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Medieval Timeline: Today in Medieval History

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On this date, September 24th, in medieval history:

  • 768 – Death of Pepin II (“The Short”), father of Charlemagne
  • 787 – Second Council of Nicea reconvenes, after being interrupted earlier (in August) by soldiers still loyal to the memory of Emperor Constantine V
  • 1143 – Death of Pope Innocent II
  • 1180 – Alexius II Comnenus becomes Emperor of Byzantium at age 11
  • 1230 – The Kingdom of Leon unites with the Kingdom of Castile under Ferdinand III