Ante Diem V Kal. Feb. AM 7514/AUC 2758
Today is the Feast of St Peter Nolasco, C., with a Commemoration of the Second Feast of St Agnes, VM. St Peter's biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia.
It is also the Traditional Feast of St Charlemagne, Roman Emperor and the Nameday of my son, Charles Albert Mary. The Emperor's biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia.
From the East:
Ephraim the Syrian
Isaac the Syrian, Bishop of Ninevah
From Ted Hewitt's Group:
On this day:
AD 814, Charlemagne King of the Franks and Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71. St Charlemagne, pray for Europe!
AD 1077, His Holiness, Pope Gregory VII pardons Roman Emperor Heinrich IV over the investiture contoversy.
AD 1099, The Militiæ Christi of the First Crusade lay siege to Hosn-el-Akrad, Syria, on the way to Jerusalem!
AD 1547, Edward VI, age nine, succeeds Henry VIII as king of England. Henry had been a schismatic Catholic. Under Edward, heresy began to triumph.
AD 1561, By Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended. A mistake. Had they been hounded from the Kingdom, the Revolution might have been avoided!
AD 1788, Lord Gordon found guilty of libel of queen of France. This was the certifiably insane, viciously anti-Catholic of the Gordon Riots.
AD 1848, His Majesty, the King of Naples grants his subjects a constitution.
AD 1858, The insane terrorist, John Brown organized raid on Arsenal at Harper's Ferry, for which he was justly hung.
AD 1871, Paris surrenders to Prussians. The fruit of the illegitimate «Empire» this led to the Commune and the Third Republic.
AD 1960, H.R.H. The Prince Wolfgang, of the Legitmate House of England and Scotland, born.
AD 1988, Canada's Supreme court declares anti-abortion law unconstitutional, «legalising» the murder of the unborn. Woe to Canada!