A Templar knight, as well as being chaste and vowing to avoid luxury, slept for just four hours a night, attended up to seven masses a day, and fasted three times a week.
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Quote of the Day
"Democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time. "
~ Winston Churchill
On This Day
1288 Margaret of Scotland allegedly enacted a law allowing women to propose to men on leap days. Those who refused the proposal could be fined.
1692 Arrest warrants are issued for Tituba, Sarah Good and Sarah Osborne during the Salem witchcraft trials.