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The Ancien Regime

By: Charles Kingsley

...IEN REGIME by Charles Kingsley PREFACE The rules of the Royal Institution forbid (and wisely) religious or political controversy. ... ...kets, which bear on religious matters, were accordingly not spoken at the Royal Institution. But more. It was impossible for me in these Lectures... ...or poor humanity. 1867 LECTURE I--CASTE [Delivered at the Royal Institution, London, 1867.] These Lectures are meant to be comment... ... such men as Newton, Boyle, Sydenham, Ray, and the first founders of our Royal Society. In England, too, arose the great religious movements of t... ...d all, under pretence of keeping it pure, to keep it tainted by continual intermarriage; and paid, in increasing weakness of body and mind, the pena... ...ent, and especially in France and Germany, unable to strengthen itself by intermarriage with the noblesse, they retained that timidity which is the ... ...lties and the dangers which beset arbitrary rulers; to have told him that royalty, "when assumed to content oneself, is a monstrous tyranny; when as...

...Preface: The rules of the Royal Institution forbid (and wisely) religious or political controversy. It was therefore impossible for me in these Lectures, to say much which had to be said, in drawing a just and complete picture of the Ancien Regime in ...

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Royal house

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...s designated by a name which distinguishes it from other houses. Strictly, a royal house is a dynasty whose members reign while bearing the title ... ...r to any family which legally exercises sovereignty by hereditary right as a royal family, and its members as royalty or ( colloquially ) royals. Hi... ...scent from a common ancestor many generations ago. The name used to refer to a royal house may or may not also be used by its members as a surname . ... ...o by their title s, which may or may not also be hereditary . Historically royal intermarriage has often brought multiple thrones to a sovereign'... ...heir title s, which may or may not also be hereditary . Historically royal intermarriage has often brought multiple thrones to a sovereign's fami... ... While most realms have, in the documented past, calculated membership in the royal house as descending through the male line (sometimes allowing fem...

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Fragmenta Regalia

By: Paul Hentzner and Sir Robert Naunton

...ia (or, as the now styled, Infanta of Spain), and from thence taken to the royal bed. That she was of a most noble and royal extract by her father wi... ...ristendom: and remarkable it is, considering that violent desertion of the Royal House of the Britons by the intrusion of the Saxons, and afterwards b... ...German, Norman, Burgundian, Castilian, and French achievements, with their intermarriages, which eight hundred years had acquired, could add of glory ... ...sbursements and expenses; which, without the public aids, the state of the royal receipts could not have much longer endured; which, out of her own fr... ...ntimes exhaust and draw deep, especially when there is an ample fraternity royal, and of the princes of the blood, as it was in the time of Edward III... ... the great charges which necessarily follow a king, a queen, a prince, and royal issue, was a thing which was not IN RERUM NATURA {36} during the spac... ...at the instant of consummation, as apprehending the unsafety and danger of intermarriage with the blood royal, he fell at the Queen's feet, where he b... ...on, yet he projected, and very nearly effected it, for his son Gilbert, by intermarriage with the Lady Jane Grey, and so, by that way, to bring it int...

...d, and one of the maids of honour to the divorced Queen, Katharine of Austria (or, as the now styled, Infanta of Spain), and from thence taken to the royal bed. That she was of a most noble and royal extract by her father will not fall into question, for on that side was disembogued into her veins, by a confluency of blood, the very abstract of all the greatest houses in C...

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Equal marriage

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...e selection restricted by the principle of equality of birth) practiced by royalty in Europe and elsewhere; see Royal intermarriage. ... ...equality of birth) practiced by royalty in Europe and elsewhere; see Royal intermarriage. Categories ...

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The Martyrdom of Man

By: W. Winwood Reade

...ntroduced by Mr. Bates, the well known Amazon traveller and Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, to one of its Associates, Mr. Andrew Swanzy, ... ...were princes of the blood; his other attendants were invariably priests. The royal time was filled and measured by routine: laws were laid down in the... ...t also the whole civil service and the liberal professions. Priests were the royal chroniclers and keepers of the records, the engravers of inscriptio... ...e pardoning power in cases of capital offence was a cherished prerogative of royalty with them as with us; and with them also as with us, when a pregn... ...rs were the favourite regiments−−the household troops, the Guards. While the royals lived merrily at Sais crowned with garlands of the papyrus, and re... ..., whose blood remained comparatively pure. We may freely use the doctrine of intermarriage to explain the difference in colour between the sepoy and h...

...el, and had almost given up the hope of becoming an explorer when I was introduced by Mr. Bates, the well known Amazon traveller and Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, to one of its Associates, Mr. Andrew Swanzy, who had long desired to do something in the cause of African discovery. He placed unlimited means at my disposal, and left me free to choose my own rout...

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Monarchy

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...ludes articles related to monarchy as an institution, and other aspects of royalty in general and its types, including ruler titles, succession laws a... ... Royal Households ... ... Royal Warrant holders ... ... Royal and noble courts ... ... Royal anthems ... ...usehold Royal barge Royal cypher Royal intermarriage Royal monogram Royal police ... ...usehold Royal barge Royal cypher Royal intermarriage Royal monogram Royal police ...

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The Wibelungen

By: Richard Wagner

...................................6 The Nibelungen−hoard in the Frankish Royal race................................................................. ...ibelingen or Wibelungen • The Welfen. • The Nibelungen−hoard in the Frankish Royal race. • Origin and evolution of the Nibelungen−myth. • The rank of ... ...and customs. As this Head laid down both discipline and doctrine, in him the royal and priestly powers united of themselves, and his authority was bou... ...ad sprung. Though even this idea grew dim in time, yet awe and honour of the royal stem abode the deeper in the people's heart the more incomprehensib... ...ifests itself the clearest in the German stems, and above all in the ancient royal lineage of the Franks, in which, under the name of the "Wibelingen"... ...he Welfs at last beheld in the advancement of the petty Hohenstaufen through intermarriage with the Frankish Kaisers and arrival at the dignity of Swa... ...ld it not unadvisable to found a future stronghold among the German stems by intermarriage with the Welfs. Repeatedly did the possession of the major ...

...as told in Saga, 1 -- The Ur?Kinghood, 1 -- The Nibelungen, 3 -- Wibelingen or Wibelungen, 4 -- The Welfen, 6 -- The Nibelungen?hoard in the Frankish Royal race, 7 -- Origin and evolution of the Nibelungen?myth, 8 -- The rank of Romish Kaiser and the Roman stem?saga, 9 -- Trojan descent of the Franks, 11 -- Material and Ideal contents of the Nibelungen?Hoard, 13 -- The Ghi...

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Seo (surname)

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...Reischauer Sŏ Seo, sometimes romanized Suh or So, is a royal Korean family name. T... ...anized Suh or So, is a royal Korean family name. The Seo Clan in Silla was founded by Kim Alcheon. The descendants of this royal bloodline are part of... ...ing greatly reduced, the Seo surname has grown in number since the end of the Joseon Dynasty in 1897. Through unrestricted intermarriage, Seo is now t... ...commenter Seo Bongsoo, professional Go player Seo Jang Geum, only female Royal Physician in Korean h... ... Suh In-Hyuk, martial artist, instigator of Kuk Sool Won Suh Jang Geum, the lone female Royal Physician in Korea's ...

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The Wibelungen

By: Richard Wagner

...gen or Wibelungen • The Welfen. • The Nibelungen-hoard in the Frankish Royal race. • Origin and evolution of the Nibelungen-myth. • The rank o... ...d customs. As this Head laid down both discipline and doctrine, in him the royal and priestly powers united of themselves, and his authority was bound... ... sprung. Though even this idea grew dim in time, yet awe and honour of the royal stem abode the deeper in the people's heart the more incomprehensible... ...ests itself the clearest in the German stems, and above all in the ancient royal lineage of the Franks, in which, under the name of the "Wibelingen" o... ...ks, in which, under the name of the "Wibelingen" or "Gibelinen," an ur-old royal claim advanced to the demand of world-dominion. The Frankish royal ra... ... Welfs at last beheld in the advancement of the petty Hohenstaufen through intermarriage with the Frankish Kaisers and arrival at the dignity of Swabi... ... it not unadvisable to found a future stronghold among the German stems by intermarriage with the Welfs. Repeatedly did the possession of the major pa...

...· World-History as told in Saga. · The Ur-Kinghood. · The Nibelungen. · Wibelingen or Wibelungen · The Welfen. · The Nibelungen-hoard in the Frankish Royal race. · Origin and evolution of the Nibelungen-myth. · The rank of Romish Kaiser and the Roman stem-saga. · Trojan descent of the Franks. · Material and Ideal contents of the Nibelungen-Hoard. · The Ghibeline Kaiserdom ...

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Scottish Cant

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... certain amount of Romani words have entered Lowland Scottish Cant through intermarriage with British Romani groups, between 25-35% of Scottish Cant o... ...e who are Romanichal or Scottish border gypsies.[4] Which demonstrates the intermarriage and links between Scottish travellers and English Romani popu... ... Royal Bank of Scotland ... ... Royal National Mod ... ... certain amount of Romani words have entered Lowland Scottish Cant through intermarriage with British Romani groups, between 25-35% of Scottish Cant o... ...e who are Romanichal or Scottish border gypsies.[4] Which demonstrates the intermarriage and links between Scottish travellers and English Romani popu... ... Royal Bank of Scotland ... ... Royal National Mod ...

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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

By: Washington Irving

...merica Rural Life in England The Broken Heart The Art of Book-making A Royal Poet The Country Church The Widow and her Son A Sunday in London ... ...merica Rural Life in England The Broken Heart The Art of Book-making A Royal Poet The Country Church The Widow and her Son A Sunday in London ... ...t, lest I should have a whole pack of authors let loose upon me. A ROYAL POET. Though your body be confined And soft love a pr... ...ve towers, like a mural crown around the brow of a lofty ridge, waves its royal banner in the clouds, and looks down with a lordly air upon the surr... ... French monarch, secure from the treachery and danger that surrounded the royal house of Scotland. It was his mishap, in the course of his voyage, t... ... a complete family chronicle, being versed in the genealogy, history, and intermarriages of the whole house of Bracebridge, which made him a great f...

...count of Himself The Voyage Roscoe The Wife Rip Van Winkle English Writers on America Rural Life in England The Broken Heart The Art of Book-making A Royal Poet The Country Church The Widow and her Son A Sunday in London The Boar's Head Tavern The Mutability of Literature Rural Funerals The Inn Kitchen The Spectre Bridegroom Westminster Abbey Christmas The Stage-Coach Chri...

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Art Mór Mac Murchadha Caomhánach

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...he most formidable of the later Kings of Leinster. He revived not only the royal family's prerogatives but their lands and power. During the length of... ...beth le Veel, heiress of the Anglo-Norman barony of Norragh. Such a racial intermarriage violated the Statutes of Kilkenny and the Crown on this prete...

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History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, Vol. 1

By: William Hickling Prescott

...ns of Isabella's reign, by Clemencin, the late lamented secretary of the Royal Academy of History, forming the sixth volume of its valuable Memoirs... ...ORRUPTION OP THE CLERGY THEIR RICH POSSESSIONS LIMITED EXTENT OF THE ROYAL PREROGATIVE POVERTY OF THE CROWN ITS CAUSES ANECDOTE OF HENR... ...ERE EXECUTION OF JUSTICE MARQUIS OF CADIZ AND DUKE OF MEDINA SIDONIA ROYAL PROGRESS THROUGH ANDALUSIA IMPARTIAL EXECUTION OP THE LAWS REOR... ...RDENANCAS REALES SCHEMES FOR REDUCING THE NOBILITY REVOCATION OF THE ROYAL GRANTS LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENTS THE QUEEN'S SPIRITED CONDUCT TO T... ...GNIFICENCE OF THE NOBLES THEIR GALLANTRY ISABELLA VISITS THE CAMP ROYAL COSTUME DEVOUT DEMEANOR OF THE SOVEREIGNS CEREMONIES ON THE OCC... ...c and Roman subjects into one nation, abrogated the law prohibiting their intermarriage. The terms in which his enactment is conceived disclose a fa... ...n of the Goths were content to reside among their Saracen conquerors. The intermarriages among the two nations had been so frequent, that, in 1311, ... ...stile and Portugal, and to have been a principal cause of those frequent intermarriages between the royal families of the two countries, by which ...

...BULENT SPIRIT THE CAVALLEROS OR KNIGHTS THE CLERGY INFLUENCE OF THE PAPAL COURT CORRUPTION OP THE CLERGY THEIR RICH POSSESSIONS LIMITED EXTENT OF THE ROYAL PREROGATIVE POVERTY OF THE CROWN ITS CAUSES ANECDOTE OF HENRY III., OF CASTILE CONSTITUTIONAL WRITERS ON CASTILE CONSTITUTION AT THE BEGINNING OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY NOTICE OF MARINA AND SEMPERE...

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John Egerton, 6th Duke of Sutherland

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...oussins, and a large part of the famous Orléans collection from the Palais Royal in Paris. The wealth had come from the acquisitions of the first Duke... ...ater, who built the famous canal and passed on his mining riches, and from intermarriage. Benjamin Disraeli once paid tribute to the family's "talent ...

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What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile

By: John Hanning Speke

...ali shore--Sultan (Gerad) Mahamed Ali--Hidden treasure--The Warsingali--A royal reception--Somali appetites--Difficulties and impediments--Sultan tr... ... Journal of a Cruise on the Tanganyika Lake. Chapter I. The Royal Geographical Society--The strange lake on the map--Set off--Arrive a... ...d in some very interesting pages in vol. xix. of the 'Transactions of the Royal Geographical Society,' written by Lieutenant Cruttenden. The Soma... ...bjects with reverence for their superior talents. In process of time, by intermarriage and proselytising, these Mussulmans increased in number, and... ...es, on the hillsides that form the face of the "crater," fighting battles-royal with their spears and shields; and even to this day, they, without ... ...rless in himself were he not supported by the united influence of all the royal family. When any disturbances or great disputes arise, the sultan is... ...together to assist the victim of my displeasure; for Sumunter was, by his intermarriage with these northerners, naturalised amongst them. However, I...

...ical sketches--Costume and Customs. Chapter II. The voyage--An Akil--The Somali shore--Sultan (Gerad) Mahamed Ali--Hidden treasure--The Warsingali--A royal reception--Somali appetites--Difficulties and impediments--Sultan tries my Abban or protector. Chapter III. Yafir Pass--Rhut Tug (River)--The ruins at Kin's city--Abban apprehends future consequences--Hyenas--The Dulbah...

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John de Braose

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...e of four brothers, the others being Giles, Phillip and Walter de Braose. Royal threat His grandfather had had his lands seized and his grandmother ... ...herless" in the Welsh. Hiding and imprisonment At his family's fall from Royal favour John de Braose was initially hidden on Gower and spent some ti... ...rone passing to Henry III. John was released from custody in 1218. Welsh intermarriage In 1219 he married Margaret Ferch Llywelyn, (born about 1202...

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What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile

By: John Hanning Speke

...ali shore--Sultan (Gerad) Mahamed Ali--Hidden treasure--The Warsingali--A royal reception--Somali appetites--Difficulties and impediments--Sultan tr... ... Journal of a Cruise on the Tanganyika Lake. Chapter I. The Royal Geographical Society--The strange lake on the map--Set off--Arrive a... ...d in some very interesting pages in vol. xix. of the 'Transactions of the Royal Geographical Society,' written by Lieutenant Cruttenden. The Soma... ...bjects with reverence for their superior talents. In process of time, by intermarriage and proselytising, these Mussulmans increased in number, and... ...es, on the hillsides that form the face of the "crater," fighting battles-royal with their spears and shields; and even to this day, they, without ... ...rless in himself were he not supported by the united influence of all the royal family. When any disturbances or great disputes arise, the sultan is... ...together to assist the victim of my displeasure; for Sumunter was, by his intermarriage with these northerners, naturalised amongst them. However, I...

...ical sketches--Costume and Customs. Chapter II. The voyage--An Akil--The Somali shore--Sultan (Gerad) Mahamed Ali--Hidden treasure--The Warsingali--A royal reception--Somali appetites--Difficulties and impediments--Sultan tries my Abban or protector. Chapter III. Yafir Pass--Rhut Tug (River)--The ruins at Kin's city--Abban apprehends future consequences--Hyenas--The Dulbah...

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Sarir

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...name is derived from the Arabic word for "throne" and refers to a golden throne that was viewed as a symbol of royal authority. ... ...hifted away from the Khazar alliance and mounted several incursions into the Khazarian steppes. The pattern of intermarriage between the royal houses ... ...r alliance and mounted several incursions into the Khazarian steppes. The pattern of intermarriage between the royal houses of Sarir and Alania cement...

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History of Friedrich II of Prussia

By: Thomas Carlyle

.............563 Chapter VI. RETURNS BY HANOVER; DOES NOT CALL ON HIS ROYAL UNCLE THERE. ...................................................... .... AFFAIR OF HERSTAL. • Chapter VI. RETURNS BY HANOVER; DOES NOT CALL ON HIS ROYAL UNCLE THERE. • Chapter VII. WITHDRAWS TO REINSBERG, HOPING A PEACE... ...ck (with which he hits the horse "between the ears," say authors);−− and for royal robes, a mere soldier's blue coat with red facings, coat likely to ... ...ies for Seven Years, had not been able. Principalities and powers, Imperial, Royal, Czarish, Papal, enemies innumerable as the seasand, had risen agai... ...ays a spectacle of truly epic and tragic nature. The rather, if your Samson, royal or other, is not yet blinded or subdued to the wheel; much more if ... ...m's; and there had long been a growing connection between the two Houses, by intermarriages and good offices. The Dukes of Liegnitz were Sovereign−Pri...

...n?s, a walking? stick cut from the woods, which serves also as a riding?stick (with which he hits the horse ?between the ears,? say authors); and for royal robes, a mere soldier?s blue coat with red facings, coat likely to be old, and sure to have a good deal of Spanish snuff on the breast of it; rest of the apparel dim, unobtrusive in color or out, ending in high over?kne...

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Kigeli V of Rwanda

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...arian initiatives on behalf of Rwandese refugees. King Kigeli V awards the Royal Order of the Intare,[9] the Royal Order of the Crested Crane, the Roy... ...the Royal Order of the Crested Crane, the Royal Order of the Crown and the Royal Order of the Drum to individuals. Awards and non-... ... of Solomon of the Ethiopian Empire Grand Collar, Royal Order of Ismail (Royal House of Egypt) Grand... ... Grand Collar, Order of the Tunic of Our Lord Jesus (Royal House of Georgia) Grand Cross, Cross of São ... ...ct or listen to their elders - If I am allowed to return, I will encourage intermarriage among the groups so that we can become one people again."[10]... ...e After the Throne, As King Gyanendra prepares to depart from the Nepalese royal palace, TIME takes a look at how other former and wannabe Monarchs ha...

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First Footsteps in East Africa

By: Sir Richard Francis Burton

...n Navy, in conjunction with Mr. William John Hamilton, then President of the Royal Geographical Society of Great Britain, solicited the permission of ... ...til March 1850, when Sir Charles Malcolm and Captain Smyth, President of the Royal Geographical Society of Great Britain, waited upon the chairman of ... ...nicated First footsteps in East Africa PREFACE. 2 with the President of the Royal Geographical Society and others: the feeling is, that though much v... ...re the present Captains F. F. Powell, and Richard Ethersey, in the Schooner 'Royal Tiger' and 'Shannon,' assisted by Lieut. (now Commander) Felix Jone... ... that dearth of enterprise—alluded to ex cathedra by a late President of the Royal Geographical Society of Great Britain—which now characterises Weste... ...al or Handad, the blacksmiths, originally of Aydur race, have become vile by intermarriage with serviles. They mast now wed maidens of their own class...

...te Vice?Admiral Sir Charles Malcolm, formerly Superintendent of the Indian Navy, in conjunction with Mr. William John Hamilton, then President of the Royal Geographical Society of Great Britain, solicited the permission of the Court of Directors of the Honorable East India Company to ascertain the productive resources of the unknown Somali Country in East Africa....

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Bukusu dialect

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...h closely related to the Bukusu by a shared language and a common culture. Intermarriage between the Bukusu and these Ugandan tribes is very common an... ...and aspects of Bantu structure' (Annales de MRAC, no. 85). Tervuren: Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.Nasiombe Mutonyi (2000) Aspects of Bukusu Morph...

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Through Central Borneo : An Account of Two Years' Travel in the Land of Head-Hunters between the Years 1913 and 1917

By: Carl Lumholtz

...es, the King and Queen of Norway, the Norwegian Geographical Society, the Royal Geographical Society of London, and Koninklijk Nederlandsch Aardrijk... ...t coast northward as far as the Bulungan, which was my immediate aim. The Royal Dutch Packet Boat Company adheres to a schedule of regular fortnight... ...De Weert_. It has been my fortune to travel much on the steamships of the Royal Packet Boat Company, which controls the whole Malay Archipelago from... ...posed expedition through Central Borneo. A small steamer belonging to the Royal Packet Boat Company maintains fortnightly connections between the tw... ... Duhoi, the (Ot-Danums); head-hunting of; primitive condition of; intermarriage of, with Kahayans; friendly visit of; rich collections ... ...-lobes River system of Borneo Rongkang, epidemic at Roth, Ling Royal Dutch Packet Boat Company Rubber; feast of gatherers of; an ...

...ious to discover fresh secrets. In furtherance of this purpose their Majesties, the King and Queen of Norway, the Norwegian Geographical Society, the Royal Geographical Society of London, and Koninklijk Nederlandsch Aardrijkskundig Genootschap, generously assisted me with grants, thus facilitating my efforts to raise the necessary funds. Subscriptions were received in Norw...

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Azmatkhan

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...eaching Islam.[1] Due to the long history of extensive intermarriage, notably with local nobility, most of them are physically and... ...esia, it is not uncommon for an Azmatkhan family member to have hereditary royal title such as Raden, Tubagus, Masagus, Masayu, Kemas, or Nyimas. They... ...eaching Islam.[1] Due to the long history of extensive intermarriage, notably with local nobility, most of them are physically and... ...esia, it is not uncommon for an Azmatkhan family member to have hereditary royal title such as Raden, Tubagus, Masagus, Masayu, Kemas, or Nyimas. They...

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Through Central Borneo

By: Carl Lumholtz

...sties, the King and Queen of Norway, the Norwegian Geographical Society, the Royal Geographical Society of London, and Koninklijk Nederlandsch Aardrij... ...east coast northward as far as the Bulungan, which was my immediate aim. The Royal Dutch Packet Boat Company adheres to a schedule of regular fortnigh... ....S. De Weert. It has been my fortune to travel much on the steamships of the Royal Packet Boat Company, which controls the whole Malay Archipelago fro... ...proposed expedition through Central Borneo. A small steamer belonging to the Royal Packet Boat Company maintains fortnightly connections between the t... ...marsh Duhoi, the (Ot−Danums); head−hunting of; primitive condition of; intermarriage of, with Kahayans; friendly visit of; rich collections ... ...eo Through Central Borneo CHAPTER XXXV 238 Rongkang, epidemic at Roth, Ling Royal Dutch Packet Boat Company Rubber; feast of gatherers of; an Eng...

...ious to discover fresh secrets. In furtherance of this purpose their Majesties, the King and Queen of Norway, the Norwegian Geographical Society, the Royal Geographical Society of London, and Koninklijk Nederlandsch Aardrijkskundig Genootschap, generously assisted me with grants, thus facilitating my efforts to raise the necessary funds. Subscriptions were received in Norw...

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Prognathism

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... (1459–1519). Traits such as these that were common to royal families are believed to have been passed on and exaggerated over tim... ...lies are believed to have been passed on and exaggerated over time through royal intermarriage which caused acute inbreeding. Due to the large amount ... ...re believed to have been passed on and exaggerated over time through royal intermarriage which caused acute inbreeding. Due to the large amount of pol... ... caused acute inbreeding. Due to the large amount of politically motivated intermarriage among Habsburgs, the dynasty was virtually unparalleled in th...

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Irving's Sketch Book

By: Mary E. Litchfield

...RAL LIFE IN ENGLAND .... -74 THE BROKEN HEART 83 THE ART OF BOOK-MAKING 90 A ROYAL POET 99 THE COUNTRY CHURCH 116 THE WIDOW AND HER SON 123 A SUNDAY I... ...ave him a warm welcome. In recognition of his valuable work as a writer, the Royal Society of Litera ture presented him with a medal, and the Universi... ...ain was first of all a " dear child," not xviii THE SKETCH BOOK a royal personage, in the thought of the kindly American minister. It is th... ...te retreat, lest I should have a whole pack of authors let loose upon me. A ROYAL POET Though your body be confined, And soft love a prisoner bound, ... ...massive towers like a mural crown round the brow of a lofty ridge, waves its royal banner in the clouds, and looks down with a lordly air upon the sur... ...was a complete family chronicle, being versed in the genealogy, history, and intermarriages of the whole house of Bracebridge, which made him a great ...

...WIFE, 31 -- RIP VAN WINKLE 40 -- ENGLISH WRITERS ON AMERICA, 63 -- RURAL LIFE IN ENGLAND, 74 -- THE BROKEN HEART 83 -- THE ART OF BOOK-MAKING 90 -- A ROYAL POET 99 -- THE COUNTRY CHURCH 116 -- THE WIDOW AND HER SON 123 -- A SUNDAY IN LONDON 132 -- THE BOAR S HEAD TAVERN, EASTCHEAP, 135 -- THE MUTABILITY OF LITERATURE 149 -- RURAL FUNERALS, 162 -- THE INN KITCHEN 177 -- THE...

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Robert Cormier (colonist)

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.... New York: WW Norton. p. 43 French administrators, including nearby Port Royal's lord, the Sieur Charles de Menou d'Aulnay, thought little of the c... ...ful co-existence with their neighbors, and Mi'kmaq trade, friendship and intermarriage was and is an immensely important part of the Acadian identit... ...16-17 and throughout It was to a more well-established settlement in Port Royal that Robert took his family to settle in 1650. Once the family was e... ... France. His son Thomas appears in the 1671 census as a carpenter at Port Royal, aged 35, married to Magdelaine Girouard, with a 2-year-old daughter ...

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The Ancien Regime

By: Charles Kingsley

...GSLEY The Ancien Regime Charles Kingsley PREFACE The rules of the Royal Institution forbid (and wisely) religious or political controversy. I... ...ckets, which bear on religious matters, were accordingly not spoken at the Royal Institution. But more. It was impossible for me in these Lectures, t... ...safeguard for poor humanity. 4 1867 LECTURE I--CASTE [Delivered at the Royal Institution, London, 1867.] These Lectures are meant to be comments ... ...by such men as Newton, Boyle, Sydenham, Ray, and the first founders of our Royal Society. In England, too, arose the great religious movements of the... ...id all, under pretence of keeping it pure, to keep it tainted by continual intermarriage; and paid, in increasing weakness of body and mind, the penal... ...nent, and especially in France and Germany, unable to strengthen itself by intermarriage with the noblesse, they retained that timidity which is the f... ...ilties and the dangers which beset arbitrary rulers; to have told him that royalty, "when assumed to content oneself, is a monstrous tyranny; when ass...

...The rules of the Royal Institution forbid (and wisely) religious or political controversy. It was therefore impossible for me in these Lectures, to say much which had to be said, in drawing a just and complete picture of the Ancien Regime in ...

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Marcher Lord

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... had special privileges which separated them from the usual English lordships. Royal writ did not obtain in the Marches: Marcher lords ruled their lan... ...ing. Marcher lords could build castles, a jealously guarded and easily-revoked Royal privilege in England. Marcher lords administered laws, waged war,... ...thority were staunchly resisted. Protests of the border lords surviving in the Royal records throw some light upon the nature and extent of the privil... ...r and it was agreed that a Parliament should be called to settle the matter. Intermarriage with the Welsh While fierce hostility between the Marche... ...between the Marcher lords and the Welsh was a fact of life, nevertheless, much intermarriage occurred between the Norman-descended barons and princely... ...cquired the ancient jurisdictional rights by use and eventually by a distinct royal charter . Roberts claimed to be a corporation sole in successio...

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Life of Johnson, Volume 5

By: Jonathan Ingram

...onourable asylum in Britain, where he has now lived many years the object of Royal regard and private respect[3]; and whom I cannot name without expre... ...t disfigured by the scars of that evil, which, it was formerly imagined, the royal touch [27] could cure. He was now in his sixty−fourth year, and was... ... Johnson said nothing at the time; but when we came to the great door of the Royal Infirmary, where upon a board was this inscription, 'Clean your fee... ...arning, said, 'they have been afraid it never would fall.' We shewed him the Royal Infirmary, for which, and for every other exertion of generous publ... ...e, that beautiful piece of architecture, but, alas! that deserted mansion of royalty, which Hamilton of Bangour, in one of his elegant poems, calls ... ...elsdyck's right; but the family has still great dignity and opulence, and by intermarriages is connected with many other noble families. When I was at...

...cessful, efforts to preserve the liberties of his country, has found an honourable asylum in Britain, where he has now lived many years the object of Royal regard and private respect[3]; and whom I cannot name without expressing my very grateful sense of the uniform kindness which he has been pleased to shew me[4]. The friends of Doctor Johnson can best judge, from interna...

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Religion in the Gambia

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...l community of Hindus among South Asian immigrants.[3] Intermarriage between Muslims and Christians is common.[3] In some areas, I... ...    Royalty ... ... Dynasties and royal houses ... ... The Royal House of Boureh Gnilane Joof ... ... The Royal House of Jogo Siga Joof ... ... The Royal House of Semou Njekeh Joof ... ...l community of Hindus among South Asian immigrants.[3] Intermarriage between Muslims and Christians is common.[3] In some areas, I...

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The History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic, Volume 2

By: William H. Prescott

...........................................140 CHAPTER IV. ALLIANCES OF THE ROYAL FAMILY.—DEATH OF PRINCE JOHN AND PRINCESS ISABELLA. ........... ... Ferdinand and Isabella The Catholic, Vol. 2 1 CHAPTER IV. ALLIANCES OF THE ROYAL FAMILY.—DEATH OF PRINCE JOHN AND PRINCESS ISABELLA. • FOOTNOTES • ... ...t all those confined there. The queen no sooner heard of this outrage on the royal authority, than she sent a detachment of her guard to Truxillo, whi... ...ssion, uniformly resisted every attempt from that quarter to encroach on the royal prerogative. The tendency of her administration was decidedly, as t... ...ately defeated by the queen−mother, an artful woman, who, being of the blood royal of France, was naturally disposed to a union with that kingdom. Fer... ...been understood; and the intimate relations thus introduced naturally led to intermarriages between the principal powers, who, until this period, seem... ...ts of Flanders, with whom a more intimate intercourse had been opened by the intermarriages of the royal family with the house of Burgundy. See Zuniga...

...SALVO SUCCORS THE POPE.?TREATY WITH -- FRANCE.? ORGANIZATION OF THE SPANISH MILITIA. 1496?1498, 137 -- FOOTNOTES, 140 -- Chapter IV. ALLIANCES OF THE ROYAL FAMILY.?DEATH OF PRINCE JOHN AND -- PRINCESS ISABELLA, 142 -- FOOTNOTES, 148 -- Chapter V. DEATH OF CARDINAL MENDOZA.?RISE OF -- XIMENES.?ECCLESIASTICAL REFORM, 153 -- FOOTNOTES, 162 -- Chapter VI. XIMENES IN GRANADA?PE...

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History of the Maltese in Gibraltar

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... Royal Calpe Hunt ... ...giving the colony a very cosmopolitan population. Years of coexistence and intermarriage on the Rock soon led to a coalescence of Maltese, Italian and... ...he arrival of 19th century trade with North Africa and the presence of the Royal Navy. This prosperity attracted immigrants from neighbouring Mediterr... ... Royal Gibraltar Police ... ... Royal Gibraltar Regiment ... ... Royal Gibraltar Post Office ... ...giving the colony a very cosmopolitan population. Years of coexistence and intermarriage on the Rock soon led to a coalescence of Maltese, Italian and...

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The Hand of Ethelberta : A Comedy in Chapters

By: Thomas Hardy

...d) • 24. ETHELBERTA'S HOUSE (continued) - THE BRITISH MUSEUM • 25. THE ROYAL ACADEMY - THE FARNFIELD ESTATE • 26. ETHELBERTA'S DRAWING-ROOM • ... ... come along, Faith. Women allow strange liberties in these days.' 25. THE ROYAL ACADEMY - THE FARNFIELD ESTATE Ethelberta was a firm believer in the ... ...fections to the antipodes. She had now and then imagined that her previous intermarriage with the Petherwin family might efface much besides her surna...

...CHRISTOPHER'S ROOMS · 22. ETHELBERTA'S HOUSE · 23. ETHELBERTA'S HOUSE (continued) · 24. ETHELBERTA'S HOUSE (continued) - THE BRITISH MUSEUM · 25. THE ROYAL ACADEMY - THE FARNFIELD ESTATE · 26. ETHELBERTA'S DRAWING-ROOM · 27. MRS. BELMAINE'S - CRIPPLEGATE CHURCH · 28. ETHELBERTA'S - MR. CHICKEREL'S ROOM · 29. ETHELBERTA'S DRESSING-ROOM - MR. DONCASTLE'S HOUSE · 30. ON THE H...

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Ferdinand I of Austria

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... a noodle to ask for noodles" - The Habsburg Monarchy 1809–1918Geoffrey Regan, Royal Blunders, page 72 1848 Revolutions As the revolutionaries of 1... ...rypt in Vienna. Titles He used the titles:http://www.heraldica.org/topics/royalty/royalstyle.htm#austria His Imperial Royal Apostolic Majesty... ...urther back in his ancestry there is more pedigree collapse due to the close intermarriage between the Houses of Austria and Spain and other Catholi...

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Popular History of Ireland Volume 2 from the Earliest Period to the Emancipation of the Catholics

By: Thomas Darcy Mcgee

...e of life was therefore a cause of much congratulation to Sidney and his royal mistress, and as no other "strong man" was likely soon to arise, the... ...ciples. He proposed to make the highest heads bow to the supremacy of the royal sword--to punish with exemplary rigour every sign of insubordinatio... ...he last. A new Privy Council was sworn in on his arrival at Dublin, with royal instructions "to concur with" the Deputy, and 20,000 pounds a year i... ...ally, which took place at Mullaghmast in 1577, is an evidence of how the royal troops were used to promote the ends of the Undertakers. To Mullaghm... ...large part of the Spanish Armada, on the northern and western coasts. The royal commission issued for the first-mentioned purpose exemplifies, in a ... ...ndred great proprietors, bound together by the spirit of their class, by intermarriage, and by the hereditary possession of power. To reduce this e...

...ty?s soldiers? slain in battle. The removal of such a leader in the very prime of life was therefore a cause of much congratulation to Sidney and his royal mistress, and as no other ?strong man? was likely soon to arise, the Deputy now turned with renewed ardor to the task of establishing the Queen?s supremacy, in things spiritual as well as temporal. With this view he urg...

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Comorian society

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... Antalotes, and the Sakalava, the latter having settled largely on Mahoré. Intermarriage has tended to blur the distinctions among these groups, howev... ... living around the town of Tsangadjou on the east coast of Njazidja . Royal Clans Shirazi Arab royal clans dominated the islands socially, cul...

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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, With Samuel Johnson, Containing Some Poetical Pieces by Dr. Johnson, Relative to the Tour, And Never before Published. A Series of His Conversation, Literary Anecdotes, And Opinions of Men and Books: With an Authentick Account of the Distresses and Escape of the Grandson of King James II in the Year 1746

By: James Boswell

...ourable asylum in Britain, where he has now lived many years the object of Royal regard and private respect; and whom I cannot name without expressing... ...disfigured by the scars of that evil, which, it was formerly imagined, the royal touch could cure. He was now in his sixty-fourth year, and was become... ...sdyck's right; but the family has still great dignity and opulence, and by intermarriages is connected with many other noble families. When I was at t... ...band of Countess Veronica, was Alexander, Earl of Kincardine, that eminent Royalist whose character is given by Burnet in his History of his own Times... ...ohnson said nothing at the time; but when we came to the great door of the Royal Infirmary, where, upon a board, was this inscription, CLEAN YOUR FEET... ...ing, said, 'they have been afraid it never would fall'. We shewed him the Royal Infirmary, for which, and for every other exertion of generous public...

...cessful, efforts to preserve the liberties of his country, has found an honourable asylum in Britain, where he has now lived many years the object of Royal regard and private respect; and whom I cannot name without expressing my very grateful sense of the uniform kindness which he has been pleased to shew me. The friends of Doctor Johnson can best judge, from internal evid...

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Gqunukhwebe

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...Fish and Keiskamma rivers) by the colonial government. After many years of intermarriage, there were no physical differences in th... ...to Christianity. Some writers consider him the one of the first people of royal blood line to convert to Christianity, which cont... ...the senior house is from the Phato lineage. A longtime councilor of Phatho royal family, the late Frank Mathanga from the Tshawe-c...

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