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1421 died Mehmed I, Ottoman sultan. He was buried in Bursa, near the so-called Green Mosque built by him. The monument built by his son Murad II is called Green Tomb. @medievodons Pics.: Wikipedia Commons

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1085 Pope Gregory VII died. These illustrations show (above) the flight from Rome, (below) exile and death. @medievodons

Ms.: Jena, Thüringer Universitäts-Landesbibliothek: Ms. Bos. q. 6, fol. 79r

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1388 died Kuno II of Falkenstein, archbishop and elector of Trier. He was buried in the St. Kastor Church in Koblenz. @medievodons Pic.: Wikipedia Commons

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1277 Pope John XXI died and was buried in the cathedral of Viterbo. His tomb was redesigned in the 19th century. @medievodons Pic: Wikipedia Commons

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1218 Emperor Otto IV died. He was buried in Brunswick Cathedral. @medievodons Pic.: Grave slab in Brunswick Cathedral, Wikipedia Commons.

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1410 died Rupert ('of the Palatinate'), Holy Roman King. He was buried in the Heiliggeistkirche in Heidelberg. The tomb shows him next to his wife Elisabeth of Hohenzollern, who died a year after him. @medievodons Pic.: Wikipedia Commons

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1307 died Conrad II of Pfeffenhausen, bishop of Eichstätt. He was buried in the Eichstätt Cathedral. @medievodons Pic: Wikipedia Commons

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1395 died Beatrix of Berg, Electress of the Palatinate. She was buried in the collegiate church of St. Ägidius in Neustadt an der Weinstraße. The picture shows her grave slab, which was embedded in the floor.. @medievodons Pic.: Wikipedia Commons

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1219 William Marshal, "the best knight that ever lived" (Stephen Langton), died. In his Historia Anglorum, Matthew Paris highlighted the death with an inverted coat of arms - and a crossbow. @medievodons Ms.: BL Royal MS 14 C VII f. 104v.

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John the Orphanotropho was chief court eunuch in Byzantium (11th c.). He was involved in various intrigues, the picture shows Empress Zoë trying unsuccessfully to have him poisoned. He died 1034. @medievodons Pic: Madrid, BNE, Codex Vitr. 26-2, f. 212r.

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1141 (or 1142) Robert de Brus, Lord of Annandale and progenitor of the Brus family, died. He was buried in Guisborough Priory, which he founded and which is now a ruin. @medievodons Pic: Wikipedia Commons

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1480 died Philip I (the elder) of Hanau-Lichtenberg. He was buried in the town church of St. Nicholas in Babenhausen, where his epitaphs made of red sandstone is preserved. @medievodons Pic.: Wikipedia Commons

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1329 died John Droxford, bishop of Bath and Wells. He was buried in Wells cathedral, where his effigy is still on display today. @medievodons Pic.: Wikipedia Commons

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1482 Ludwig of Rothenstein died. He was buried in the collegiate church in Bad Grönenbach, where his sandstone epitaph, probably created by Niklas Türing the Elder, is still intact today. @medievodons

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973 died Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor. His tomb in Magdeburg Cathedral is presented like this today. @medievodons

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1471, shortly after the Battle of Tewkesbury Edmund Beaufort was executed. He had previously sought shelter in Tewkesbury cathedral. @medievodons

MS: Besançon, BM, 1168, f 6v

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1198 died Sophia of Minsk. As the wife of her first husband Valdemar I she was Queen of Denmark, as the wife of her second husband Louis III she was Landgravine of Thuringia. She was buried in St. Bendt's Church in Ringsted. @medievodons Pics: WC

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1472 the troops of the House of Lancaster were crushed in the Battle of Twekesbury. Many prominent Lancastrian nobles were killed during the battle or executed shortly afterwards. @medievodons Ms: Besançon, BM, 1168, f 4v

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1481 Mehmet II ,the Conqueror' died. He was buried in the Fatih Mosque complex he built. His tomb is presented like this today. @medievodons Pic.: Wikipedia Commons

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1250 died Al-Malik al-Mu'azzam Turan Shah, the seventh sultan of the Ayyubids in Egypt. The circumstances vary, here: He is simply stabbed to death. On the right, the captured Louis IX. @medievodons MS: BNF, Français 5716, f. 127v.

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1308 King Albert I was murdered by a group around his nephew John. Almost 200 years later, the act was depicted in this drawing. @medievodons MS: Chronicle of the 95 dominions of Austria, Burgerbibliothek Bern, Cod. A45, f. 97r

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1315 Enguerrand de Marigny, chamberlain to Philip IV of France, was hanged at Montfaucon. @medievodons Hs.: BNF Français 2606 f. 361v

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1495 died Rudolf II of Scherenberg, bishop of Würzburg. His successor Lorenz von Bibra commissioned Tilman Riemenschneider to design the monument, which stands in St. Kilians Cathedral in Würzburg. @medievodons Pic.: Wikipedia Commons

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1400 died the jurist Baldus de Ubaldis. He was buried in Pavia in the church of San Francesco. His tomb slab can be found today on the Old Campus of the University of Pavia. @medievodons

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in 1404 Philip the Bold died. His tomb in the Palais des Ducs de Bourgogne was built between 1384 and 1410, damaged in the 18th century and restored in the 19th century. @medievodons Pic.: Wikipedia Commons

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