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Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

By: Jacob Burckhardt

... OF MAN...............................................93 Journeys of the Italians.................................................................... ...ury • Part Four: The Discovery of the World and of Man • 4−1 Journeys of the Italians • 4−2 The Natural Sciences in Italy • 4−3 Discovery of the Beaut... ...rthern princes of the thirteenth century was confined to the knights, to the nobility which served and sang. It was otherwise with the Italian despot.... ...he knights, to the nobility which served and sang. It was otherwise with the Italian despot. With his thirst for fame and his passion for monumental w... ...and to have protected the public officials against the arbitrary acts of the nobility. But the old curse broke out again like a smoldering fire. In 15... ...tted and compelled to know and to use men of every grade in society; and the nobility, though by birth a caste, were forced in social intercourse to s... ...g with the highborn youths who here learned to live under the same roof with untitled genius. Gonzaga paid him a yearly salary of 300 gold florins, an...

...Neo?Latin Poetry, 84 -- Fall of the Humanists in the Sixteenth Century, 89 -- PART FOUR. THE DISCOVERY OF THE WORLD AND OF MAN, 93 -- Journeys of the Italians, 93 -- The Natural Sciences in Italy, 94 -- Discovery of the Beauty of the Landscape, 97 -- Discovery of Man, 100 -- Biography in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance, 108 -- Description of the Outward Man, 113 -- ...

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Nobility

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... Hours of the Duke of Berry), c. 1410 Nobility is a social class that possesses more acknowledged privileges or e... ...bership thereof typically being hereditary. The privileges associated with nobility may constitute substantial advantages over or relative to non-nobl... ...ry from country to country and era to era. Historically, membership of the nobility and the prerogatives thereof have been regulated or acknowledged b... ...pecific family, who could use it as their title (although most nobles were untitled: "seigneur of Montagne" meant ownership of that lordship but not, ... ...-great grandparents). Italian Nobleman of the Fifteenth Century. Engraving from the so-called Man... ...cognised in law, e.g. Poland's Szlachta. Most nations traditionally had an untitled lower nobility (including, in continental Europe, hereditary knigh... ...he nobility. In Scandinavia, the Benelux nations and Spain there are still untitled as well as titled families recognised by law as noble. ... ... Chiefs of the Name Italian nobility Japanese nobility ... ... The Russian Nobility Association in America Italian dynastic genealogies (in Italian, with an introduction in English) ...

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The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

By: Jacob Burckhardt

...ury Part Four: The Discovery of the World and of Man 4-1 Journeys of the Italians 4-2 The Natural Sciences in Italy 4-3 Discovery of the Beauty of... ...rn princes of the thirteenth century was confined to the knights, to the nobility which served and sang. It was otherwise with the Italian despot.... ...nights, to the nobility which served and sang. It was otherwise with the Italian despot. With his thirst for fame and his passion for monumental w... ...out in the passionate pursuit of impracticable ends, was a riddle to the Italians. 'The Swiss were only peasants, and if they were all killed, tha... ...to have protected the public officials against the arbitrary acts of the nobility. But the old curse broke out again like a smoldering fire. In 15... ... and compelled to know and to use men of every grade in society; and the nobility, though by birth a caste, were forced in social intercourse to s... ...th the highborn youths who here learned to live under the same roof with untitled genius. Gonzaga paid him a yearly salary of 300 gold florins, an...

...Source 3-10 Neo-Latin Poetry 3-11 Fall of the Humanists in the Sixteenth Century Part Four: The Discovery of the World and of Man 4-1 Journeys of the Italians 4-2 The Natural Sciences in Italy 4-3 Discovery of the Beauty of the Landscape 4-4 Discovery of Man 4-5 Biography in the Middle Ages 4-6 Description of the Outward Man 4-7 Description of Human Life Part Five: Society...

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European nobility

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... Albanian nobility ... ... Alsatian nobility ... ... Andorran nobility ... ... European untitled nobility ... ... Italian nobility ... ... European untitled nobility ... ... Italian nobility ...

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Queen Victoria, Her Girlhood and Womanhood

By: Grace Greenwood

...an character, those born into it have often to fight to maintain a native nobility,--as Queen Victoria has fought, as Prince Albert fought,--for I f... ...e, are as susceptible to joys of sympathy and companionship as any of us--untitled poets and title-contemning Republicans. Lord Albemarle, in his ... ...led a good deal in England, visiting watering-places and in houses of the nobility, but never to have gone over to the Continent. The Duchess probab... ...more than rival them in some respects, while those of many of the English nobility are richer in art-treasures and grander in appearance. Kensington... ...us Turk" was there, the warlike Russ, the mercenary Swiss, the passionate Italian, the voluptuous Spaniard, the gallant Frenchman,--and yet forebodi... ...arie Antoinette, in the same grim building. There was also a visit to the Italian opera, where a very pretty surprise awaited the guests. At the clo... ...heir carriage, by the explosion of hand-grenades near the entrance of the Italian Opera. They had been only slightly hurt, but some eighty innocent ...

...but think that, so far from its being a condition of itself ennobling to human character, those born into it have often to fight to maintain a native nobility, as Queen Victoria has fought, as Prince Albert fought, for I find the ?blameless Prince? saying: ?To my mind the exaltation of royalty is only possible through the personal character of the sovereign.?...

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Swedish nobility

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...se (a derivation from Old Swedish meaning free neck). The archaic term for nobility, frälse, also included the clergy, a classification defined by tax... ...ation defined by tax exemptions and representation in the diet. Today, the nobility is very much part of modern Swedish society and do not maintain th... ...ir family names, titles and coats of arms are still protected. The Swedish nobility consists of both "introduced" and "unintroduced" nobility, where t... ...V; the Class of Knights (Swedish: Riddarklassen), untitled descendants of Swedish Privy Councillors and since 1778 the 300 ol... ... the Class of Esquires (Swedish: Svenneklassen), other untitled nobles. The two last classes contains t... ...es. The two last classes contains the so-called untitled nobility (Swedish: obetitlad adel). The division into classes has ... ... de Tourdonnet (French nobility) Lagergren (Papal/Italian nobility) Counts ... ... de Tourdonnet (French nobility) Lagergren (Papal/Italian nobility) Landberg ... ...Hvitfeldt (German/Danish nobility) de Paus (Papal/Italian nobility) von Platen zu Hallermund (German...

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Venetian Life

By: W. D. Howells

...bore a chief part in the drama (as indeed the prompter always does in the Italian theatre), and the scene-shifters appeared as prominent characters.... ...as given by the people from that opulence of compassion which enables the Italians to pity even rascality in difficulties. [Footnote: The reader wil... ...r forced to live there,--the inappeasable hatred of the Austrians by the Italians is so illiberal in application to those in any wise consorting wi... ... merry-makings. Every class, except a small part of the resident _titled_ nobility (a great part of the nobility is in either forced or voluntary ex... ... Catholic worship if he judged it there. The truth is, the sincerity and nobility of a spirit well-nigh unknown to the Romish faith of these times, ... ...ch sat "four hundred honestest gentlewomen, chosen from the flower of the nobility, and distinguished in their dress and bearing, who, amid the cont... ...families which did not care to ask nobility of Austria, and are therefore untitled) [Footnote: The only title conferred on any patrician of Venice d... ..., between the Christian name and surname, as it is still the habit of the untitled nobility to do.] the citizens are affectionately proud, while I h...

...saw the play and the byplay. The prompter, as noted from our point of view, bore a chief part in the drama (as indeed the prompter always does in the Italian theatre), and the scene-shifters appeared as prominent characters. We could not help seeing the virtuous wife, when hotly pursued by the villain of the piece, pause calmly in the wings, before rushing, all tears and d...

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Spanish nobility

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... Spanish nobles are persons who possess the legal status of hereditary nobility according to the laws and traditions of the Spanish monarchy.... ... of Spain and of the former kingdoms that constitute it comprise the Spanish nobility. Some nobles possess various titles that may be inherited, but... ..." { border=0 cellpadding=2 cellspacing=0 Royal Titles Titles of nobility Spanish nobles are classified as eithe... ...fied as either Grandee of Spain (Grandes de España), as titled nobles, or as untitled nobles. In the past, grandees were divided into first, second... ...oner-born.Potestad: borne only in the kingdom of Aragon, the equivalent of the Italian podestà, an administrative title. It disappeared with the Nue... ...ted up on a shield to assume Princeps inter Pares status, by these otherwise untitled nobles. For approximately three hundred years the hidalgos ret... ...m this ancient estate of the realm emerged Spain's nobility. All titled and untitled nobles are considered hidalgos, but many of the modern titled ...

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The Ladies

By: E. Barrington

...ric son— whose wife she never saw—had actually come between the wind and her nobility? Was there no finer, more ethereal touch in Elizabeth Gunning's ... ...is Excellency, and the town received them with frenzy, as it might the great Italian singer or the new lions at the Tower, or what not. Amongst the gr... ...asure, as we passed a beautiful little church with a handsome portico in the Italian taste. We next drove by the Parsonage, standing in a green lane a... ...e amateurs, had acquired a passion for Italy, and when restoring the church, Italianised it. Had he also presented us with Naples, where the original ... ...appanage of the great. In the magnificent mansions of our nobles (titled and untitled) such objects afford the instructive contrast of an inferior civ...

...ide have blistered herself and others if the Fleet marriage of her eccentric son? whose wife she never saw?had actually come between the wind and her nobility? Was there no finer, more ethereal touch in Elizabeth Gunning?s stolen marriage with her Duke than is recorded in Horace Walpole?s malicious gossip? Could such beauty have been utterly sordid? What were the fears and...

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French nobility

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...ges and the Early Modern period to the French Revolution in 1790. The nobility was revived in 1805 with limited rights as a titled elite class ... ...eir descendants. In the political system of pre-Revolutionary France, the nobility made up the Second Estate of the Estates General (with the Cat... ...nherited, it was not a closed order. New individuals were appointed to the nobility by the monarchy, or they could purchase rights and titles, or join... ...e distinct: while all hereditary titleholders were noble, most nobles were untitled, although many assumed titres de courtoisie . Nobility could be... ...not), unlike those of a British peer, were not considered commoners but untitled nobles. Inheritance was recognized only in the male line, with a ... ...han, La Tour d'Auvergne, and Lorraine-Guise . Chevalier an otherwise untitled nobleman who belonged to an order of chivalry ; earlier, a rank f... ...sformation from the 16th to the 17th centuries. Through contact with the Italian Renaissance and their concept of the perfect courtier ( Baldassare...

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The Ladies : A Shining Constellation of Wit and Beauty

By: E. Barrington

...n-- whose wife she never saw--had actually come between the wind and her nobility? Was there no finer, more ethereal touch in Elizabeth Gunning's s... ...Excellency, and the town received them with frenzy, as it might the great Italian singer or the new lions at the Tower, or what not. Amongst the gre... ...re, as we passed a beautiful little church with a handsome portico in the Italian taste. We next drove by the Parsonage, standing in a green lane an... ...mateurs, had acquired a passion for Italy, and when restoring the church, Italianised it. Had he also presented us with Naples, where the original s... ...anage of the great. In the magnificent mansions of our nobles (titled and untitled) such objects afford the instructive contrast of an inferior civi...

...ride have blistered herself and others if the Fleet marriage of her eccentric son?whose wife she never saw?had actually come between the wind and her nobility? Was there no finer, more ethereal touch in Elizabeth Gunning?s stolen marriage with her Duke than is recorded in Horace Walpole?s malicious gossip? Could such beauty have been utterly sordid? What were the fears and...

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False titles of nobility

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... False titles of nobility are supposed titles of nobility that have been fabricated and are not recognised by any gove... ... and were not so recognised in the past, even in countries in which titles of nobility once existed or still exist. They have received an increasing ... ...egitimate title to the new owner, and these therefore are not "false titles of nobility." The Scottish feudal baron is addressed as The Much Honoured... ...ly Some vendors of fake titles claim to arrange for the customer to acquire an Italian title based on adoption or even through notarial acts ceding th... ...ased on equally misguided misconceptions. It should be noted, however, that no Italian publication or record, not even the Consulta Araldica 's offic... ...es and armigers. A number of legitimate titles recognised in the pre-unitary Italian states ( Two Sicilies, Tuscany, Parma, Modena, Papal State ), ... ...d 1948. In most cases these were small baronies, minor lordships (signorie) or untitled ennoblements (patrizi and nobili). In connection with this, so...

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Pioneers of France in the New World

By: Francis Parkman Jr.

...would not thrive. Even commerce wore the sword, decked itself with badges of nobility, aspired to forest seigniories and hordes of savage retainers. A... ...h a few gentlemen; that is to say, men of the sword, born within the pale of nobility, who at home could neither labor nor trade without derogation fr... ...he chaplain tells us how he went on shore to refresh himself; how, while his Italian servant washed his linen at a brook, he strolled along the beach ... ...holic or heretic, he hated the Spaniards with a mortal hate. Fighting in the Italian wars,—for from boyhood he was wedded to the sword,—he had been ta... ...t's energies on a different field. The vitality of the kingdom was wasted in Italian wars. Milan and Naples offered a more tempting prize than the wil... ...age of this notable explorer. His discoveries had gained for him a patent of nobility, and he owned the seigniorial mansion of Limoilou, a rude struct... ...may have been at this time that a royal patent raised him to the rank of the untitled nobility. He soon wearied of the antechambers of the Louvre. It ...

... France was all head. Under king, noble, and Jesuit, the lank, lean body would not thrive. Even commerce wore the sword, decked itself with badges of nobility, aspired to forest seigniories and hordes of savage retainers....

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Lotario Rangoni

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... Lotario Rangoni Machiavelli (1913 – October 2, 1942) was an Italian car racer. 1 He was born in Florence descending... ...cer. 1 He was born in Florence descending from Modenese (Rangoni) and Florentine (Machiavelli) nobility. He moved at a young age in Spilamberto, near ... ... 1942 deaths Sportspeople from Florence Italian racing drivers Italian av... ... Aviators killed in aviation accidents or incidents Italian untitled nobility Victims... ... Aviators killed in aviation accidents or incidents Italian untitled nobility Victims of avia... ... Aviators killed in aviation accidents or incidents Italian untitled nobility Victims of aviation acci...

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The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

By: Jacob Burckhardt

...ury Part Four: The Discovery of the World and of Man 4-1 Journeys of the Italians 4-2 The Natural Sciences in Italy 4-3 Discovery of the Beauty of... ...rn princes of the thirteenth century was confined to the knights, to the nobility which served and sang. It was otherwise with the Italian despot.... ...nights, to the nobility which served and sang. It was otherwise with the Italian despot. With his thirst for fame and his passion for monumental w... ...out in the passionate pursuit of impracticable ends, was a riddle to the Italians. ’The Swiss were only peasants, and if they were all killed, tha... ...to have protected the public officials against the arbitrary acts of the nobility. But the old curse broke out again like a smoldering fire. In 15... ... and compelled to know and to use men of every grade in society; and the nobility, though by birth a caste, were forced in social intercourse to s... ...th the highborn youths who here learned to live under the same roof with untitled genius. Gonzaga paid him a yearly salary of 300 gold florins, an...

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Cesare Hercolani

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Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

By: Jacob Burckhardt

...hern princes of the thirteenth century was confined to the knights, to the nobility which served and sang. It was otherwise with the Italian despot. W... ... knights, to the nobility which served and sang. It was otherwise with the Italian despot. With his thirst for fame and his passion for monumental wor... ...f out in the passionate pursuit of impracticable ends, was a riddle to the Italians. 'The Swiss were only peasants, and if they were all killed, that ... ...s chivalrous aspirations and ideals, had long become unintelligible to the Italians. The diplomatists of the South. when they saw him strike his offic... ...d to have protected the public officials against the arbitrary acts of the nobility. But the old curse broke out again like a smoldering fire. In 1520... ...ed and compelled to know and to use men of every grade in society; and the nobility, though by birth a caste, were forced in social intercourse to sta... ...with the highborn youths who here learned to live under the same roof with untitled genius. Gonzaga paid him a yearly salary of 300 gold florins, and ...

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Lotterio Filangieri (died 1302)

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... Lotterio (or Lothair) Filangieri (died 1302) was a south Italian nobleman, the son of Giordano II of the Filangieri fa... ...erences "Filangieri, Giordano." Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani, 47. Rome: Società Grafica Romana, 1997. ... ... Categories 1302 deaths Italian untitled nobility Year of birth... ... Categories 1302 deaths Italian untitled nobility Year of birth unknown... ... Categories 1302 deaths Italian untitled nobility Year of birth unknown ...

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Venetian Life

By: W. D. Howells

...bore a chief part in the drama (as indeed the prompter always does in the Italian theatre), and the scene-shifters appeared as prominent characters.... ...as given by the people from that opulence of compassion which enables the Italians to pity even rascality in difficulties. [Footnote: The reader wil... ...r forced to live there,--the inappeasable hatred of the Austrians by the Italians is so illiberal in application to those in any wise consorting wi... ... merry-makings. Every class, except a small part of the resident _titled_ nobility (a great part of the nobility is in either forced or voluntary ex... ... Catholic worship if he judged it there. The truth is, the sincerity and nobility of a spirit well-nigh unknown to the Romish faith of these times, ... ...ch sat "four hundred honestest gentlewomen, chosen from the flower of the nobility, and distinguished in their dress and bearing, who, amid the cont... ...families which did not care to ask nobility of Austria, and are therefore untitled) [Footnote: The only title conferred on any patrician of Venice d... ..., between the Christian name and surname, as it is still the habit of the untitled nobility to do.] the citizens are affectionately proud, while I h...

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Agalbursa

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My Novel, Volume 8

By: Edward Bulwer Lytton

..., we recognize Beatrice, Marchesa di Negra. Undeniably handsome as was the Italian lady, her companion, though a man, and far advanced into middle ... ...rom gesture as an Englishman. His hair was of that red brown with which the Italian painters produce such marvellous effects of colour; and if here ... ...ble elegance of proportion. You would never have guessed this man to be an Italian; more likely you would have supposed him a Parisian. He convers... ...d not in the gay circles of London fashion, but at the hearths of our rural nobility, our untitled country gentlemen. And who, amongst all your ado... ...ay circles of London fashion, but at the hearths of our rural nobility, our untitled country gentlemen. And who, amongst all your adorers, can offe...

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Fidalgo

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..." or "son of some (important family)"—is a traditional title of Portuguese nobility that refers to a member of the titled or untitled nobility. A fida... ...onal title of Portuguese nobility that refers to a member of the titled or untitled nobility. A fidalgo is comparable in some ways to the French (the ... ... A fidalgo is comparable in some ways to the French (the word also implies nobility by birth or by charge) and to the Italian nobile. The title was ab... ...e French (the word also implies nobility by birth or by charge) and to the Italian nobile. The title was abolished after the overthrow of the Monarchy... ... of Afonso III (1248–1279), who completed the conquest of the Algarve, the nobility was not differentiated as it would later be. All nobles, who were ...

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Catherine de Medici

By: Honoré de Balzac

...nge thing is that where the people are held heroic in their victory over the nobility, power is called murderous in its duel with the people. If it su... ...int−Bartholomew. The people, become king, have done against the king and the nobility what the king and the nobility did against the insurgents of the... ...ng the king. But the persistent craft and dissimulation of the woman and the Italian, which she had never failed to employ, was incompatible with the ... ...yal power, may well have been instigated in part by such scenes, of which an Italian girl of nine years of age was assuredly not ignorant. Catherine ... ... great power are laid. In France we blamed Napoleon when he made use of that Italian genius for craft which was bred in his bone,−−though in his case ... ...ther kingdoms, not only did royal ordinances restrict the use of furs to the nobility (proved by the part which ermine plays in the old blazons), but ... ... this way to a president of the Chamber of Parliament, to a bishop, or to an untitled favorite. Once admitted to the council, the subject strengthened...

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Vicente de Gonzaga y Doria

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...roys of Catalonia Viceroys of Sicily Spanish untitled nobility Italian nobility ... ...atalonia Viceroys of Sicily Spanish untitled nobility Italian nobility ... ...Viceroys of Sicily Spanish untitled nobility Italian nobility People from Mantua ...

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Catherine De' Medici

By: Honoré de Balzac

... thing is that where the people are held heroic in their victory over the nobility, power is called murderous in its duel with the people. If it suc... ...-Bartholomew. The people, become king, have done against the king and the nobility what the king and the nobility did against the insurgents of the ... ...the king. But the persistent craft and dissimulation of the woman and the Italian, which she had never failed to employ, was incompatible with the d... ... power, may well have been instigated in part by such scenes, of which an Italian girl of nine years of age was assuredly not ignorant. The rise ... ...eat power are laid. In France we blamed Napoleon when he made use of that Italian genius for craft which was bred in his bone,--though in his case i... ...r kingdoms, not only did royal ordinances restrict the use of furs to the nobility (proved by the part which ermine plays in the old blazons), but a... ...is way to a president of the Chamber of Parliament, to a bishop, or to an untitled favorite. Once admitted to the council, the subject strengthened ...

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Nicholas Justiniani

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Catherine de Medici

By: Honoré de Balzac

...e thing is that where the people are held heroic in their victory over the nobility, power is called murderous in its duel with the people. If it succ... ...t-Bartholomew. The people, become king, have done against the king and the nobility what the king and the nobility did against the insurgents of the s... ... the king. But the persistent craft and dissimulation of the woman and the Italian, which she had never failed to employ, was incompatible with the de... ...l power, may well have been instigated in part by such scenes, of which an Italian girl of nine years of age was assuredly not ignorant. The rise of ... ...reat power are laid. In France we blamed Napoleon when he made use of that Italian genius for craft which was bred in his bone,--though in his case it... ...er kingdoms, not only did royal ordinances restrict the use of furs to the nobility (proved by the part which ermine plays in the old blazons), but al... ...his way to a president of the Chamber of Parliament, to a bishop, or to an untitled favorite. Once admitted to the council, the subject strengthened h...

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William of Montevergine

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For Whom Shakespeare Wrote

By: Charles Dudley Warner

...hat in which "King Henry 8 polleth his head; after whom his household and nobility, with the rest of his subjects do the like." It was the year bef... ... the houses had also grown in a manner "passing delicacy," and not of the nobility and gentry only, but of the lowest sort. In noblemen's houses th... ...men have sound knowledge of Greek and Latin, and are skillful in Spanish, Italian, and French; and the noblemen even surpass them. The old ladies o... ... Would to God the houses of the nobles were ruled like the queen's! The nobility are followed by great troops of serving-men in showy liveries; an... ...of light wines, like the French, and thirty of the strong sorts, like the Italian and Eastern. The stronger the wine, the better it was liked. The... ... found very friendly at their tables--merry without malice, plain without Italian or French subtlety--so that it would do a man good to be in compan... ...arle as one that manures his ground well, but lets himself lie fallow and untitled. His hand guides the plow, and the plow his thoughts. His mind ...

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Niccolò Gattilusio, Lord of Ainos

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For Whom Shakespeare Wrote

By: Charles Dudley Warner

...t in which "King Henry 8 polleth his head; after whom his household and nobility, with the rest of his subjects do the like." It was the year b... ...he houses had also grown in a manner "passing delicacy," and not of the nobility and gentry only, but of the lowest sort. In noblemen's houses ... ...n have sound knowledge of Greek and Latin, and are skillful in Spanish, Italian, and French; and the noblemen even surpass them. The old ladies... ...Would to God the houses of the nobles were ruled like the queen's! The nobility are followed by great troops of serving-men in showy liveries; ... ... light wines, like the French, and thirty of the strong sorts, like the Italian and Eastern. The stronger the wine, the better it was liked. T... ...ound very friendly at their tables--merry without malice, plain without Italian or French subtlety--so that it would do a man good to be in comp... ...le as one that manures his ground well, but lets himself lie fallow and untitled. His hand guides the plow, and the plow his thoughts. His min...

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Cante dei Gabrielli

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... Cante dei Gabrielli di Gubbio (c. 1260 – c. 1335) was an Italian nobleman and condottiero. ... ... People from Gubbio Condottieri Italian untitled nobility Dante Alighie... ... People from Gubbio Condottieri Italian untitled nobility Dante Alighieri ... ...ple from Gubbio Condottieri Italian untitled nobility Dante Alighieri ...

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The People for Whom Shakespeare Wrote

By: Charles Dudley Warner

...that in which "King Henry 8 polleth his head; after whom his household and nobility, with the rest of his subjects do the like." It was the year befor... ...f the houses had also grown in a manner "passing delicacy," and not of the nobility and 5 gentry only, but of the lowest sort. In noblemen's houses t... ...omen have sound knowledge of Greek and Latin, and are skillful in Spanish, Italian, and French; and the noblemen even surpass them. The old ladies of ... ...ce. Would to God the houses of the nobles were ruled like the queen's! The nobility are followed by great troops of serving-men in showy liveries; and... ... of light wines, like the French, and thirty of the strong sorts, like the Italian and Eastern. The stronger the wine, the better it was liked. The st... ...n found very friendly at their tables--merry without malice, plain without Italian or French subtlety--so that it would do a man good to be in company... ...Earle as one that manures his ground well, but lets himself lie fallow and untitled. His hand guides the plow, and the plow his thoughts. His mind is ...

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Antoniotto Botta Adorno

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...an generals Austrian military personnel of the War of the Austrian Succession Italian diplomats ... ... Austrian Succession Italian diplomats Italian generals Italian untitled nobility ... ...n Succession Italian diplomats Italian generals Italian untitled nobility ... ...ion Italian diplomats Italian generals Italian untitled nobility ... ...endants of Neapolitan nobility People from the Province of Pavia 18th-century Italian people ...

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The People for Whom Shakespeare Wrote

By: Charles Dudley Warner

...s that in which "King Henry 8 polleth his head; after whom his household and nobility, with the rest of his subjects do the like." It was the year bef... ... of the houses had also grown in a manner "passing delicacy," and not of the nobility and gentry only, but of the lowest sort. In noblemen's houses th... ...ewomen have sound knowledge of Greek and Latin, and are skillful in Spanish, Italian, and French; and the noblemen even surpass them. The old ladies o... ...lace. Would to God the houses of the nobles were ruled like the queen's! The nobility are followed by great troops of serving−men in showy liveries; a... ...ds of light wines, like the French, and thirty of the strong sorts, like the Italian and Eastern. The stronger the wine, the better it was liked. The ... ...son found very friendly at their tables−−merry without malice, plain without Italian or French subtlety−−so that it would do a man good to be in compa... ...p Earle as one that manures his ground well, but lets himself lie fallow and untitled. His hand guides the plow, and the plow his thoughts. His mind i...

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Theobald of Provins

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...aut, Thibault, Thiébaut) (1033–1066) was a French hermit and saint. Theobald was born at Provins to the French nobility; his father was Arnoul, Count ... ...enlexikon (BBKL) (in German) 17. Herzberg: Bautz. cols. 1363–1364. ISBN .  (Italian) San Teobaldo di Provins ... ... a link on Wikidata CS1 German-language sources (de) Articles with Italian-language external links ... ...Articles with Italian-language external links French saints French untitled nobility ... ...with Italian-language external links French saints French untitled nobility French R...

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The Parisians, Book 1

By: Edward Bulwer Lytton

...ed that the young man himself was endowed with a considerable share of that nobility which Nature capriciously distributes among her favourites with... ...mong her favourites with little respect for their pedigree and blazon, the nobility of form and face. He was tall and well shaped, with graceful l... ... the Parisian. "Duplessis, I repeat it, is an extraordinary man. Though untitled, he descends from your old aristocracy; in fact, I believe, as ... ...d all the movable effects transmitted to Alain by his father's confidential Italian valet, except sundry carriages and horses which were sold at Bad... ...ledge that I have found a relation and a guide," answered the Marquis, with nobility of mien that was not without a pathos which touched the hard he... ...e were on foot; meanwhile, what do you think of her? Is she French? is she Italian? can she be English?" "I should have guessed Italian, judging ... ...judging by the darkness of the hair and the outline of the features; but do Italians have so delicate a fairness of complexion?" "Very rarely; an...

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Vittoria Accoramboni

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A General History for Colleges and High Schools

By: P. V. N. Myers

................................213 CHAPTER XLV. GROWTH OF THE TOWNS: THE ITALIAN CITY−REPUBLICS. ..................215 CHAPTER XLVI. THE REVIVA... .... CONQUESTS OF THE TURANIAN TRIBES. • CHAPTER XLV. GROWTH OF THE TOWNS: THE ITALIAN CITY−REPUBLICS. • CHAPTER XLVI. THE REVIVAL OF LEARNING. • CHAP... ...hemselves into the peninsulas of Greece and Italy, and founded the Greek and Italian states. Still other tribes seem to have poured in successive wave... ...blishment of the rule of a single person. Usually this person was one of the nobility, who held himself out as the champion of the people, and who wit... ...the regulation of the calendar. There was now political equality between the nobility and the commonalty. WARS FOR THE MASTERY OF ITALY. THE FIRST SAM... ...een these two classes; just such a contest as we have seen waged between the nobility and the commonalty in the earlier history of Rome. The most inst... ... every city and borough contained in it.” This was the first time that plain untitled citizens or burghers had been called to take their place with th...

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Cencio I Frangipane

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... Notes ^ Ludovico Antonio Muratori. Antichità italiane ^ Translation: "Cenci... ... Sources Caravale, Mario (ed). Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani: L Francesco I Sforza – Gabbi. Rome, 1998. ... ... 11th-century births 12th-century deaths Italian untitled nobility Medieval Roma... ...h-century births 12th-century deaths Italian untitled nobility Medieval Roman consul... ... births 12th-century deaths Italian untitled nobility Medieval Roman consuls ...

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