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
Cormac Mác Shamhradháin
Cormac Mác Shamhradháin O.S.A., (Anglicised as Cormack Magauran or McGovern) b. c.1410-d.1476, was the Roman Catholic Bishop of Ardagh diocese in Ireland from 1444 to 1476.
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John Butler, 6th Earl of Ormond
John Butler, 6th Earl of Ormond (died 14 December 1476) was the second son of James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormond, by his first wife, Joan de Beauchamp (d. 3 or 5 August 1430). He had an elder brother, J...
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.
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....
Andronicus Callistus
Andronicus Callistus (Greek: Ανδρόνικος Κάλλιστος) was one of the most able Greek scholars of the 15th century and cousin of the distinguished scholar Theodorus Gaza.
Born in Thessalonica he w...
Hartvig Krummedige
Hartvig Krummedige (also referred to in the Hartvig Erikssøn Krummedike and Hartvig Krummendick) was a Danish nobleman who was born circa 1400 in southern Jutland, Denmark and died in 1476 at Akershus...
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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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Isabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence
Lady Isabel Neville (5 September 1451 – 22 December 1476) was the elder daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (the Kingmaker of the Wars of the Roses), and Anne de Beauchamp, 16th Co...
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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...
Edward Neville, 3rd Baron Bergavenny
Edward Nevill, de facto 3rd (de jure 1st) Baron Bergavenny (bef. 1414 – 18 October 1476) was an English peer.
He was the 7th. son of Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland, and Joan Beaufort, ...
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 ...
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:
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...
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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Vlad the Impaler
Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia (1431–1476/77), was a member of the House of Drăculești, a branch of the House of Basarab, also known, using his patronymic, as (Vlad) Drăculea or (Vlad) Dracula.He was p...
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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...
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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Dracula
Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker.Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transy...
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Regiomontanus
Johannes Müller von Königsberg (6 June 1436 – 6 July 1476), today best known by the Latin epithet Regiomontanus, was a German mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, translator, instrument maker and Ca...
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