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1651
Susan Catherine Mary (née Murray), Countess of Southesk
Susan Catherine Mary (née Murray), Countess of Southesk
National Portrait Gallery, London. Camille Silvy. 
 
1652
Susan Feist Bryant
Susan Feist Bryant
 
 
1653
Susan Gilbert Dickinson (1830-1913)
Susan Gilbert Dickinson (1830-1913)
 
 
1654
Susan Singer Bell
Susan Singer Bell
 
 
1655
Sutherland, P. L. and Almira Mattox
Sutherland, P. L. and Almira Mattox
 
 
1656
Sviatoslav I of Kiev
Sviatoslav I of Kiev
Artist, F.G. Solntsev 
 
1657
Sweetheart Abbey
Sweetheart Abbey
 
 
1658
Swift, Jonathan
Swift, Jonathan
 
 
1659
Sydney Beauclerk PC
Sydney Beauclerk PC
Rosalba Carriera (–1757), artist. 
 
1660
Tabitha Booth McMillan
Tabitha Booth McMillan
 
 
1661
Taillebourg Castle
Taillebourg Castle
 
 
1662
Teresa [Mafalda/Mathilde/Matilda] de Portugal, Ctss of Flanders
Teresa [Mafalda/Mathilde/Matilda] de Portugal, Ctss of Flanders
 
 
1663
The ancient arms of the Earls of Chester
The ancient arms of the Earls of Chester
 
 
1664
The Arms of the Stewards of Scotland
The Arms of the Stewards of Scotland
A fess chequy argent and azure. 
 
1665
The Battle of Agincourt
The Battle of Agincourt
 
 
1666
The battle of al-Buqaia
The battle of al-Buqaia
Nur al-Din was surprised at Al-Buqai'a al-Hosn, almost being captured and suffering a humiliating defeat. Asbridge marks this as the point at which he became truly committed to jihad. He exacted revenge shortly thereafter at Harim, crushing the armies of Antioch and Tripoli.  
 
1667
The Battle of Halidon Hill
The Battle of Halidon Hill
Edward III dealt a crushing defeat to Sir Archibald Douglas as the Scots attempted to relieve the English seige of Berwick-upon-Tweed.  
 
1668
The Battle of Hattin
The Battle of Hattin
At Hattin, Saladin won the decisive victory that ultimately resulted in the fall of Jerusalem (2 Oct 1187) and the confinement of Frankish power to the enclaves of Tyre, Tripoli and Antioch. As for the battle itself, King Guy was baited out of his staging point at Saffuriya by an attack on Tiberias and then outflanked and surrounded by a superior force in the waterless plateau around an ancient volcano known as the Horns of Hattin. Raymond III of Tripoli, Balian of Ibelin, and Reynaud of Sidon fled the field, abandoning Guy to his fate.  
 
1669
The Bayeux Tapestry
The Bayeux Tapestry
William with his half-brothers, Odo and Robert.  
 
1670
The Carolingian Empire
The Carolingian Empire
 
 
1671
The Church of St Mary and All Saints, Fotheringhay
The Church of St Mary and All Saints, Fotheringhay
 
 
1672
The Crusader States, 1165
The Crusader States, 1165
 
 
1673
The Crusader States, ca. 1135
The Crusader States, ca. 1135
 
 
1674
The Death of Henry de Bohun
The Death of Henry de Bohun
H E Marshall, Scotland's Story, 1906 
 
1675
The Execution of Lady Jane Grey
The Execution of Lady Jane Grey
Paul Delaroche, 1833 
 
1676
The Golden Gate of Kiev
The Golden Gate of Kiev
 
 
1677
The Hirsel
The Hirsel
1 Jan 1900 
 
1678
The Innerarity House
The Innerarity House
Pensacola, Florida, ca. 1890. Originally the Panton, Leslie warehouse. The warehouse was converted into the residence of the Inneraritys after the Pensacola fire of 1848 destroyed the original Panton-Forbes House. The Innerarity House was destroyed by fire in 1915. 
 
1679
The Kulikovskys with Tikhon and Guri
The Kulikovskys with Tikhon and Guri
 
 
1680
The Limousin Rebellion of 1182
The Limousin Rebellion of 1182
Tiring of the tournament and again chafing over his political irrelevance, the Young King saw an opportunity to take make his place by breaking with Richard; his opening was the simmering feud between his brother and the nobles of Limousin, trouble which had been sparked by the disputed succession to the County of Limoges in June 1181. Richard had bayed them relentlessly- and that with the assistance of Henry and the Old King- until bringing them to heel in July 1182. But sensing fresh opportunity, the Taillefers and and Angoulêmes sent overtures of fealty to the Young King. The bait was taken and war-footing against the Duke resumed. During Henry II's great Christmas court of 1182, Henry and Richard quarreled and, feigning reconciliation, Henry joined the rebels at Limoges while ostensibly bearing the Angevin olive branch. Richard responded with a series of lightening raids to prevent a concentration of forces and then invested Limoges. As for Henry II, he initially sat out the hostilities until an attempted parlay resulted in the felling of the king's horse. Thinking the arrow bolt was meant for him, the Old King was driven directly into the arms of Richard. The belligerents now declared for the Young King included King Philip of France, Geoffrey of Brittany, Duke Hugh of Burgundy, Count Raymond of Toulouse, Viscount Aimar V, and Geoffrey de Lusignan. (King Alfonso sided with the Old King and Henry as a check on Toulouse.) This impressive show of support, on the other hand, did not include funds and so Henry slipped out of Limoges to rob nearby abbeys in hopes that the proceeds would keep his mercenaries in the field. Richard's siege might have collapsed had Henry not fallen ill, succumbing finally to dysentery at Martel. With his death the rebellion collapsed. "Like the king in chess, the Young King had possessed very little power of his own, yet without him it was impossible to carry on the game." Gillingham, 75. 
 
1681
The Marriage of Aoife and Strongbow
The Marriage of Aoife and Strongbow
Daniel Maclise (1854) 
 
1682
The Princess Victoria, Crown Princess of Prussia in 1867
The Princess Victoria, Crown Princess of Prussia in 1867
Artist, Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805–1873) 
 
1683
The Rufus Stone
The Rufus Stone
New Forest, Hampshire 
 
1684
The Siege of Antioch
The Siege of Antioch
Gustave Döre, artist. While Bóhemund engineered the delivery of the city by a tower commander, a small contingent of his men actually scaled the wall and secured control of a postern gate that lead to the fall of everything save the citadel. The following day the army of Abbasid commander Kerbogha invested the city. Facing starvation and a promise of no quarter, Bóhemund threw his threadbare force against the Muslims on 28 Jun 1098. Kerbodha dithered. When he finally brought up his main force its cohesion was shattered by the flight of the troops stationed just beyond the gates. The Christians would hold Antioch until it was sacked by the Mamluk sultan, Baybars, in 1268. 
 
1685
The Suppression of the Knights Templar
The Suppression of the Knights Templar
With years of war straining the royal coffers, French king Philip IV began targeting vulnerable sources of wealth for confiscation: first, he ordered the expulsion of the kingdom's Jews (21 Jun 1306) and then leveled charges of heresy and sodomy at the Templars. Mass arrests were carried out on 13 Oct 1307 or Friday the 13th. This included their Grand Master, James of Molay, who was in France to consult with the king and pope on a new crusade. Pope Clement V succeeded in slowing the rush to judgment by calling for inquisitions in the other Catholic kingdoms where reception was, at best, lukewarm; however, Philip would not be denied. After the pope closed the order in 1312, its properties were parceled, its members packed off to other orders and the most visible leaders imprisoned. Molay and Geoffrey of Charney renounced their confessions and were burned at the stake on 18 Mar 1314. 
 
1686
The White Ship Disaster
The White Ship Disaster
 
 
1687
Theophilus Lindsey Toulmin
Theophilus Lindsey Toulmin
 
 
1688
Thomas à Becket
Thomas à Becket
Miniature from an English psalter commemorating his martyrdom, c. 1250, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore 
 
1689
Thomas and Octavia McGraw
Thomas and Octavia McGraw
 
 
1690
Thomas and Octavia McGraw
Thomas and Octavia McGraw
 
 
1691
Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden
Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden
 
 
1692
Thomas Beatrice McGraw
Thomas Beatrice McGraw
 
 
1693
Thomas Beatrice McGraw
Thomas Beatrice McGraw
 
 
1694
Thomas Burge and daughter, Sadai
Thomas Burge and daughter, Sadai
 
 
1695
Thomas Cardinal Wolsey, Archbishop of York
Thomas Cardinal Wolsey, Archbishop of York
Trinity College, collection.  
 
1696
Thomas Connell (1738-1835)
Thomas Connell (1738-1835)
162 acres at 1 SE ST STEPHENS No 17N 13E 1. 
 
1697
Thomas Cromwell (1485-1540)
Thomas Cromwell (1485-1540)
1st Earl of Essex KG PC  
 
1698
Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th earl Warwick
Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th earl Warwick
 
 
1699
Thomas de Holland
Thomas de Holland
1st Earl of Kent, 1st Baron Holand, KG (c. 1314 – 26 December 1360)  
 
1700
Thomas de Holland
Thomas de Holland
1st Earl of Kent, 1st Baron Holand, KG (c. 1314 – 26 December 1360)  
 

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