Category Archives: 10th Century

Historical Facts from 0901 to 1000 CE

January 26, 945

On January 26, 945 the Byzantine co-emperors and brothers, Stephen and Constantine, were overthrown by their brother-in-law, Constantine VII, and forced to take vows as monks at the monastery at Prote. What makes that especially funny is that in 944, … Continue reading

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May 26, 946

Today, May 26, 946 CE, King Edmund I of England was murdered. According to the chronicler John of Worcester, a convicted outlaw named Leofa attacked an unnamed seneschal of Edmund’s during a celebration of St. Augustine’s… Continue reading

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March 30, 988

On March 30, 988 CE, Baldwin IV with the Beard, became the Count of Flanders when he succeeded his father, Amulf II. Did Baldwin do anything truly noteworthy? No. But he also didn’t really screw anything up, which can be … Continue reading

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May 14, 964

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 964 AD Pope John XII was beaten to death by a jealous husband who came home way too soon and found the Pope in bed with his wife. This was the second time a … Continue reading

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