sign of the quick demographic weakening of the Muslims in the peninsula
Don't take multiple turns in one post!
Every time you waste a post by doing that, you make it necessary to do more multi-posts to get back to post number = year.

DON'T DO THAT :D
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Re: The Counting Game

#1219 Post by PRINCE WILLIAM » Thu Mar 03, 2022 10:26 am

1176 AD After the attempt on his life, (see 1175 by Darth Porg), Saladin lays siege to the Ismaili ("Assassins") fortress of Masyaf, which is commanded by Rashid al-Din Sinan. He fails to take it
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Re: The Counting Game

#1220 Post by Deeply_Dippy » Thu Mar 03, 2022 8:17 pm

1177 - Really easy to confuse with 1111, 1117, 1171 etc, especially when handwritten.

That's why I always used the french style of crossed sevens!
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