On this date in our family history . . . the 4th day of July . . . in the year 1187 . . . following the Battle of Hattin . . . Raynald of Chatillon is beheaded by Saladin, a major Muslim political and military leader . . . this Sir Raynald is a 24th great-grandpa to Josephine Wingfield Henry nee Davis (1842-1899) . . . who is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this blog . . .