Halloween Treat: A Night At Dracula’s Castle In Transylvania
Dracula’s castle will have overnight guests on Halloween, marking the first time since 1948 that anyone has slept in the Transylvanian fortress.
Vlad the Impaler the Inspiration Behind Count Dracula
Although vampires are often associated with Christianity (vampires are said to be repelled by holy objects such as crucifixes and holy water), the belief in these creatures, or beings with vampiric qu
Halloween Treat: A Night At Dracula’s Castle In Transylvania
Dracula’s castle will have overnight guests on Halloween, marking the first time since 1948 that anyone has slept in the Transylvanian fortress.
John Carpenter (bishop)
John Carpenter (1399–1476) was an English Bishop, Provost, and University Chancellor.
Bishop Carpenter's father was John Carpenter the elder, born c. 1362 to Richard or Renaud Carpenter of Cambrai...
Mōri Toyomoto
Mōri Toyomoto (毛利 豊元, 1444-1476) was a daimyo of the province of Aki, and father of Mōri Hiromoto. In 1461-1462, Toyomoto defeated Hatakeyama Yoshinari's army in Kawachi and Kii. During the year of 14...
Nicholas I of Opole
Nicholas I of Opole (Polish: Mikołaj I opolski) (c. 1424 – 3 July 1476) was a Duke of Opole since 1437 (until 1439 with his brother as co-ruler), Duke of Brzeg from 1450, ruler over Kluczbor...
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Thomas Butler of Cahir
Thomas Butler of Cahir (died 1476) was the great-grandson of James "Gallda" Butler who was the third son of James Butler, 3rd Earl of Ormond.
He married Catherine Power. He had two sons:
Catherine of Saxony, Electress of Brandenburg
Catherine of Saxony (1421 – 23 August 1476) was a princess of Saxony by birth and Electress of Brandenburg by marriage.
Catherine was a daughter of the Elector Frederick I of Saxony (1370–1428) fr...
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Simonetta Vespucci
Simonetta Cattaneo Vespucci (ca. 1453 – 26 April 1476), nicknamed la bella Simonetta, was an Italian Renaissance noblewoman from Genoa and the wife of Marco Vespucci of Florence. She was reno...
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George Neville (bishop)
George Neville (c. 1432 – 8 June 1476), archbishop of York and Chancellor of England, was the youngest son of Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury, and Alice Neville, 5th Countess of Salisbury....
Anne of York, Duchess of Exeter
Anne of York, Duchess of Exeter (10 August 1439 – 14 January 1476) was the first child and eldest surviving daughter of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville. She was thus an elder...
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Cristoforo di Geremia
Cristoforo di Geremia (1410–1476) was an Italian medalist and sculptor. Cristoforo was highly skilled in metalwork. Born in Mantua, he worked most of his life in Rome. Cristoforo did a number medals a...
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Domhnall Ballach
Domhnall Ballach, also known as Donald Balloch MacDonald (d. c. 1476) was a son of Iain Mòr Tànaiste MacDhòmhnaill and Margaret Bisset, daughter of MacEoin Bisset, Lord of The Glens. He was the second...
Simon de Lalaing
Simon de Lalaing (1405–1476) was an Admiral of Flanders from 1436 to 1462, after which he relinquished the title to his eldest son Othon de Lalaing (+ 1441). He was made a knight of the Order of the G...
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Patriarch Raphael I of Constantinople
Raphael I (Greek: Ραφαήλ Α΄) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1475 to 1476. He was a Serb and he is therefore sometimes considered an intruder.
Raphael was a Serbian monk. He pr...
Hans Bohm
Hans Böhm, often known as the Drummer of Niklashausen, was born in the small village of Helmstadt, which lies in the south-central region of Germany known as Franconia. The year of his birth is unknow...
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Jean II, Duke of Alençon
John II of Alençon (2 March 1409, Château d'Argentan – 8 September 1476, Paris) was the son of John I of Alençon and his wife Marie of Brittany, Lady of La Guerche (1391–1446), daughter of John ...
Bartolomeo Roverella
Bartolomeo Roverella (1406–1476) (called the Cardinal of Ravenna) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.
Bartolomeo Roverella was born in Rovigo in 1406, the son of Palatine Count Giov...
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Mönlam Legpa Lodrö
Mönlam Legpa Lodrö (Standard Tibetan: སྨོན་ལམ་ལེགས་པའི་བློ་གྲོས, (smon lam legs pa'i blo gros)) (1402–1476) was a Tibetan spiritual leader. He was the eighth Ganden Tripa of the Gelug school of ...
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David Stewart (bishop)
David Stewart (Scottish Gaelic: Dàibhidh Stiùbhart) (died 1476) was a prelate from 15th century Scotland. A member of the Stewart kindred of Lorne, he is known to have held a succession of senior ...
Filippo Calandrini
Filippo Calandrini (1403 – July 18, 1476) was a half-brother of Pope Nicholas V. Born in Sarzana in 1403, he was named a canon and archdeacon of Lucca in 1440. Filippo was elected camerlengo of the ...
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John Crosby (died 1476)
Sir John Crosby (died 1476) was a London merchant and alderman, diplomat and Member of Parliament. A Yorkist during the Wars of the Roses, he was knighted for his service in resisting an attack on Lon...
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Imagawa Yoshitada
Imagawa Yoshitada (今川 義忠, February 26, 1436 - March 1, 1476) was the father of the famed Imagawa Ujichika and the 9th head of the Imagawa clan. Yoshitada spent most of his time invading Tōtōmi Pro...
Brian Ó hUiginn
Brian Ó hUiginn, Irish poet, died Maundy Thursday, 1476.
Brian was a member of a branch of the Ó hUiginn brehon family, based in what is now County Mayo. The Annals of the Four Masters recorded hi...
Stefan Branković
Stefan Branković (Serbian Cyrillic: Стефан Бранковић; c. 1417 – 9 October 1476), also known in historiography as Stefan the Blind (Стефан Слепи), was briefly the despot (ruler) of the Serbian Desp...
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Henry XI of Głogów
Henry XI of Głogów (Polish: Henryk XI Głogowski) (ca. 1435 – 22 February 1476) was a Duke of Głogów (including half of Głogów, Szprotawa, Krosno Odrzańskie, Świebodzin, Kożuchów and Zielona Góra) ...
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House of Draculesti
The Drăculești were one of two major rival lines of Wallachian voivodes of the House of Basarab, the other being the Dănești. These lines were in constant contest for the throne from the late fourteen...
Amico Agnifili
Amico Agnifili (died 1476) (called the Cardinal of L'Aquila) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal.
Amico Agnifili was born ca. 1398 in Rocca di Mezzo, the son of a poor shepherd. (Hi...
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John de Mowbray, 4th Duke of Norfolk
John de Mowbray, 4th Duke of Norfolk, (18 October 1444 – 14 January 1476), known as 1st Earl of Surrey between 1451 and 1461, was the only son of John de Mowbray, 3rd Duke of Norfolk and Eleano...
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