Category Archives: AD 1570

Today in HisStory – February 25

Anabaptist leader Jacob Hutter was hunted down and burned to death in Austria after being tortured, whipped, and immersed in freezing water to mock baptismal practices. (1536) Queen Elizabeth I of England was excommunicated by Pope Pius V for her … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 9

St. Adrian of Canterbury, an African minister, died. Well-educated, he had made Canterbury a center of learning for the British isles. (710 AD) 700 Jews of Basel, Switzerland were burned alive in their houses. (1349) Judges’ investigations for the trial … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 2

Roman Emperor Diocletian ordered a slaughter of Christians at an English town which, because of the event, became known as Lichfield. Lichfield means field of corpses. (303 AD) The Alamanni crossed the frozen Rhine River in large numbers and invaded … Continue reading

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