On This Day

1247 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 3 Willem II of Holland elected Roman Catholic German emperor

Deaths in History

  • Feb 16 Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)
  • Feb 25 Hendrik IV, duke of Limburg/earl of Bergen (1226-47), dies
  • Jun 10 Rodrigo Jimenez de Rada, archbishop Toledo/advisor Alfonso VIII, dies
  • Nov 22 Robin Hood, dies (from "A Lytell Geste of Robyn Hood")