[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
>I'm waiting with great curiosity to hear from those living in Normandy and
>England to tell us about the eclipse. I suppose in this day of scientific
>enlightenment, there isn't much to say......
> But evidently 1000 years ago when Richard II was Duke of Normandy and
>his nephew (our Walderne/Walter) was perhaps 8 years old, it was quite an
>event. Since it was so close to the millennium and followed the devastation
>of the Crusades, perhaps they believed that the day of reckoning was upon
The millennium in 1000 AD was a big event, for sure.
But the First Crusade was in 1096; it hadn't happened yet.
[ This is the Sinclair family discussion list, email@example.com
[ To get off or on the list, see http://www.mids.org/sinclair/list.html
- From: "Spirit One Email" <firstname.lastname@example.org>