Category Archives: AD 1607

Today in HisStory – February 26

Robert Drury, a Catholic priest, was hanged, drawn, and quartered in England for refusing to condemn his faith. (1607) Spanish Inquisition delivered an injunction to Galileo demanding he give up his belief in heliocentrism. (1616) Author Victor Hugo was born. … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 30

Bathilde died. She was a Christian slave who rose to become queen and regent of France and worked to end slavery in France. (680 AD) Jews at Freilsburg, Germany were massacred. (1349) Gunther of Schwarzburg was chosen at the German … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 19

Vikings wiped out the monastery on the Isle of Iona. They allowed its monks to celebrate mass before slaying them. (825 AD) Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, was executed in the Tower of London for treason. (1547) Reformed scholars issue … Continue reading

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